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Offline Rosemarie

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Re: Family Search Site - 1881 Census
« Reply #9 on: Monday 04 October 04 13:55 BST (UK) »
Hi John

Thanks for the hint on opening items in a new browser. I hate to admit it but I didn't know anything about that. Returned today from holiday in Mebourne and at present I feel as though my brain's gone AWOL so when it feels normal again, or as normal as it ever gets, I'll check out what you've suggested.

Regards, Rosemarie.
All Census Data included in this post is Crown Copyright (see: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk)

IRELAND:CostelloSauce,Hatchell
Connolly/Conneelly(Kilkerrin,Co Galway)
WALES: Flintshire-Roberts
CHESHIRE-Irby: Ledsham,Roberts,Bennett
LANCS:
Liverpool: Howard
Halewood: Ellison, Turton,
Prescot: Cross, Hornby, Prescott
Warrington: Sauce
Widnes: Connolly, Cross, Currie, Prescott
Manchester: Currie
Altcar: Howard, Bolton
ASHFORD: Dale,Ellis
SCOTLAND: Currie,Lindsay,McDonald, Savage,

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Re: Family Search Site - 1881 Census
« Reply #10 on: Monday 04 October 04 15:00 BST (UK) »
I have found that you can often access the 1881 census details if you get to them "through the back door", so to speak.

What you need to do is, instead of selecting 'Census', select 'All Resoucres', then when the results are listed for your search, scroll down until you get to the 1881 British Census. You can normally now view the results.

Obviously this method won't work if you are researching common names as not enough results will show up on the 'All Resources' results page, due to lack of space.

Hope this helps

Amy
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Re: Family Search Site - 1881 Census
« Reply #11 on: Monday 04 October 04 16:23 BST (UK) »
I use it the way Amy describes also... but don't forget to select the OVER 25 if it is displayed at the bottom of each section. Then click the REFINE SEARCH at the top and narrow down your search by adding more criteria.

Cheers, Peter
MARSON - Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Ontario
NOON - Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire
SMITH - Essex, Yorkshire, Ontario, British Columbia
BLANKS - Essex, Middlesex, Surrey, Kent
JOHNSON - Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Ontario
SIMPKIN - Cambridgeshire, Norfolk
CLARK - Cambridgeshire
ARBER - Cambridgeshire
ELSDEN - Cambridgeshire

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Ancestry & IGI under maintenance
« Reply #12 on: Friday 15 October 04 23:11 BST (UK) »
evening all!!

anyone found freebmd ''service not available'' tonight?? Been getting this message for about an hour now!!

as you were soldier!

sue ;)
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Spick, Young, Booth, Rodwell - Sheffield;
King - Retford;
Knubley/knubbley - Cumberland, Sheffield, Australia;
Pyne/Pine - Ireland, Ruabon, Sheffield.

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Re: Freebmd-not working?
« Reply #13 on: Friday 15 October 04 23:37 BST (UK) »
I get the same. Want to try the chatroom instead? Ticker wants more bodies.
Rose (Black Country),Downs (Black Country),Wolloxall (any and all),Bark (Derbyshire),Wright (Derbyshire),Marsden (Derbyshire), Wallace (Black Country)

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Re: Freebmd-not working?
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 16 October 04 02:43 BST (UK) »
I suspect that a lot of the internet genealogy sites are fairly overloaded at the moment with that TV programme (about celebrities finding their roots) spurring a bit more interest in the general public.  Freebmd often overloads though, and you just have to be patient and try again some other time.

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Re: Freebmd-not working?
« Reply #15 on: Saturday 16 October 04 03:03 BST (UK) »
itoo tried for hours to get on with no joy
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Re: Freebmd-not working?
« Reply #16 on: Saturday 16 October 04 11:54 BST (UK) »
seemed to be working OK a couple of hours ago  :) but it didn't tell me what I wanted to know :(
Dinsdale, Ellis, Gee, Goldsmith,Green,Hawks,Holmes,  Lacey, Longhorn, Pickersgill, Quantrill,Tuthill, Tuttle & Walker,  in E & W Yorks, Lincs, Norfolk & Suffolk. Census information is Crown Copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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Re: Freebmd-not working?
« Reply #17 on: Saturday 16 October 04 12:44 BST (UK) »
I've been trying off and on for an hour now and just tried again and it is still not working.  Just went my computer of kid free and I really want to find something.

Jacquie.
surnames researching:
Wolverhampton- Pearce Burt Crockett Cowley Dickinson Fisher Harris Spencer Owen
Dudley, Tipton, Brierley Hill - Fisher Cooper Pearson
Darlaston- Fisher

Norfolk- Pease Jewel Twite Holmstead Bird   Yorkshire- White Hawkin Pease
Kenilworth- Hammond