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Offline Lydart

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PLEASE ... new members ... read this !
« on: Thursday 10 July 08 09:01 BST (UK) »
Its wonderful that we are having new members join us every day, but please, PLEASE ... if you are new, it would help everyone if you put up your place of residence in your profile ... it doesn't have to be specific, but if you just put 'London' or 'Queensland, Australia' ... it would help the old hands to offer you more help.   I'm often tempted to suggest to someone they visit a certain record office, for e.g.  ... then realise they could be ten thousand miles away ! 
Dorset/Wilts/Hants: Trowbridge Williams Sturney/Sturmey Prince Foyle/Foil Hoare Vincent Fripp/Frypp Triggle/Trygel Adams Hibige/Hibditch Riggs White Angel Cake 
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Som'set: Clark(e) Fry
Durham: Law(e)
London: Hanham Poplett
Lancs/Cheshire/CANADA (Kelowna, B.C. & Sask): Stubbs Walmesley

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Re: PLEASE ... new members ... read this !
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 10 July 08 09:31 BST (UK) »
Hi Lydart

I think its up to the individual person if they want to give their location. In this day and age its probably best not to put the area that you are living in, as one person on another thread says its easy to tack people down, and as this is a free site, you never know who is looking at your profile ???

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Re: PLEASE ... new members ... read this !
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 10 July 08 09:53 BST (UK) »
Never found it a problem not to have an area documented .....  :)
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Re: PLEASE ... new members ... read this !
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 10 July 08 10:06 BST (UK) »
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suggest to someone they visit a certain record office, for e.g.  ... then realise they could be ten thousand miles away !

I am with Lydart on this one,  surely just the country could be given

 I have fallen foul of this on more than one occassion myself  ::)
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« Reply #4 on: Thursday 10 July 08 10:14 BST (UK) »
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suggest to someone they visit a certain record office, for e.g.  ... then realise they could be ten thousand miles away !

I am with Lydart on this one, I have fallen foul of this on more than one occassion myself  ::)

Hi Patrish

Buts its just as easy to ask them what county and area they are looking for, than to give out to much personel info on their profile.

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« Reply #5 on: Thursday 10 July 08 10:15 BST (UK) »
Never found it a problem not to have an area documented .....  :)
And what is your area then Newster  because the last time I look you came from the Shire, and they don't have a records office at all ;D ;D ::) ::)

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« Reply #6 on: Thursday 10 July 08 10:17 BST (UK) »
Intergalactic ......

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« Reply #7 on: Thursday 10 July 08 10:19 BST (UK) »
Hi Ricky,

Not talking counties...... countries but I suppose the same applies. :-\
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« Reply #8 on: Thursday 10 July 08 10:21 BST (UK) »
Snap Patrish!   I recommended a website to someone who was researching an area only to find, in their reply, that they lived there! I too have suggested visits, to areas in the UK,  to people living on the other side of the world.  ::)


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Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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