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« on: Monday 18 August 08 07:20 BST (UK) »
Hi,does anyone have any information on GIGRIN FARM,Radnorshire? Ive traced my family back to living there in abt 1860's. Thanks ;D

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Re: GIGRIN FARM
« Reply #1 on: Monday 18 August 08 08:28 BST (UK) »
Alyson, welcome to rootschat.

Have you thought of googling to find the name of the nearest public library to where the farmis/was and emailing them to ask if they can tell you about it?   They may have a Local Studies section that specialises in such things.

the other option is that if the farm is in a tiny community why not write to the Postmaster and ask if the farm still exists etc?
 I have followed both these approaches and had help.

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Re: GIGRIN FARM
« Reply #2 on: Monday 18 August 08 09:16 BST (UK) »
Hi Charlotte.thanks for your reply. Yes i have emailed the farm,but not heard anything off them. Just thought that maybe someone would have a little information.


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Re: GIGRIN FARM
« Reply #3 on: Monday 18 August 08 13:19 BST (UK) »
Sorry to have crossed wires then... was just a thought. I did it with a farm I was interested in and got a very warm response.
let us know how you get on,
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Re: GIGRIN FARM
« Reply #4 on: Monday 18 August 08 13:28 BST (UK) »
Thanks again for your reply Charlotte,i shouldve put it in the heading that ive contacted the farm. Sorry!!.i will let you know what happens,just seem to hitting a brick wall at the mo lol x

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Re: GIGRIN Farm
« Reply #5 on: Monday 18 August 08 15:27 BST (UK) »
Alyson, Another idea... ask in a separate post if anyone can look up a recent electoral roll for that district to see who livesat that place.  the rolls are arranged by address not surname which suits you... never suits me. !  Put as the subject something like Electoral roll lookup in XXXX

Try it.. try everthing is my rule and eventually something gives and t\you nudge forward..
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Re: GIGRIN Farm
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 19 August 08 07:37 BST (UK) »
kmo, great link and Alyson must be over the moon.
Well done KMO.

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Re: GIGRIN Farm
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 19 August 08 20:43 BST (UK) »
Hi kmo,thanks for your reply. I have visited that web site,there is nothing on the history of the farm.  :(