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Offline kizmiaz

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Ancestry has bitten the dust!!!
« on: Wednesday 12 November 08 22:44 GMT (UK) »
Help!!

Withdrawal symptoms are setting in! (Symptoms being excessive use of exclamation marks, etc!!!)

Ancestry has just bitten the big one. I can't access it on the .co.uk, .com, or even .com.au versions of the site. Even Library Edition (I'm not saying how I know!) doesn't work! I've tried on Firefox and IE, in Windows XP and Windows ME. I'm all out of ideas.

Oh no. My fingers are itching to type, but nothings there.

Anyone else having trouble accessing it?

Glen

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Re: Ancestry has bitten the dust!!!
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 12 November 08 22:46 GMT (UK) »
They are offering some free access for November and have probably become overloaded.
Southern or Southan [Hereford , Monmouthshire & Glos], Jenkins, Meredith and Morgan [Monmouthshire and Glos.], Murrill, Damary, Damry, Ray, Lawrence [all Middx. & London], Nethway from Kenn or Yatton. Also Riley and Lyons in South Africa and Riley from St. Helena.
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Re: Ancestry has bitten the dust!!!
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 12 November 08 22:48 GMT (UK) »
It's been having problems all week specially with the BMD Index and it has been very slow.


mab
Census information is Crown copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Inishowen: Meenamullaghan (Big Hill), Foffenagh (Rock), Illies and area...mainly McCallion, Doherty, Bradley, Grant, Devlin and Lynch.
Kilmacrenan: Gortnacorrib....Bonner
Letterkenny: Bonner
Scotland: Bonar, Boner Bonner etc
Conwal: Kirkstown.....Toner
Derry City: Bonner, McGowan, McGilloway, McElwee, Bradley
Omagh: Bradley
Fanad Penninsular, Donegal.....McBride, Friel, Fielty

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Re: Ancestry has bitten the dust!!!
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 12 November 08 22:50 GMT (UK) »
Yep, I've got problems too tonight, although it was fine this afternoon. Really annoying!

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Re: Ancestry has bitten the dust!!!
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 12 November 08 22:50 GMT (UK) »
I'm in, but it was really slow - just like on here when there are thousands of us using the site at one time.
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ESS: Howe French Cant Annis Noakes Turner Marshall Makerow Duck Spurden Harmony
SCT: Howe Shaw Raitt Milne Forsyth Birnie Crichton Duncan McBeath Daniel Hay Robertson Jaffrey Smith McDonald Alexander Craighead
NRY: Bushby Smith Bland Iley Cunion Kendrew Thornbury Favell Lonsdale Crossland Rudd Pratt Gibson
WES; Dickenson Jackson Ewbank Waller
STS: White
SRY: Knight
DUR: Smith Littlefair
HAM: Williams Grose Lush Venson

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Re: Ancestry has bitten the dust!!!
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 12 November 08 22:54 GMT (UK) »
Ancestry has been a creaking gate for some time now.  Can't get in at all at the moment
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Re: Ancestry has bitten the dust!!!
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 12 November 08 22:55 GMT (UK) »
It's not letting me into the censuses but is fine on BMDs.
How odd. ???
All Census Look Ups Are Crown Copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

ESS: Howe French Cant Annis Noakes Turner Marshall Makerow Duck Spurden Harmony
SCT: Howe Shaw Raitt Milne Forsyth Birnie Crichton Duncan McBeath Daniel Hay Robertson Jaffrey Smith McDonald Alexander Craighead
NRY: Bushby Smith Bland Iley Cunion Kendrew Thornbury Favell Lonsdale Crossland Rudd Pratt Gibson
WES; Dickenson Jackson Ewbank Waller
STS: White
SRY: Knight
DUR: Smith Littlefair
HAM: Williams Grose Lush Venson

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Re: Ancestry has bitten the dust!!!
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 12 November 08 22:59 GMT (UK) »
What's happening for me is that after a long time the census page loaded, I can click through to the transcription page, but when I click on the 'view original image' icon I get an error message saying 'error processing request'. Very annoying indeed.

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Re: Ancestry has bitten the dust!!!
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 12 November 08 23:06 GMT (UK) »
Jen

I have had problems with the BMD's and I sent an email to Ancestry......their reply

We are aware of this problem and are working to correct it. The problem with the search happens intermittently so if you continue to click on the 'Search' button, you may get a list of results. I apologise for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


It did work for me kinda.

mab
Census information is Crown copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Inishowen: Meenamullaghan (Big Hill), Foffenagh (Rock), Illies and area...mainly McCallion, Doherty, Bradley, Grant, Devlin and Lynch.
Kilmacrenan: Gortnacorrib....Bonner
Letterkenny: Bonner
Scotland: Bonar, Boner Bonner etc
Conwal: Kirkstown.....Toner
Derry City: Bonner, McGowan, McGilloway, McElwee, Bradley
Omagh: Bradley
Fanad Penninsular, Donegal.....McBride, Friel, Fielty