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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #594 on: Sunday 29 October 17 01:37 BST (UK) »
When you're tired, not enough concentration for doing your own research as it does require a full head  ;D & rather than watch tv or read a book etc. you read through others threads on RC  ::), spot surnames in areas of your own interest, hope to find a link of some sort by chance i.e. still actually doing your own research inadvertently  ???

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South Uist, Inverness-shire, Scotland:- Bowie, Campbell, Cumming, Currie

Ireland:- Cullen, Flannigan (Derry), Donahoe/Donaghue (variants) (Cork), McCrate (Tipperary), Mellon, Tol(l)and (Donegal & Tyrone)

Newcastle-on-Tyne/Durham (Northumberland):- Harrison, Jude, Kemp, Lunn, Mellon, Robson, Stirling

Kettering, Northampton:- MacKinnon

Canada:- Callaghan, Cumming, MacPhee

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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #595 on: Sunday 29 October 17 17:22 GMT (UK) »
When your eyes ache from looking at a computer screen, your back aches even though it's a comfortable chair and you feel hungry only to find you've been in another world for five hours.  :o

Doble.  North. Garrish. Jewell. Gillard.
Vincent.  Spiller. Collings. Board.   
Harris. Manfield. Manning. Salter. Eveleigh.
Strawbridge. Matthews. Sweetland.
Devon. NZ. Australia.

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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #596 on: Sunday 29 October 17 17:24 GMT (UK) »
When your eyes ache from looking at a computer screen, your back aches even though it's a comfortable chair and you feel hungry only to find you've been in another world for five hours.  :o

Never, I don't believe it  :o  8)

Not sure if I've said this before:

My friend in South Africa says that her husband states that "she is the only person he knows who gets her "jollies" from wandering through graveyards."  Ermmmmmm!!!!
Transcriptions and NBI are merely finding aids.  They are NOT a substitute for original record entries.
Remember - "They'll be found when they want to be found" !!!
If you don't ask the question, you won't get an answer.
He/she who never made a mistake, never made anything.
Archbell - anywhere, any date
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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #597 on: Saturday 04 November 17 20:46 GMT (UK) »
Watching NCIS and the main character is called Leroy Jethro Gibbs and when investigating, they find a Leroy Jethro Moore. Tony, one of Gibbs' aides says "Another Leroy Jethro. What are the odds" not knowing Gibbs was named after Moore. And watching the scene I think about my family tree and an reminded of a Jethro Wickham in my ancestor and the NCIS ep reminds me to explore that line.
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LONDON, Coombs, Roberts, Auber, Helsdon, Fradine, Morin, Goodacre
DORSET Coombs, Munday
NORFOLK Helsdon, Riches, Harbord, Budery
KENT Roberts, Goodacre
SUSSEX Walder, Boniface, Dinnage, Standen, Lee, Botten, Wickham, Jupp
SUFFOLK Titshall, Frost, Fairweather, Mayhew, Archer, Eade, Scarfe
DURHAM Stewart, Musgrave, Wilson, Forster
SCOTLAND Stewart in Selkirk
USA Musgrave, Saix
ESSEX Cornwell, Stock, Quilter, Lawrence, Whale, Clift
OXON Edgington, Smith, Inkpen, Snell, Batten, Brain

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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #598 on: Saturday 04 November 17 21:13 GMT (UK) »
When you spend an evening on the Computer following a new and exciting line of research, and suddenly hear birds chirping! 

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FLEMING,   Ireland
DUNNELL,  England
PAULSON,  England
DOUGLAS, Scotland, Ireland, NZ
WALKER,   Scotland
WATSON,  England, Ayrshire, Scotland, NZ
McAUGHTRIE, Ayrshire, Scotland, NZ
MASON,     Scotland, England, NZ
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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #599 on: Sunday 05 November 17 14:30 GMT (UK) »
When you are in a churchyard and someone walks over the grass and you want to shout "Hey, get off my ancestors!". Especially if they let the dog loose.
rayard.

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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #600 on: Sunday 05 November 17 14:34 GMT (UK) »
When you are in a churchyard and someone walks over the grass and you want to shout "Hey, get off my ancestors!". Especially if they let the dog loose.
rayard.

Wot?! :o Dogs in graveyards?
That's not allowed here! ;)
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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #601 on: Friday 04 September 20 18:49 BST (UK) »
you get ever so excited by the discovery of a memorial mason in a quiet little unassuming town, and so nonchalantly wander in to enquire as to the cost of having the inscription on an ancestor's headstone re-cut ...
All identified names up to and including my great x5 grandparents: Abbot Andrews Baker Blenc(h)ow Brothers Burrows Chambers Clifton Cornwell Escott Fisher Foster Frost Giddins Groom Hardwick Harris Hart Hayho(e) Herman Holcomb(e) Holmes Hurley King-Spooner Martindale Mason Mitchell Murphy Neves Oakey Packman Palmer Peabody Pearce Pettit(t) Piper Pottenger Pound Purkis Rackliff(e) Richardson Scotford Sherman Sinden Snear Southam Spooner Stephenson Varing Weatherley Webb Whitney Wiles Wright

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Re: You know you're addicted to Genealogy when ....
« Reply #602 on: Friday 04 September 20 20:00 BST (UK) »
When the cuppa has gone cold or the potatoes have boiled dry !!
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Garner, Marylebone Paddington  Northolt Ilford
Garner, Devon
Garner New Zealand
Maddieson
Parkinson St Pancras,
Lethbridge Paddington Slough
Jenkins Marylebone Paddington
Mizon/Mison/Myson Paddington
Tindal Marylebone Paddington
Tocock, (name changed to Ellis) London
Southam Marylebone, Paddington
Bragg Lambeth 1800's
Edermaniger(Maniger) Essex Kent Canada (Toronto)
Coveney Kent Lambeth
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