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Offline LizzieW

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Re: A question about Bishops' Transcripts and FamilySearch etc.
« Reply #18 on: Friday 23 November 12 16:01 GMT (UK) »
I don't mind travelling to a Family History Centre to view microfiche, what I do think is a waste of time is having to travel many miles just to ask them to order the one you want.  There is e-mail, 'phone and even snail mail if necessary to place an order.  I buy lots of things on line and I don't have to travel all over the UK to place the orders.

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Re: A question about Bishops' Transcripts and FamilySearch etc.
« Reply #19 on: Friday 23 November 12 16:23 GMT (UK) »
LizzieW - I agree.  In this day and age, what with the internet and everything, it is clearly unacceptable that people have to travel to see these things.  I reiterate my earlier question - what about the elderly and disabled?  Does this not discriminate against them?  And of course, there are people who live overseas.

Please remember the Family History Centers are not primarily there for the general public. They are there for the purposes of the LDS Church, and whatever services they provide to non-members are out of their generosity, not out of duty. I don't think we should be looking a gift horse in the mouth.

And there are Family History Centers world-wide.


Apologies, rant over.

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Re: A question about Bishops' Transcripts and FamilySearch etc.
« Reply #20 on: Friday 23 November 12 16:49 GMT (UK) »

I don't mind travelling to a Family History Centre to view microfiche, what I do think is a waste of time is having to travel many miles just to ask them to order the one you want.  There is e-mail, 'phone and even snail mail if necessary to place an order.  I buy lots of things on line and I don't have to travel all over the UK to place the orders.

Online ordering is now the only permitted way to order films, has been for a year or so.

https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ordering_Microfilm_or_Microfiche

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Re: A question about Bishops' Transcripts and FamilySearch etc.
« Reply #21 on: Friday 23 November 12 17:55 GMT (UK) »
Back to 91090 the original baptism record and the film where the record of Robert Wood's baptism IS recorded. That is where familysearch.org had transcribed the record which we do see. But the Robert Wood baptism is one of a limited number of baptisms which was performed during the tenure of Bishop Shute Barrington, Bishop of Durham. That is until the last day of December 1812 when HM Government standardized the CofE parish register system. If you read the records of the other children on the C-L-S page I sent you you will see what I mean. Both parents names, where the parents were born, sometimes father of the mother etc.. This was not included on the Internet version which we can see.


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Re: A question about Bishops' Transcripts and FamilySearch etc.
« Reply #22 on: Saturday 24 November 12 21:58 GMT (UK) »
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Re: A question about Bishops' Transcripts and FamilySearch etc.
« Reply #23 on: Saturday 24 November 12 22:32 GMT (UK) »
 
Online ordering is now the only permitted way to order films, has been for a year or so.

https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ordering_Microfilm_or_Microfiche
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Agreed. It is here in Australia, anyhow.  Our FHS has a licence from LDs for people to order films and view at our library, even though there are quite a few of their centres in our city.
Surely the UK is up to date with online ordering too?

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Re: A question about Bishops' Transcripts and FamilySearch etc.
« Reply #24 on: Sunday 25 November 12 04:11 GMT (UK) »
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Please remember the Family History Centers are not primarily there for the general public. They are there for the purposes of the LDS Church, and whatever services they provide to non-members are out of their generosity, not out of duty. I don't think we should be looking a gift horse in the mouth.

Sorry Graham.  I wasn't actually aware of that.  Of course, I am grateful for the LDS Church for the amazing free service they provide - I just didn't see the link between LDS and Family History Centers.  And yes, I do feel like an idiot.

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Re: A question about Bishops' Transcripts and FamilySearch etc.
« Reply #25 on: Sunday 25 November 12 15:37 GMT (UK) »


  Don't forget www.freereg.org.uk  folks. It's always worth a look; new stuff is being uploaded all the time as the noble band of volunteers struggles through the inkblots, crossings out, squiggles, and vicar's abbreviations to transcribe PRs from all over England so they are available free of charge online.
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Re: A question about Bishops' Transcripts and FamilySearch etc.
« Reply #26 on: Sunday 25 November 12 16:13 GMT (UK) »
  Don't forget www.freereg.org.uk  folks.

I did mention it in reply #17  ;)


A vast amount of information is now on the internet that wasn't there only a few years. The Bishops Transcripts are a case in point - they've only been available for a short time. More and more is coming on line every day via, for instance, free Reg or Durham records Online.
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