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Problems using FamilySearch.org
« on: Saturday 05 January 19 18:37 GMT (UK) »
I'm feeling very frustrated and hoping that someone can help!

I want to search/browse the Durham Bishops Transcripts that I know are online at FamilySearch.org.  I've looked at them before, years ago, and know I used to be able to do it quite easily.

But now I'm having real trouble.  I've created a new account in but just can't find my way around the site, and I keep getting a message saying that my browser doesn't support the website, and to update the site or install a new browser.  How on earth do I update the site?  Not sure I want to install a new browser.

I feel as though I'm going round in circles.  I can't even get to the catalogue of records.  Can  anyone help?

Edit - I've downloaded Chrome and things are looking up.  Hopefully I can get to grips with it now.
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Re: Problems using FamilySearch.org
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 05 January 19 18:57 GMT (UK) »
From the FamilySearch home page, click on the Search tab, choose records.  Then from the map, click on the British Isles and choose England.   Go down the page about a fifth of the way to the section called 'Image-Only Historical Records' and 'Durham Diocese Bishop's Transcripts, 1639-1919' is the first in the list.
Wiltshire:  Banks, Taylor
Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
Bristol:  Banks, Duddridge, Barnard
Down:  Ennis, McGee
Wicklow:  Chapman, Pepper
Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
Wisconsin:  Ennis, Chapman, Logan, Ware
Maine:  Ware, Mitchell, Tarr

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Re: Problems using FamilySearch.org
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 05 January 19 21:33 GMT (UK) »
You need to use Chrome or another browser, not Internet Explorer.
Sue
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Re: Problems using FamilySearch.org
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 05 January 19 22:14 GMT (UK) »
You need to use Chrome or another browser, not Internet Explorer.
Sue

I think you may be right,  I tried all sorts with familysearch and in the end relented and went over to Chrome and it works just fine.


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Re: Problems using FamilySearch.org
« Reply #4 on: Monday 07 January 19 15:18 GMT (UK) »
Thank you all!  Yes, eventually I installed Chrome, and problem solved.  Very frustrating though!

Thanks again :)
All UK Census Transcriptions are Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk


Reddie, Gott, Woodcock, Randerson, Heslop, Dove, Sowerby, Henderson, Singleton, Butler, Kelly, Parkes, Pinkney, Sellers, Speck, Todd,  Wilkie and others.