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Family tree viewing - mathematical?
« on: Thursday 07 February 19 17:16 GMT (UK) »
A long time ago (say 5 years), I read about a rather mathematical and counter intuitive way of viewing a family tree. It was very powerful - and was called something like a carpet or quilt.

And it was NOTHING like a normal way of viewing a tree.

I think somebody created a prototype plugin for the Gramps program to do it.

Can anybody help me remember what it was?

I've been throwing keywords at google for half an hour and coming up empty.

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Re: Family tree viewing - mathematical?
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 07 February 19 17:41 GMT (UK) »
Do you see anything similar here?

http://www.rootschat.com/links/01ndl/
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: Family tree viewing - mathematical?
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 07 February 19 19:43 GMT (UK) »
I use GRAMPS.  It is called a quilt, and, while I like complex things, I have not yet got to grips with it. It isn't immediately intuitive.  There have been so many additions to GRAMPS lately. I love it.

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Names:
Loughborough and Loughbrough, (London, Hull, Pirton, Durham & Hartlepool);
Watson, (Bedlington, Jarrow & Hartlepool);
Ballard & Glassop (E. London); 
Leggett (Corton, Scarborough, Hartlepool); 
Young, Adamson & Wilson, (Hartlepool). 

I use GRAMPS v5.0 software. 

My ancestors are probably turning in their graves, not that I can actually find any of them.

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Re: Family tree viewing - mathematical?
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Re: Family tree viewing - mathematical?
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 07 February 19 21:09 GMT (UK) »
If I could come in. Does Gramps work on a Mac and can you import a Gedcom ?

I use GRAMPS.  It is called a quilt, and, while I like complex things, I have not yet got to grips with it. It isn't immediately intuitive.  There have been so many additions to GRAMPS lately. I love it.

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Re: Family tree viewing - mathematical?
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 07 February 19 22:35 GMT (UK) »
Jksdelver, Windows and Linux, but I don't think Macs. Check here. It does import GEDCOM.

https://gramps-project.org/introduction-WP/

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Loughborough and Loughbrough, (London, Hull, Pirton, Durham & Hartlepool);
Watson, (Bedlington, Jarrow & Hartlepool);
Ballard & Glassop (E. London); 
Leggett (Corton, Scarborough, Hartlepool); 
Young, Adamson & Wilson, (Hartlepool). 

I use GRAMPS v5.0 software. 

My ancestors are probably turning in their graves, not that I can actually find any of them.

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Re: Family tree viewing - mathematical?
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 07 February 19 22:47 GMT (UK) »
Thanks I will take a look

Jksdelver, Windows and Linux, but I don't think Macs. Check here. It does import GEDCOM.

https://gramps-project.org/introduction-WP/

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Re: Family tree viewing - mathematical?
« Reply #8 on: Friday 08 February 19 09:49 GMT (UK) »
According to a note at the bottom of the Gramps wiki page, this feature is based on GeneaQuilts, which says it is a free program for all platforms:

https://aviz.fr/geneaquilts/
Researching among others:
Bartle, Bilton, Campbell, Craven, Emmott, Harcourt, Hirst, Kellet(t), Kennedy,
Meaburn, Mennile/Meynell, Metcalf(e), Palliser, Robinson, Rutter, Shipley, Stow, Wilkinson

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