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ancestry.co.uk - free access to records over Easter.
« on: Friday 19 April 19 02:55 BST (UK) »
Hello, I just went to the ancestry.co.uk site to look up something - and it is free access over this long weekend. It seems to cover a lot of records.
Jackie
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Re: ancestry.co.uk - free access to records over Easter.
« Reply #1 on: Friday 19 April 19 07:09 BST (UK) »
Brilliant. Thank you.  :D
Rowse in Brixham, Tenby, Hull & Ramsgate. Strongman, in Falmouth. Champion. Coke. Eame/s. Gibbons. Passmore. Pulsever. Sparkes in Brixham & Ramsgate. Toms in Cornwall. Waymoth. Wyatt.

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Re: ancestry.co.uk - free access to records over Easter.
« Reply #2 on: Friday 19 April 19 09:28 BST (UK) »
Thank you
Wills Isle of Wight
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Re: ancestry.co.uk - free access to records over Easter.
« Reply #3 on: Friday 19 April 19 10:03 BST (UK) »
Is it me or does it not allow you access to Member family trees?

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Re: ancestry.co.uk - free access to records over Easter.
« Reply #4 on: Friday 19 April 19 10:15 BST (UK) »
I  have never tried that; maybe someone else can advise there.
Jackie
Bateman, Baylis, Bellotti, Bower (Stillgebauer), Cattermole, Chester, Dullage, Felix, French, Garrett, Gilbert, Harding, Haynes, Hazelwood, Plume, Rudge, Strickson, Warren, Whitehead, Whitehorn

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Re: ancestry.co.uk - free access to records over Easter.
« Reply #5 on: Friday 19 April 19 10:33 BST (UK) »
Is it me or does it not allow you access to Member family trees?
EDIT: NO I'm pretty sure it doesn't allow access to FTs. Only to a restricted set of records, which does include 1939 National Register.
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Re: ancestry.co.uk - free access to records over Easter.
« Reply #6 on: Friday 19 April 19 12:30 BST (UK) »
Over the years, "Free Access..."   proves to me to be such a misnomer.  Yes An...y gives you the absolute bare details, but nothing at all gives the satisfaction of actually seeing the real total information in real documents of the time  e.g. - Births/deaths registers - so much info - even census - Anc...y bare bones info just names the person - parents, and maybe address - not the full list of family - and how many times have I found relatives living in same tenement building... Did once take out membership of An...y but quickly found out it is just not worth with it with Scottish records - Long live "Scotlands People'!
McNab, Kenney, Johnstone, Carrigan, (Cargan, Kirgan, Corrigan), Toll, Tracey, McNulty,  Reilly, Maguire, Loughlin, Banks, McGonagle, Forsyth, McDonald, Michael,  Kennedy, Bagnell, Cronan, Dunleavy, McMullan. -  Glasgow, Ireland, British Columbia Canada, Manchester New Hampshire USA.

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Re: ancestry.co.uk - free access to records over Easter.
« Reply #7 on: Friday 19 April 19 12:34 BST (UK) »
And if I key in a name, year of birth 1912 Scotland, why does it give me everything under the sun - e.g. 1851 census!! - England - Canada - etc. etc. Frustrating - Would have been nice to see 1939 info!  Or even just anything after 1912!
McNab, Kenney, Johnstone, Carrigan, (Cargan, Kirgan, Corrigan), Toll, Tracey, McNulty,  Reilly, Maguire, Loughlin, Banks, McGonagle, Forsyth, McDonald, Michael,  Kennedy, Bagnell, Cronan, Dunleavy, McMullan. -  Glasgow, Ireland, British Columbia Canada, Manchester New Hampshire USA.

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Re: ancestry.co.uk - free access to records over Easter.
« Reply #8 on: Friday 19 April 19 12:51 BST (UK) »
No skin will be coming off my nose as I already have a yearly sub to Anc UK and Ireland records.
Researching:

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