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Re: "Who do you think you are?" October
« Reply #81 on: Tuesday 13 October 20 16:14 BST (UK) »
but ... we can't resist, can we?
No  ;D ;D ;D

I did feel there were assumptions made, for example that John Walter was living with grandparents without any contact with mother & step father in 1901 [RG13; Piece: 3073; Folio: 74; Page: 12] - after all he could have been staying there briefly while mother had another child....

I wonder if it's only 4 episodes because they had to halt filming in March?

I think I read that they had had another couple lined up but had had to stop filming
Campbell, Dunn, Dickson, Fell, Forest, Norie, Pratt, Somerville, Thompson, Tyler among others

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Re: "Who do you think you are?" October
« Reply #82 on: Tuesday 13 October 20 16:19 BST (UK) »
Ah, perhaps "they" may - someday - be able to resume that.
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Re: "Who do you think you are?" October
« Reply #83 on: Tuesday 13 October 20 19:37 BST (UK) »
There are also children named after town of conception which is more romantic than a battlefield name .

My grandson is named Bentley!! ;D ;D
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Re: "Who do you think you are?" October
« Reply #84 on: Tuesday 13 October 20 20:10 BST (UK) »
There are also children named after town of conception which is more romantic than a battlefield name .

Hmmm - that might depend on which town it was, to say nothing of all those supposedly rude place names.

My grandson is named Bentley!! ;D ;D

Classy  ;D  Still, I expect it's more roomy than the back of a Ford Escort  :-X
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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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Re: "Who do you think you are?" October
« Reply #85 on: Tuesday 13 October 20 21:58 BST (UK) »
I enjoyed the first episode so much that I fell asleep after 30 minutes and could not be bothered watching what I missed.

Yes WW1 was needless slaughter but all the WDYTYA episodes that include elements of WW1 do seem to be a rehash of the same old type of material.
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Lancashire:-Lamb, Gorst, Hardman, Threlfall, Lawson
Westmoreland/Cumberland:-Bush, Strickland, Chamber(s), Hedwen/Hadwin, Carleton
Monmouthshire:-Evans, Jones
Yorkshire:-Collins, Thompson, Darnborough, Drummer, Raistrick, Ewbank, Holdsworth, Clark
Herefordshire:-Ruck, Williams, Jones, Meadmore, Goode, Berrington.
Cheshire:-Ainsworth, Hayes, Norcot, Lowe, Duncalf, Lightfoot, Percival, Newton.
Ireland:-Brazell, Curwen/Curren/Curran/Corn
Canada:-Thompson, Sanderson, Hysop, Beaton, Staniforth

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Re: "Who do you think you are?" October
« Reply #86 on: Tuesday 13 October 20 22:23 BST (UK) »
I enjoyed the first episode so much that I fell asleep after 30 minutes and could not be bothered watching what I missed.

Yes WW1 was needless slaughter but all the WDYTYA episodes that include elements of WW1 do seem to be a rehash of the same old type of material.
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Whatever the slant of people’s WW1 stories I do find them interesting.The story of David Walliams episode is told in full on The Genealogist website, and his does include WW1.

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Re: "Who do you think you are?" October
« Reply #87 on: Wednesday 14 October 20 01:21 BST (UK) »
There are also children named after town of conception which is more romantic than a battlefield name .

My grandson is named Bentley!! ;D ;D
Conceived in Bentley Hants or the one in West Yorkshire?  I suppose there may be others.
Rutter, Sampson, Swinerd, Head, Redman in Kent.  Others in Cheshire, Manchester, Glos/War/Worcs.
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Re: "Who do you think you are?" October
« Reply #88 on: Wednesday 14 October 20 07:40 BST (UK) »
This weeks was the first one I had watch for several years and I remember why I don't watch it.

They made assumption and the basic research shown could have easily been done in 15 minutes.

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Re: "Who do you think you are?" October
« Reply #89 on: Wednesday 14 October 20 08:18 BST (UK) »
This weeks was the first one I had watch for several years and I remember why I don't watch it.

They made assumption and the basic research shown could have easily been done in 15 minutes.

John

That ignores all the research that goes on behind the scenes.
And the approx. 10 hours of filming that gets cut!

I've done some research for WDYTYA, which I know won't ever make it to a TV programme.
And I know how many hours of research I charged them for! ;D

Please try to remember that WDYTYA is an entertainment programme for the masses.
It is NOT a tutorial on genealogy!
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