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Ancestry BMD records free access until 31st December
« on: Monday 27 December 21 10:27 GMT (UK) »
Has anyone else received an email offering this? I've used the link in the email but it doesn't work - records can't be seen without a sub  :(

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Christmas Day may be over, but we’re still in the giving spirit. Enjoy free global access to over five billion birth, marriage and death records until 31st December.* There’s no better time to discover your family story and uncover details about your ancestors worldwide.
   
We recommend you start by exploring the UK Parish Baptism, Marriage and Burial Records to discover key details — names, dates and places about the important events in your ancestors' lives.

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Re: Ancestry BMD records free access until 31st December
« Reply #1 on: Monday 27 December 21 11:49 GMT (UK) »
I'm the same but if you have been a past member and you have signed in it does not seem to work, if you scroll down it looks like you have to register?

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Re: Ancestry BMD records free access until 31st December
« Reply #2 on: Monday 27 December 21 16:21 GMT (UK) »
I've tried it logged and not logged in, but the latter makes you log in anyway. It seems a bit daft to email someone with an account but no current sub (which they must know) and invite them to see free records if the records then aren't actually free. I'd contact them but my heart always sinks at the prospect.

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Re: Ancestry BMD records free access until 31st December
« Reply #3 on: Monday 27 December 21 18:47 GMT (UK) »
It seems to be working - see the records for free - if you log in to ancestry.com


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Re: Ancestry BMD records free access until 31st December
« Reply #4 on: Monday 27 December 21 19:03 GMT (UK) »
It seems to be working - see the records for free - if you log in to ancestry.com

Yes, you're right, but it's quite bizarre. Why does it work from the .com site and not .co.uk? The email comes from the .co.uk address.

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Re: Ancestry BMD records free access until 31st December
« Reply #5 on: Monday 27 December 21 20:03 GMT (UK) »
I think the UK site has caught up now :)

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Re: Ancestry BMD records free access until 31st December
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 28 December 21 11:07 GMT (UK) »
I think the UK site has caught up now :)

Yes, all working as it should, jolly good.

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Re: Ancestry BMD records free access until 31st December
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 29 December 21 16:39 GMT (UK) »
All working for me as well. Very good. Lets try and find some ancestor siblings who seemed to vanish after a census or certain mention in other records.
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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