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ABSOLUTE BASICS FOR BEGINNERS PLEASE READ

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Gins

Gins Report 8 Dec 2011 09:01

Have you nudged this for me Mr Jones!

Heather you need to change the price of a BMD certificate on the OP......they were the days at £7!

Jonesey

Jonesey Report 8 Dec 2011 08:51

Deserves another nudge.

KenSE

KenSE Report 19 May 2011 11:59

It could do with some minor changes now that board names have changed and the certificate price has increased to £9.25..

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 12 Feb 2011 11:40

- for new readers

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 4 Sep 2010 22:19

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Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 18 Aug 2010 18:33

You can through this site, Bridget -

http://www.certificate-exchange.co.uk/index.php

SpanishEyes

SpanishEyes Report 14 Aug 2010 07:51

What a little gem!!
I have book marked this and will keep re reading i, wish I had found it earlier, I know it sounds straight forward but I wasted endless hours trying to find people etsc and this would have been such a help.
My Christmas money this year is going to buy the certs that I need.
My only thought about certs is, if we purchase the wrong one why can't we offer them for free to someone who may be looking for the person on them?
Hope that last sentence makes sense.

Bridget

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 13 Aug 2010 20:26

Deserves a sticky :-)

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 10 Aug 2010 21:47

You still out there Heather???

Christine

Christine Report 8 Aug 2010 18:51

thanks a millon for the info i,m a novice and the more *how to* the better

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 8 Aug 2010 18:10

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Cynthia

Cynthia Report 6 Aug 2010 20:09

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Rimbaud

Rimbaud Report 6 Aug 2010 13:42

Very sound advice, and most helpful.
A small update: I did just buy some certificates onlline from the Registrar General, and "the cuts" have started to bite. They are £9.25 now, up from £7. Direct from the local registrar they cost only £9, but you have to ring up, ask nicely, write a letter [bang goes your 25p], and there can be quite a long turn round time. The odd times I have tried it the staff have been brilliantly helpful: they found the birth certificate of a great uncle of mine who was baptised and died "Faithful". Who could havea guessed his birth cert. would read "Richard".
Cheers everyone.
Arthur Rimbaud

Mike *

Mike * Report 5 Aug 2010 20:23

Just wish those who need to, read it.

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 3 Aug 2010 18:45


nudge.

Mark

Mark Report 31 Jul 2010 13:49

Nudge

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 31 Jul 2010 08:43

nudge.

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 19 Jul 2010 15:17

Very useful advice.

Mike *

Mike * Report 17 Jul 2010 19:30

nudge for newbies
........and oldies too for that matter !

WoodfortheTrees

WoodfortheTrees Report 17 Jul 2010 16:58

These are really good tips, if only they could be shown to people who are just starting and haven't yet been on these notcieboards. Most of this my mother and I found out the hard way, by making mistakes, and we also forgot to make a note of where we got some information from, which meant that when we looked back later we couldn't remember where we'd got it from. Thanks for taking the time to write this, hopefully it will save other new people from making the same mistakes we did.