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The British Newspaper Archive

British Newspaper Archive

Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?

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MarieCeleste Report 6 Mar 2013 18:46

Amongst others, I posted on some of the recent WDYTYA threads.

It seems that some of the people asking for info at the event are having trouble getting back to and/or posting on those threads (perhaps inadequate guidance given?).

I do know that it wasn't easy for people who help on the boards to even find that particular board in the first place!

Anyhow, I received a pm from a lady who is still looking for help so thought I'd post a link to her thread in case anyone wants to look into it:


GlitterBaby Report 6 Mar 2013 19:06

I thought they were been given guidance notes from the Team to get back to their threads


MarieCeleste Report 6 Mar 2013 19:18

That was the theory GB ..........



BeverleyW Report 6 Mar 2013 19:22

I wonder if they all realised that they would have to pay a subscription before being able to add to their threads!!!


MarieCeleste Report 6 Mar 2013 20:58

Well, I think the lady who sent me the pm must have done to be able to contact me?


BeverleyW Report 6 Mar 2013 21:14

True for that lady, obviously, but I wonder if it was generally made known.....

Joy Kentish Maid

Joy Kentish Maid Report 6 Mar 2013 22:41

Added a little, but not awfully helpful, I am sorry to say.


Reggie Report 6 Mar 2013 22:59

If previous years area are a benchmark, the 'guidance' will have been best