Find Ancestors

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

Gift subscriptions

Genes Reunited gift subscription

Do you know someone interested in discovering their family history?

You can now buy a gift subscription to Genes Reunited so they can research their family tree.

Buy gift or redeem gift

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

Could someone look up this message please

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

Glenda

Glenda Report 13 Apr 2013 23:44

Could someone please look up this message in the newspaper family archives dated 28/06/1884 regarding

"Elizabeth Dillon, wife of Michael Dillon, of 40, Kegent Street, Xewtcwn, Bristol, aged 40. "

I have been trying for a couple of weeks as paypal doesn't seem to be working at the moment.

thanks Glenda

Marked As Answer Marked as Answered

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 14 Apr 2013 00:09

Can you not register and get the free 15 credits

or is there a catch and you have to select a package ?

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 14 Apr 2013 00:14

Name: Elizabeth Dillon
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1884
Age at Death: 41
Registration district: Barton Regis
Inferred County: Gloucestershire
Volume: 6a
Page: 104


+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 14 Apr 2013 00:18

There's a catch - with the British Newspaper Library, you also have to buy a package. Minimum £6.95 or there abouts for 2 days access.

From this site (included in subscription)

Deaths
DILLON – June 23, Elizabeth Dillon wife of Michael
Dillon of 40 Regent Street, Newtown, Bristol, aged 40

Western Daily Press Bristol, England
28 Jun 1884


Lynski

Lynski Report 14 Apr 2013 03:17

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1323213

I have sent a message to Glenda advising how to get back to threads just in case she might not know.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 14 Apr 2013 09:54

PM from Glenda thanking us for the information received within the hour of Lynski's post

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 14 Apr 2013 10:32

DEATHS

Dillon June 23rd Elizabeth Dillon, wife of Michael Dillon of 40 Regent Street, Newtown, Bristol . Aged 40

Western Daily Press

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 14 Apr 2013 11:26

I registered with British Newspaper Archive, got my free credits and didn't have to sign up to any package ......

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 14 Apr 2013 11:36

Humph - then something went wrong here yesterday :-|

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 14 Apr 2013 11:45

DET - are you trying to do it on the Genes site or on the BNA site? (The latter is the one I used)

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 14 Apr 2013 11:56

It was a different look up yesterday, on the BNA site.
After registering, it tried to get me to take out a year's subscription and I couldn't work out how to *not* take any. The 2 day pass was the cheapest available

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 14 Apr 2013 12:06

I got the look up in British Newspapers as part of FMP

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 14 Apr 2013 12:23

I've got it on GR, but the filtering process gave several thousands of results!

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 14 Apr 2013 12:35

I've actually got the BNA on FMP too. I prefer the search engine on the BNA site and sometimes find items on there that don't come up when using FMP.

I've just registered again on the BNA site using hubbies email address and got the credits no problem, no enforced subscription.

Vicci

Vicci Report 14 Apr 2013 13:24

June 23, Elizabeth Dillon, wife of Michael Dillon, of 40, regent Street, Newtown, Bristol, aged 40.
Western Daily Press

South West, England

28/06/1884

Glenda

Glenda Report 15 Apr 2013 21:40

Thanks to all who sent reply's

Glenda