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Gai Report 22 Apr 2013 11:30

Yay that's great news that GR have stickied this thread.

Must of only happened in the past couple of hours as it was near the bottom of the page when I nudged it up.

Gai :-D :-D :-D :-D


Graham Report 30 Oct 2013 19:47

Hi Ann & Cynthia,

Many thanks for the help you have given me, and for 'finding' our Sarah Brown. We have still not been able to trace the date or place of birth of her husband Charles Corby, b Abt 1767, Or, my Father's Powell forefather Benjamin Powell married to Mary Edwards on 10 Dec 1832 in St Mary's Chuirch, Brecon Town.

As you obviously know how to research, I wonder if I could 'hire' you to research these two problems I have, or at least advise where I may be able to extend my family line.

Yours sincerely



AnnCardiff Report 15 Nov 2013 21:10

Hi there Graham - add this posting to your existing one and we'll see what we can find

Ann XX


Graham Report 4 Dec 2013 17:50

Hi Ann, I have had a problem with my computer, I kept having a notice Server error 503.0, and I could not get any further. I have got around it now by switching to my laptop.

Many thanks for all your help and advice, I now understand how to call up ' my threads'. You obviously know how to research Parish records, and I wonder if I could enlist your professional assistance as I am completely stuck on both of my parents lines, the Powell's and the Corby's.
Yours sincerely
Graham powell


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 6 Dec 2013 11:52

Graham - have a look at this link where there several suggestions for overcoming the problem which has been caused be a recent up grade to IE11

The one that seems to work for most people is.......

Click the Tools icon (or Alt + X) - the cog shaped one top right of your screen

Click Compatibility View settings in the drop down list

Add the Genes Reunited website -


As this isn't a research thread, start one of your own on Find Ancestors if they are deceased, or Living Relative if they aren't.

Ann finds many of the PR from the free site

Depending on the area, there are many other free resources available


DazedConfused Report 16 Feb 2014 13:35

This is one post that should be on EVERY board!!

So many unloved threads on here :-(