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bob

bob Report 8 Dec 2012 21:41

I am already a platinum member of Genes, and a similar member of Ancestry. Is there any advantage to joining FMP as well? Bob

Reggie

Reggie Report 8 Dec 2012 21:58

Check their home page. See what they offer.

GR is the same 'stable' as FMP.................

OllietheOwl

OllietheOwl Report 8 Dec 2012 22:36

FMP have a lot of parish records, in particular Cheshire, Manchester and Canterbury.

I didn't renew here and joined FMP instead and haven't regretted it.


KenSE

KenSE Report 9 Dec 2012 07:47

How are you able to post here Ollie if you haven't renewed?

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 9 Dec 2012 11:24

I think you will find that many on here are now have just basic membership so they can access the Community Pages.

But a lot of people have subs to both Ancestry & FMP - its like a belt and braces approach. I have both and would not be without. Not cheap by any means but for me worthwhile.

Another thing if you want to print out a census for any reason the FMP printed version is much easier to work/look at.

bob

bob Report 9 Dec 2012 20:21

Thanks to you all. I will give it a couple of coats of thinking about. Bob

LadyKira

LadyKira Report 9 Dec 2012 21:37

I sometimes find I can find things on FMP and not Ancestry and vice versa. The searches have different criteria. FMP is more flexible for wildcards than GR.

Reggie

Reggie Report 10 Dec 2012 10:48

People who do the bulk of the research whose results you see on these boards do not use GR. GR only take their info from other sites...........nothing on GR is 'exclusive', and, from what I read, their search options are very poor