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New Scottish census records

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Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 24 Apr 2013 12:08

It suits me as I am not IT literate.

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 24 Apr 2013 10:34

There is a more complicated way to do it which some of the more IT literate folk can give instructions for. However, the Ctrl + version is quick and easy.

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 24 Apr 2013 10:32

Clever chap :-D :-D :-D

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 24 Apr 2013 10:20

:-D :-D :-D

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 24 Apr 2013 10:17

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooo DetEcTive it worked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you thank you thank you.

Mel

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 24 Apr 2013 10:08

A short cut to enlarge the print is to hold the Ctrl and tap the +
The reverse is Ctrl and - (minus)

Although it tends to remember what you've done for that particular site, you have to do the same the first time you visit other sites


Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 24 Apr 2013 09:58

Morning it's me again.

Oh has installed me Firefox and I can now C&P from Ancestry but the print on the firefox page is so small and I can't find out how to make the text bigger so I can actually read it without being right up to the screen!!

Any ideas please?

Mel

mgnv

mgnv Report 23 Apr 2013 19:50

I prefer to enter at:
https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1®ion=UNITED_KINGDOM_IRELAND
or region=UNITED_STATES or region=CANADA or whatever.
You obviously won't get access to any unindexed collection of images if you enter via a search screen.

mgnv

mgnv Report 23 Apr 2013 01:54

Scozz (re 21 Apr 2013 03:48) - not quite right - it's true for Scotland, but not all of England/Wales. There, you usually get the whole h/h in 1871 & 1881. There's no Irish censuses at FS.

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 23 Apr 2013 00:57

Yikes. They've really changed Family Search.

I tried lots of times, got different "first pages" each time. When I eventually got to the "search" page (without having to register) I saved it on favourites.

What a lot of messing about.

:-(

KenSE

KenSE Report 21 Apr 2013 12:17

It is only IE9 that has the problem because it copies the control characters from the tables whereas Firefox changes the control characters to tabs.

Previously either the Compatibility button or using the printer friendly version gave a readable result when pasted into a GR message. Now neither works.

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 21 Apr 2013 11:47

From FS - not sure if it the same John Fitzgerald or a different one - all the other family are listed

John Fitzgerald
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Male
Age: 11
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birthplace: Lambeth, Surrey
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Lambeth
Sub-District: Lambeth Church 2nd
Parish: Lambeth
County: London, Surrey
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Thos Fitzgerald M 40 Ireland
Wife Mary Fitzgerald F 36 Ireland
Son John Fitzgerald M 11 Lambeth, Surrey
Son Thos Fitzgerald M 8 Lambeth, Surrey
Lodger Jamy Walton F 2 Lambeth, Surrey

Like Sylvia, we use Firefox

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 21 Apr 2013 03:48

If I search for census records in US I get the whole family.

If I search in UK I get one person at a time, no way of knowing who is a member of a family.

Frustrating!

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 21 Apr 2013 00:35

that's very strange!

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 21 Apr 2013 00:31

and intrigued me as well!!


Name: John Fitzgerald
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860



1871 England Census about John Fitzgerald
Name: John Fitzgerald
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860


I wondered if including the caption made a difference, but apparnetly not.


I'm using Mozilla Firefox

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 20 Apr 2013 22:59

You've got me intrigued!

C&P from Ancestry - preview seems OK

John Fitzgerald
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1860

Added after posting :-S :-S

KenSE

KenSE Report 20 Apr 2013 22:51

Yes I see and have tried it myself. It used to work I don't know why it doesn't now. :-(

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 20 Apr 2013 22:22

KenSE I just tried it but it still dos'nt work look

1871 England Census









Name:

John Fitzgerald



Age:

11



Estimated Birth Year:

abt 1860



Relation:



KenSE

KenSE Report 20 Apr 2013 20:24

On Ancestry select View Printer-friendly and it should paste OK.

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 20 Apr 2013 17:30

Marie on Ancestry I have no broken page now thats what stumped me!! :-(