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Adding other country information?

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Sarah Report 25 Apr 2014 15:03

My family originate from England and Wales, but came to Australia. I want to continue adding information but I don't seem to ever be able to update any information for my relatives. I can't add in birth places or search any Australian records, or even just add in more information.

Am I missing something? I joined up years ago, and I'm sure there were more Australian records available back then, but it seems as though even though there is a site, it's completely useless to use to continue to track those relatives once they were in Australia.

I now realise I had previously created records and I can't seem to figure out how to get into that old account, and see what I had done, but I doubt there's much there. I'm just surprised that I can't edit to add missing information, and that there's no connection with any Australian information at all.


Sarah Report 25 Apr 2014 15:17

Ok, I'm starting to figure some of it out, I'm managing to update more information including country on my relatives. But it seems as though any further record searching is impossible for those who are in Australia. Oh well, it's not so bad, but I had hoped it was going to be easier to link information across the countries.


jax Report 25 Apr 2014 15:28

Genes have never held Australian records as far as I am aware


Sarah Report 25 Apr 2014 15:42

Maybe I got it confused with I have stupidly paid around $50 access now, and it's not going to do me all that much good. It looked like I was going to get somewhere, but I can't continue the thread the way I had intended. I guess that's probably why I didn't come back after I originally signed up.


Inky1 Report 25 Apr 2014 16:39

You can always post your record 'wants/needs' on this board, or the Find Ancestors board. Those of us that may have access to at least some Oz records will probably be prepared to assist. Not quite the same as finding stuff yourself - but better than nothing.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 26 Apr 2014 13:26

Have you found your original tree now? If you can remember the registered email address, but have forgotten the password, contact Support. They may be able to re-set it for you after the weekend