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Eileen

Eileen Report 29 Jan 2006 00:19

does anyone know if there is a centralised register of children baptised into the Roman Catholic Church - for example do Priests have to make returns to their Bishop - or the Pope even - of how many baptisms they have done. I have been told that I was baptised RC although when adopted I was brought up in a Baptist family. Have contacted the RC church where this was most likely to have happened - they replied after 12 months and a nudge - to say their records were stored in some other building, and they would check - still awaiting a reply. If there was a central register, it might be quicker and easier. It was in wartime - ww2 - so possibly a bit chaotic.

valium

valium Report 29 Jan 2006 00:50

I am tweenie to so thank for loads of intresting info so far Val x

Pam

Pam Report 6 Feb 2006 13:48

New to this board, but a tweenie otherwise. Loads on here I didn't know. Now saved for future ref. Thanks everybody. Pam

Jen ~

Jen ~ Report 6 Feb 2006 14:45

Great idea....great tips....great advice.......nudge LinXX

Andrew

Andrew Report 6 Feb 2006 18:27

If a family member from Wales was a mariner during the nineteenth century, then doing a database search at the Welsh Mariners site could be useful. [http://www(.)welshmariners(.)org(.)uk] And it's free!

Alan

Alan Report 7 Feb 2006 12:07

NUDGE NUDGE

Unknown

Unknown Report 8 Feb 2006 13:56

If you've ever wondered whether or not you had Church of England Clergy in your ancestry, this site could help you find out - http://eagle*cch*kcl*ac*uk:8080/cce/personQuery/index.html

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Report 16 Feb 2006 15:52

The Genealogist's Internet by Peter Christian 3rd ed 2005 is highly recommended. Like the book previously mentioned it has an internet site www.spub.co.uk/tgi3/links.php which contains links to all sites mentioned. Borrow the book from your local library

Brit

Brit Report 19 Feb 2006 21:02

nudge for Emma

Samian590

Samian590 Report 19 Feb 2006 21:29

sounds great thread nudge now to read later

Jeannie

Jeannie Report 28 Feb 2006 11:58

Great site Thanks a lot

Chris from Kent

Chris from Kent Report 2 Mar 2006 16:53

nudge

Sue

Sue Report 6 Mar 2006 14:24

Thanks for this, a really useful collection of bits! Suex

Unknown

Unknown Report 7 Mar 2006 20:04

Sorry Guys This is an amazing thread and I am up to page 2 and need to go out. I am nudging this so i don't lose it. Will delete this message later on my return

Computer Blonde

Computer Blonde Report 23 Mar 2006 14:27

Nudge

Breezy

Breezy Report 23 Mar 2006 15:34

Hi Andy, What a great idea, being a newby, I'm nudging this for future use.

William

William Report 23 Mar 2006 17:30

Nudge :-)))

Kerri

Kerri Report 25 Mar 2006 11:07

If you are looking for a family that may have gone to SOUTH AUSTRALIA try - BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA ( BISA ) SOUTH AUSTRALIANS 1836-1885 Information submitted so may have mistakes but can be very useful Kerri

Unknown

Unknown Report 26 Mar 2006 11:01

Puzzled about old occupations? The following site lists alphabetically and gives access to info on a long list of occupations: http://www*rootsweb*com/~jfuller/gen_mail_occ.html CB >|<

Suzie

Suzie Report 26 Mar 2006 12:11

LOL Camberwell, I found that site nd didn't realise how LONG the list was. I printed the thing!!!! Well I now have a very extensive pile pf paper!!!!! Interesting occ's though.