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Frances

Frances Report 21 Apr 2007 20:31

good read learnt some interesting bits although still name hunting before i start in depth hunt maybe in 5 or 10 yrs time frances

Ken

Ken Report 21 Apr 2007 21:13

Nudged for reference ongoing - great thread. Ken.

Jack

Jack Report 21 Apr 2007 21:19

nudge for later

Sue

Sue Report 21 Apr 2007 21:34

Why haven't I seen this great thread before....Sue

Lian

Lian Report 21 Apr 2007 22:00

nudge

Irene

Irene Report 21 Apr 2007 23:29

I got a copy of a document from Trinty House and found loads of information about my family as my ancestor was a mariner.Found out about the document by putting in the name of my ancestor in A 2 A. The same goes for the Times Newspaper which is free to search if you join Bedfordshire Library online(its free to join) Good luck Irene

Kerry

Kerry Report 22 Apr 2007 06:45

Tip for anyone searching for information on Baptist Ancestors. Try this link http://www.baptisthistory.org.uk/basicpage.php?contents=familyHistory&page_title=Family%20History

Pauline

Pauline Report 22 Apr 2007 13:34

nudging this for info

Liz from Lancs

Liz from Lancs Report 22 Apr 2007 16:46

Many thanks for this - bookmarking for later. Liz

~~~Hz by the River~

~~~Hz by the River~ Report 23 Apr 2007 01:50

nudging so I can find it again - looks like a very useful thread, thanks everybody, Hz

Judith Jaybee

Judith Jaybee Report 16 Aug 2007 18:57

Bookmarking for rainy day. Judith

Camille

Camille Report 16 Aug 2007 19:08

Nudging...with thanks.

~*kazza*~

~*kazza*~ Report 16 Aug 2007 19:33

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emily is driving me dotty

emily is driving me dotty Report 16 Aug 2007 20:39

Nudge for reading later

silvery33

silvery33 Report 16 Aug 2007 21:49

can't think why I missed this before - great idea thanks

Loopylou

Loopylou Report 16 Aug 2007 22:23

nudging for later as lm trying to find 2 births in london no b/certs will try bastist records

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 16 Aug 2007 22:36

nudge for later

Tracy

Tracy Report 16 Aug 2007 23:16

Bookmarking for later Thanks Tracy

June

June Report 16 Aug 2007 23:56

Using batch numbers. Batch numbers are used to identify the sources of records included on the I.G.I. (International Genealogical Index). One useful thing that this can be used for is searching for siblings of an ancestor. When searching for a baptism on the IGI, clicking on the one that you think is yours, shows a batch number at the bottom. (This does not happen when someone has submitted the data - so look for another entry with the same information, that does have the batch number, if possible). Click on the batch number, and it will allow you to search within this batch number. Enter only the surname and the parent/s first names and search. This will bring up all the children baptised in the same place to the parents that match the names given. (if you have common parent names like John and Mary , then check with census records for order of children, to eliminate those that may not belong). This also allows you to find children that were born and died between Census records. Regards June

Geordie

Geordie Report 17 Aug 2007 18:59

interesting ! nudge