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|Andrea||Report||28 May 2003 12:15|
What can you do if your family won't help???? I am trying to do my family tree but am not even getting any information from my living relatives, so what chance do I have of finding out about dead relatives?! I have tried asking relatives for information but noone can be bothered. I don't live in the same country as them, so I can't keep pestering until they give in either so... The furthest I have got (and there are HUGE gaps before this!) is 1902. I have tried FreeBMD as it appears that all births up to 1906 have now been transcribed (if I have read it right - please correct me if I am wrong) but I still can't find who I am looking for. As it is a birth in 1902 and the 1911 Census won't be out for another 12 years or so, can anyone tell me where to go from here? The pub has been the best idea so far but it doesn't help with the family tree!!!!) All help gratefully appreciated!!