Genealogy Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

New Scottish Census

New Scottish census records

Do you have Scottish ancestors?

Perhaps you do and you just didn't know! Search our brand new Scottish census records today and discover if you have Scottish roots.

Search Scottish Census

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

Paula Stone

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

Paula

Paula Report 12 Dec 2002 16:35

Firstly, I want to say that this is the most wonderful site, second only to Friends Reunited. Secondly, I wanted to beg that you put the "Trying To Find" section in alphabetical order, rather than the most recent entry being first. I only ask this because although I am a regular visitor to both sites, I was not here at the beginning, and so have not managed to keep up with all the entries you have obviously received. Surely if you have it as alphabetical, people would find it easier to call up a surname, than to have to go through lots of entries which have been listed by the date they enquired. I also think that you should consider possibly cross referencing this same section with a "BY AREA/COUNTY/TOWN" Although people may be happy to troll through lists of "WHO'S TRYING TO FIND" section, personally it would be more helpful for me to be able to enquire by TOWN also. For example; if I saw that somebody was trying to trace someone within the Braintree, Essex or associated areas, I would be quite happy to partake any knowledge, even if it was as simple as forwarding a page from the local directory, or making local enquiries on their behalf. Please consider this idea.