General 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

Gift subscriptions

Genes Reunited gift subscription

Do you know someone interested in discovering their family history?

You can now buy a gift subscription to Genes Reunited so they can research their family tree.

Buy gift or redeem gift

Icons

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

Nooooo

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

UzziInSunshine

UzziInSunshine Report 3 Dec 2012 22:24

Whilst I was at mums I found my Dads signet ring, which I promptly put on my finger, I have worn it ever since as it should have been mine. I couldn´t cope with it on my middle finger so I moved it and I have now lost it.

So folks I am signing off because I have to search my whole house to find it. I have already searched the sink ( we have a bit grapper) I now have to search the rubbish.
fingers crossed and tomorrow the garden.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 3 Dec 2012 22:32

Hope you find it Uzzi.

sheila7

sheila7 Report 3 Dec 2012 22:33

Oh no,hope you find it Uzzi ,

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 3 Dec 2012 23:04

I have a real good feeling that you will find it.

;-)

LollyWithSprinklez

LollyWithSprinklez Report 4 Dec 2012 00:06

Have you stuffed it into a pocket of what you were wearing?check the washing machine!!

JustGinnie

JustGinnie Report 4 Dec 2012 00:14

Hope you find it soon.

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 4 Dec 2012 01:08

When my mum died,at her request dad removed her rings. I wore her engagement ring (always promised to me) dad had her wedding ring.

He'd intended to wear it on a chain around his neck until he was able to give it to my elder sister,who was flying home from US.
Dad was in a state and put the ring down...somewhere,and lost it.

Frantic phone call !! I said retrace your steps Dad , which he did (even in his upset state)
....He found it :-D,He'd been peeling potatoes and had put the peelings on a piece of newspaper and thrown them in the bin ,but the ring was on the worktop ,next to the newspaper and got bundled up and thrown out too.

He probably couldn't see with the tears in his eyes.
He was so desperate,he would have torn the house apart , luckily that was not necessary after checking his waste bin.

So Uzzi ,look in the most unlikely places and try to remember what you did after taking it off.
I hope you find it ,I'm sure you will !

Sandie.x

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 4 Dec 2012 05:13

Oh hon, hope you find it soon, I hate losing things and with that ring being of such sentimental value it's sad that it's disappeared.

I have mislaid a Victorian ring that came down through the family, I am sure it will turn up sometime but it's been missing for two or three years now. I know I should have put it away immediately but it was when I was packing to go on hols a couple of years back and changed my mind about taking it with me, tucked it into something to keep it safe and can't remember what it was I tucked it into.

Maybe you need to talk to St Anthony, and promise a donation to charity if he helps you find it, maybe I should do that too

love

Lizxxx

UzziInSunshine

UzziInSunshine Report 4 Dec 2012 07:13

FOUND IT. Panic over

It was in the plug hole of the shower. Poor hubby got home last night to the floor strewn with the rubbish bin and me sifting through it. I have to say I was getting frantic and the last place I thought to look was in the shower must have come off when I was washing my hair !
It is now back on my middle finger I will have to get used to wearing a ring on there because I don´t intend on losing it again

SpanishEyes

SpanishEyes Report 4 Dec 2012 07:34

Uzzi,

St.Anthony helped you!
Last week I found two precios rings which I had not had for almost two years. One was my engagement ring and the other was a celebration of out 10 years of being married. I made every excuse known to man when my dear husband asked why I did not wear these rings anymore and as I had experienced a "brake Down" he said no more after a while.
I hunted in every place I could think of and then thought I must have thrown them out with the rubbish .

Last week as I walked by our cabinet I stopped and opened the middle door picked up a small glass and lo & behold there were the rings......where did the come from. Where had they been........I am wearing again......

These are the glasses that I use when having wine so the rings could not have been there a few days ago, not sure if I should have been spooked or not?

:-D :-D :-) :-)

wisechild

wisechild Report 4 Dec 2012 08:05

So pleased you found it Uzzie.
When my Dad died my mother asked if I wanted his watch. I said it would be more appropriate for my brother to have it & I would have his signet ring.
She swore black was white that he never had one.
I was sure he did & so I asked my brother & he agreed with me & described the ring exactly as I remembered it.
To this day we have no idea why mother denied all knowledge, but that´s the sort of person she was.

David

David Report 4 Dec 2012 08:14



When FIL then MIL died we donated their clothes to various charities.

We checked all the pockets and I found (well it wasn't really lost) my FIL's wrist watch and signet ring.

I put the strap through the ring and fastened the buckle and gave both to Oxfam.

David

David Report 4 Dec 2012 08:17



When my Mother died I found my Grand Fathers pocket watch..
I gave it to my Aunt May,Mothers elder sister.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 4 Dec 2012 09:35

So pleased that you found it Uzzi, we can all stop looking now.

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 4 Dec 2012 20:20

Brill Uzzi :-D . I'm sure you wouldn't have rested until it was found.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 4 Dec 2012 20:55

Glad you found it Uzzi, now can you find my missing ring lol?

Let's hope that's the last of the mishaps for a long time

Lizxx