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Nicola Report 30 Aug 2013 18:57

after searching the birth records for a relative, what do you do next? how can I get in touch with that person to see if it is actually the person I am looking for? any advise would be greatful!

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 30 Aug 2013 19:12

you seem to have double clicked and posted twice

best to delete this one


Linda66 Report 12 Sep 2013 20:49

Is there anyway of telling when someone was last on this site. It is frustrating when you message someone about possible family connections and they don't reply! Maybe they set up their tree and never returned. Do we have anyway of knowing if they have opened the message! All help very much appreciated.


Elliot81 Report 12 Sep 2013 21:01

If you look in your 'sent' folder, anything with a green envelope next to it hasn't been read. I have quite a few!!

What to do next...
Mostly you look on here for other trees that contain the people you're looking for or look on the electoral roll and write (or phone) to them the old fashioned way.



Linda66 Report 12 Sep 2013 23:01

Thanks Elliot mine are probably all green too. :-(