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Thank you GR

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chrisef Report 29 Jan 2011 08:30

In the short time I have been using this site, I have found out who my grandfather was: George William Locking b 1884, my great aunts and uncles, found rels in the UK who have put me in touch with other rels there,, Darwin, South Australia, Queensland who I never knew existed as well as my late dads birth certificate and my grans marriage certificates!!

My gran was married 3 times: Olive Marcella Atkson - yes to George William Locking b1884. I even found the Locking website: Locking family Connections!

Some of my new rels keep in touch and we send emails to each other and photos, its just absolutely amazing! Thank you everyone for your help, its just fantastic, especially Chris Lowis Uk, he's a gem and a rel too. Thanks everyone. This is a truly amazing site. I'm in Australia and this is the best site I've ever been on, so informative and the hot matches are really interesting, thanks heaps.

Christine Fisher