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Clive

Clive Report 30 Apr 2013 12:39

Many thanks Jax and Pigletspal,

I will try the boards as you suggest.

jax

jax Report 30 Apr 2013 10:51

Welcome to the boards Clive

If you need help with building your tree why not ask on the Find Ancestors board, you will find many members willing to help you

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 30 Apr 2013 10:47

A lot depends on how you are developing your tree.

I would suggest that when you hit a brick wall (as we all do regularly) you pop over to the Genealogy Chat or the Find Ancestors board and ask for help.

IE Joe Bloggs c.1888 Epsom, Surrey - cannnot find on 1891 census.

You will be surprised at the information that onther members can come up with and they will also advise on the best way to use all records that are available including those which are free, such as FreeBMD which is probably one of the best tools for the beginner.

So do not give up hope, just take advantage of the generosity of the other members and see how we can help you. :-)

Clive

Clive Report 30 Apr 2013 10:39

I have been a member here for 6 months. I have had limited success in building up my family tree. Many e-mails that I sent are unanswerd or the owner no longer belongs to Genes Reunited.

There is no easy way to get help either. Or is it me?

So I am not renewing my subscription.

:-(