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may seem a daft question but

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Angela Report 3 Sep 2013 13:03

thanks I will try gooners :-)


DazedConfused Report 3 Sep 2013 08:17

And if any names you are researching are not too common you could try the GOONERS. The Guild of One Name Studies.

Lots of people researching single surnames.

Had a great sucess via these people some years ago.

There are even people researching names like SMITH and JONES!!!!!

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 3 Sep 2013 07:43

I belong to a branch of the Kent Family History Soc. I can attend other branch meetings as a guest for £1

It doesn't cover any other Society though but many will accept a guest if its only a short visit.

We do get enquiries though for family info from people from outside the area who can't visit and these will be read out at a meeting asking for any volunteer to take up the look up .

I think the society does make a small charge to the enquirer which goes into the societies coffers !


Angela Report 2 Sep 2013 19:28

I was just thinking on trying to research names from certain parts of the uk that may yield interesting facts ect
thanks for your replies


Reggie Report 2 Sep 2013 16:44

Depending on time-scale and location, much research can be carried out without the assistance of FHS's.

Not sure how far you've got.............or what you're looking for.....................


Angela Report 2 Sep 2013 16:41

ok thanks, looks like it may be expensive then :-(


Reggie Report 2 Sep 2013 15:45

Each FH society is separate ...............and the appropriate fee has to be paid


Angela Report 2 Sep 2013 15:35

please can someone advise me. If I was to join a local family history site would that membership be transferable to to other fhs or do I have to pay to join each site ?
I have been to ffhs website and it doesn't say if membership is transferable.many thanks