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How Many Credits to View Records

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Maureen

Maureen Report 21 Oct 2013 21:21

Hi
Help Needed.
I was looking at the Army Records and found you have to pay to view,i cant see how many credits each record costs just goes straight to purchase with options to buy.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 21 Oct 2013 22:47

Most of the helpers on the boards would use Findmypast or Ancestry

Sorry not got a clue how many credits

Maureen

Maureen Report 21 Oct 2013 22:51

Thanks for your reply,i have ancestry sub,but the record I want to view is not listed on the site.

United Kingdom Chelsea Pensioners Service Records.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 21 Oct 2013 23:17

Ask for a lookup on Findmypast I am sure no one will mind taking a look for you

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 Oct 2013 23:17

maybe its on FMP will take a look if you care to give a name

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 21 Oct 2013 23:18

I think Findmypast has them. If you'd like to give a name I will have a look for you.

Sorry - I don't know how many credits GR charge to look at records.

Kath. x

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 Oct 2013 23:18

Snap!!!

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 22 Oct 2013 11:13

Did you find the record on GR? If so someone with a full Platinum sub can look it up.

As GR is a sister site to FMP, they share many (but not all) of the records.

Maureen

Maureen Report 22 Oct 2013 19:01

Hi

Thank you Shirley and Kathleen for your offer.The site I wanted was United Kingdom Chelsea Pensioners Service Records 1760-1913

The men I seek are James McConnell b 1844 in Co Monaghan Ireland he was in the 4th Queens Own Hussars and is shown as Soldier no 773.

His brother Francis McConnell is shown with him in 1881 census in Aldershot in same regiment but on looking at the listing on Chelsea Pennsioners there are 2 possible. Francis born 1851 Grenadier Guards and one shown as Hussars.

Iam trying to see if these 2 are brothers and hoped to see if the parents names would be mentioned.

Thank you
Maureen

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Oct 2013 19:42

You should be able to get his record from the National Archives at Kew


British Army Service Records 1760-1915 Transcription

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First name(s): James
Last name: MCCONNELL
Calculated year of birth: 1844
Parish of birth: Monaghan
Town of birth: Monaghan
County of birth: Monaghan
Age at attestation: 19 years
Attestation date: 11 August 1863
Attestation corps: 4th (Queen's Own) Hussars
Attestation soldier number: 773
Discharge rank:
Discharge corps:
Discharge soldier number:
The National Archives reference: WO97

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Oct 2013 19:47


British Army Service Records 1760-1915 Transcription

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First name(s): Francis
Last name: MCCONNELL
Calculated year of birth: 1851
Parish of birth: Monaghan
Town of birth: Monaghan
County of birth: Monaghan
Age at attestation: 30 years 2 months
Attestation date: 11 April 1881
Attestation corps: Grenadier Guards
Attestation soldier number: 7639
Discharge rank:
Discharge corps:
Discharge soldier number:
The National Archives reference: WO97

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Oct 2013 19:49


British Army Service Records 1760-1915 Transcription

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First name(s): Francis
Last name: MCCONNELL
Calculated year of birth: ?
Parish of birth: -
Town of birth: -
County of birth: -
Age at attestation:
Attestation date: 04 April 1881
Attestation corps: -
Attestation soldier number:
Discharge rank: Pte
Discharge corps: Hussars
Discharge soldier number:
The National Archives reference: WO121

Maureen

Maureen Report 22 Oct 2013 19:55

Thanks Shirley,

I will take a look at the site.

Maureen

mgnv

mgnv Report 22 Oct 2013 20:13

Francis of 4th Hussars re-upped as a musician with the Grenadier Guards.
His nok were father William; bros Humphrey, James, Thomas; sis Mary.

I'll pm Maureen re getting her real email addy so I can send images.

jax

jax Report 22 Oct 2013 21:37

Can you not send the images through the pm system mgnv...that's what I do now

Andysmum

Andysmum Report 22 Oct 2013 22:09

From GR Help.

If you are using our pay per view credits, here is an explanation of the cost of individual records:

Birth index transcription: 5 credits
Marriage index transcription: 5 credits
Death index transcription: 5 credits
1841- 1871 and 1901 individual transcription costs: 5 credits
1881 individual transcription is free
1841 - 1901 census household transcription costs: 5 credits
1841 - 1901 census image costs: 5 credits
1911 Individual transcription: 5 credits
1911 Household transcription: 5 credits
1911 Census image and Enumerators summary : 5 credits
WW1 or WW2 transcribed page costs: 3 credits
WW1 or WW2 actual image costs: 3 credits
Passenger lists transcription: 5 credits
Passenger lists image: 5 credits
Indian records: 5 credits
UK passport application: 5 credits
Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 Records: 15 credits
New Zealand WW1 soldiers: 10 credits
Royal Naval Officers 1914-1920: 10 credits
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 : 10 credits
WWII Prisoners of War: 10 credits
Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 Records : 15 credits
Waterloo Medal Roll 181 : 5 credits
Army List 1787: 5 credits
Army List 1798: 5 credits
Army List August 1878: 5 credits
East India Register and Army List 1855: 5 credits
Grenadier Guards 1656-1874: 5 credits
Harts Army List 1841: 5 credits
Harts Army List 1888: 5 credits
Indian Army and Civil Service List 1873: 5 credits
Peninsula Medal Roll 1793-1814: 5 credits
Waterloo Roll Call 1815: 5 credits
Armed forces births 1761-1994: 5 credits
Armed forces marriages 1818-1994: 5 credits
Armed forces deaths 1796-1994: 5 credits
New Zealand WW1 soldiers: 10 credits
Parish records - these vary and cost between 5 and 20 credits
British Newspaper Archive content - 5 credits
Sending a message to another member: 30 credits

It costs £5 for 50 credits. The credits last for 30 days and then expire. You can also buy 200 credits for £17.95. These credits last for 90 days.

If you purchase pay per view credits, you will only have continual access to the images you've viewed for the validity of the credits. After that, you'll use credits to view them again.

If you have a Platinum subscription you have unlimited access to images you've viewed for the duration of the subscription.

mgnv

mgnv Report 22 Oct 2013 23:40

jax - there were too many, and when I zip them, they're too big. They're sent now.

James nok is his wife Ada Kirby m @ Aldershot 4/1/1881 - I have bother with her maiden surname and date - I can't find a marr rego'ed in Farnham.

However, I did find:

1891 England Census Transcription
Street:12 COMPASS STREET
Parish:NORWICH
Town:NORWICH
City:NORWICH
County:Norfolk
Country:ENGLAND
Ecclesiastical District:ST ETHELDRED
Municipal Ward:SIXTH
Parliamentary Borough:NORWICH
Registration District:NORWICH
Registration Sub-District 4B Mancroft.
Enumeration District:13
Archive Reference:RG12 Piece Number:1524 Folio:57 Page:8


JAMES MCCONNELL 1844 47 Ireland HEAD M Musician Valet
ADA MCCONNELL 1860 31 Northampton, Northants WIFE M
MARGARET MCCONNELL 1885 6 Norwich, Norfolk DAUGHTER
WILLIAM MCCONNELL 1886 5 Norwich, Norfolk SON
MARTHA MCCONNELL 1887 4 Norwich, Norfolk DAUGHTER
HUGH MCCONNELL 1889 2 Norwich, Norfolk SON

I checked for McConnell's in the same piece and got:

1891 England Census Transcription
Street:Rayners Yard, LORNE PLACE
Parish:NORWICH
Town:NORWICH
City:NORWICH
County:Norfolk
Country:ENGLAND
Ecclesiastical District:ST JULIAN
Enumeration District:11
Municipal Ward:SIXTH
Parliamentary Borough:NORWICH
Registration District:NORWICH
Record set:1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Archive Reference:RG12 Piece Number:1524 Folio:30 Page:26

THOMAS MCCONNELL 1861 30 New York, America HEAD M General Labourer
ELIZABETH MCCONNELL 1871 20 Little Ellingham, Norfolk WIFE M

Whether either is related to Francis, I don't know. Jas & Thos live less than 200m apart, and live 400m & 200m W of Wcorner of Carrow Rd footie ground
A bit of guessing on distances - I did a look up of 623600,307850 at:
http://www.old-maps.co.uk/index.html
sometimes fiddling with the easting and northing by 50-100m.