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Elaine Report 11 Jun 2013 10:30

I have picked up one or two bits and pieces which helped my research,and found people looking for same family,on Wigan World
There are also photos of Wigan from years ago,cemetery records(for Wigan only).all in all it is very interesting
It is NOT(!!!) a Genealogy site,so please don't report me,..its just where like- minded people can chat amongst themselves.
People on there know the area like the back of their hand,and will help anyone tracing in the area.


ErikaH Report 11 Jun 2013 16:39

Even if it was a Genealogy site, there would be no valid reason to report your post


Elaine Report 11 Jun 2013 20:13

I aren't sure what I CAN put Reggie..its like walking on eggshells!


mgnv Report 11 Jun 2013 20:42

There're links to 5 cemetery indexes in the left margin at:

Reggie - nowadays, in spite of their being "no valid reason to report your post", there's still a fair possibility of it being reported.


ErikaH Report 11 Jun 2013 22:00

Yes, that's true....the troll is unpredictable, and unstable


GenealogyResearchAssistance Report 11 Jun 2013 22:06

Elaine do not be put off posting by the person or persons who is randomly reporting threads. Think of it as that they have a problem or that they think your post is very interesting and they wish to share it with GR staff. ;-)

The more people that post then the more likely the boards will get back to being a fun place to be.


Susan Report 13 Jun 2013 08:51

I don't think we will ever get back to the fun place Genes used to be.

Reggie is correct .......the troll is unpredictable, and unstable.

Trying to be good but sick of sitting on my hands ;-)

Sue :-D


Elaine Report 23 Jul 2013 00:14

I would LOVE it to go back to how it was Susan,but a lot of the people that helped me I cant see on the site anymore......Clover,Patchem,etc(or maybe they on other categories and i've not seen them


ErikaH Report 23 Jul 2013 08:36

patchem is definitely on the boards................never heard of 'clover', and I've used these boards for a very long time


Eringobragh1916 Report 23 Jul 2013 19:54

Mo Chara....You havent been around for a while....!

I rarely come onto the site these days..sometimes something catches my eye but its nothing like before....

Reggie for info.check out Clover (Betty) Page 2


ErikaH Report 24 Jul 2013 09:01

Thanks and learn. But I'd never come across the name.......................seemingly only posts on 'Irish' threads, which I don't look at.........ONLY because I have no connections there, ...............nothing!


Elaine Report 25 Jul 2013 01:55

I hope not,Reggie!! Hahaha

Clover(or like Erin mentioned,Betty) helped me a lot when I started my family tree...she even went the extra mile,and got me cert copies from Dublin,when she was in looking for herself.

I must see can I find here home address and see if she's ok.


Elaine Report 25 Jul 2013 01:57

Hello Erin...hope you keeping well! I'm STILL looking for Denis Mahon and Catherine Rice!

I think they must both have been Immaculate Conceptions! Lol