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Mon Apr 21

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 17:24

Re: Best site for records

http://www.bkwin.net/ Shareware.

I use Mac, so that's not much use to me. I'm currently still using an old thing called Gene, but it's a Mac classic app and only runs on my old G4. I've been in the [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 11:35

Re: Best site for records

And just as an update on how I'm going...

I see FreeREG is a lot more developed than last time I looked a few years ago, and with that and a few county OPC sites I've tracked down about 30 parish records I didn't previously have after just a [more]

Sat Apr 19

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 23:09

Re: Ebay advice?

Reply and insist they send the item at the agreed price, and if you don't receive it in a reasonable time then raise an "Item not received" complaint with eBay.

It might seem reasonable on the face of it to not want to sell an item [more]

Fri Apr 18

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 11:33

Re: Best site for records

Lancashire Online Parish Clerk Project http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/ as an excellent resource for those in the North West

Found three baptisms and one marriage already :-)

For Cornwall [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 08:04

Re: Best site for records

Thanks folks, that's helpful.

Unfortunately, most of those county ones don't help, apart from Lancashire - I'll look at that, thanks.

Main areas of interest are Lancashire, Notts, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall, Glamorgan, Lanarkshire, [more]

Thu Apr 17

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TMFBoing posted to the Genealogy board. 17:11

Best site for records

I revisit genealogy every few years to try to fill in gaps with newly-available records, and it's about time I did another sweep to see if I can turn up anything new.

So, which site do you folks here reckon has the widest set of records [more]

Wed Apr 16

Tue Apr 15

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:05

Re: Diversification (tongue-in-cheek)

Hi Folks,

I know this was just a bit of fun, but can we please now consider the thread Closed.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Mon Apr 14

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 10:16

Re: Renewing passport

Very straightforward, no need for the PO check

That's what I thought when I renewed my Mum's for her - I measured the photo proportions and everything, and it was all within regulations.

But they still rejected it, and I had [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 09:03

Re: Find My Past

Discussion on it all here.

http://www.whodoyouthinkyouaremagazine.com/news/exclusive-fi......


Hmm, it seems to me that the answers given in that [more]

Tue Apr 8

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 10:48

Re: You know it's Ladies Day at Aintree

Folks,

I think this thread has just about run its course - and it's been quite offensive in parts.

Please now consider it Closed.

(We have also moved the board back to the Fringe so it is not eligible for the [more]

Sun Apr 6

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 15:55

Re: Breach of contract by school.

Folks,

This board is supposed to be for legal issues, and this thread has strayed some way from that.

So unless anyone has any actual legal facts to add, please consider it Closed

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

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TMFBoing replied to the Wine Lovers board. 09:09

Re: Chateau Fonguillon 2011

Folks,

Please remember our ethos of Civil Discussion for Mutual Benefit, and stop it with the uncivil personal gibes - if they continue, we'll be removing posts.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Sat Apr 5

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 13:33

Re: Money on burial record

£4-6 sounds like an awful lot of money for 1830!

Fri Apr 4

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Property - Markets and Trends board. 10:14

Re: so what does Calcaria actually think...?

Hi Folks,

Interesting distraction though it has been, discussing what other posters are up to is really not on topic for the board.

So could we please consider the thread closed now?

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Wed Apr 2

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 09:41

Re: norwegian Hurtigruten excursions

If anyone has any answers, please post them on the original thread to avoid fragmenting the responses. It's here...

[more]

Fri Mar 28

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 12:42

Re: Nigel Farage

Folks,

While there might be something of interest to genealogists here, this is really not the board for a political discussion.

So if you have anything more to add, please keep it focused on genealogy.

Foolish [more]

Wed Mar 26

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:20

Re: SSE New today

Folks,

While this topic does indeed have a political angle and recent political moves clearly do have some relevance, can we please keep the politics directly on-topic in relation to investing in SSE and resist the temptation to make general [more]

Tue Mar 25

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 09:33

Re: ISA vs Pension Question

Folks,

If you want to discuss the question posted on the Retirement Investing board, to avoid fragmenting the discussion please do so over there where there is already a significant thread - it makes it very hard to follow if it is carried [more]

Sun Mar 23

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 19:14

Re: Secondary School Break Time

Folks,

The thread seems to have drifted away from legal issues, so unless anyone has any legal information to offer, can we please draw this to a close now.

Foolish best,
Alan
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