I don't know Gibbo, I never wore any. ;)
PS I have just done a Google search and apparently they were made of a cellulose fabric and were made between 1966 and 1968.
At the height of demand, Mars Hosiery, one of the manufacturers made 100,000 dresses a week.
While what you say are possibilities they are not definitely the future.
Back in the 1950s we were told that we would soon all be using flying cars.
The technology is here but where are the flying cars?
In the 60s we were told the moon would by 2000 would be a staging post to holidays in space...
The terms and conditions show you the answer is very simple.
You own your own records.
At the same time by uploading the information to an Ancestry site you have licensed them to use that information in anyway they choose.
Or to put it another way, you own the records but you...
It is comparatively easy to carry a line back from 1837 to 1538 (or rather the start of existing parish registers in the parish of interest).
Unfortunately since the advent of the internet newer researchers have not developed the search techniques which older researchers were forced to...
I don't think you really want to order any from Pilot 2 they will cost £45 but you will get them in three hours!
Pilot 3 will cost £8 but these will be for records not yet digitised and I am not sure if it will be possible to order already digitised records as PDFs during this pilot.
The legislation that governs the fees charge for the production of PDFs (in these pilots and later ) is The Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships Records Regulations 2016. S.I. 980, 2016
6.—(1) The fee for a...
The simple answer is because they can.
A more complex answer is down to the vagaries of the law in England & Wales, a person's "legal" name is the name they use at the time. It is not the name they were born with (which is why early birth registers did not record a surname for the child).
Very possibly but I think you are missing the point of the new index, it has been compiled to allow the purchase of uncertified copies of register entries. ;)
There will be a limited trial of this service (uncertified copies of register entries) from the 9th of this month for three weeks or...