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Recent content by ptjw7

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    Will service?

    Has anyone had problems with the Gov.uk will service as I now cannot connect with their support system. In the past I have had very good results from the service - very fast but on this will the system says the will is ready to download but when I try to access all I get is a message to contact...
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    He changed his name!

    What makes you so sure of the name change peter
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    Problem with site

    That's very strange Gibbo I thought you were a moderator Peter
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    The Cage

    Already several investigations. https://www.essexlive.news/news/essex-news/cage-st-osyth-spent-night-2165423 Peter
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    deaths 2008 - 2018

    Ancestry say they have deaths for 2008 to 2018 but only 55% of them. They are apparently garnered from obituaries - still better than nowt:D Peter
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    Family Tree Maker 2019

    Family Tree Maker is to get a new upgrade later this summer to issue 2019. They are offering a 50% discount to pre-order so £29.95 with a 1 year free 'Tree Vault Services' which I think means they keep a copy of your tree. I keep mine on Ancestry anyway so not so sure about the Tree Vault idea...
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    Whats in a name!2.

    Perhaps it was to impress his brides father who was a police officer:) peter
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    Whats in a name!2.

    Just what can you believe on a certificate! o_O On John Rowson's marriage certificate for 1885 he has his father Thomas Rowson down as Musician, on all the census I have found his father was a lamplighter. :confused: So I was beginning to think I had the wrong family(as you would) - so today I...
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    Whats in a name

    1920 to 1930 in Skull, Cork
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    Whats in a name

    It gets worse!:cry: Most of those I seek were born in Ireland - and the Irish information is so so sparse - almost unusable unless you have more info!:( Peter
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    Whats in a name

    How to make searching just that bit harder!:cry: Looking for births and marriages for O'Sullivan or Sullivan there just is no consistency:confused: Any search takes several goes and then I'm not sure is I have missed something!! - Still a bit easier than Smith:unsure: Peter
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    Wife remarry after husband transported?

    Thanks Ellie - So it seems the seven year rule applies ie if the husband is missing for seven years you can marry even if you cannot prove death! peter
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    Wife remarry after husband transported?

    The wife remarried in 1844 but first husband died in 1860 - although not sure if it was in New South Wales? peter
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    Wife remarry after husband transported?

    Today I found the first instance of a transportation to New South Wales in 1839 - there is a marriage for the wife in 1844 - So were the wife's allowed to remarry or did they do it anyway!:D Peter
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    Ancestry Today?

    Just tried it and its now working but alas I forgot what I was going to look up:(:unsure: peter