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    Rootsmagic help

    Is there any way in RM4 of creating a list of people who were alive for a certain census? I am specifically thinking of the 1911 census at the moment but it would obviously work for the others. Thanks in advance Paul
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    Flers- Courcelette tank battle 1916

    Thanks again everyone for your help Paul
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    Flers- Courcelette tank battle 1916

    The battle of Flers- Courcelette, on the Somme was the 1st tank battle and took place on 15 Sept 1916, they had only 50 tanks ready and the 7th Northumberland Fusiliers were allocated 2. A relative of mine, James Hawkins was a driver for the Straker family in Northumberland in civilian life and...
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    House numbers

    Thanks everyone for your input. I'll start trawling through all I have (The only problem is that I downloaded the images from An****ry but I'm no longer a member! Grrrr Thanks again folks. Paul
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    House numbers

    This must be a really easy question for someone out there to answer! Can anyone tell me how you can work out an actual house number from the census records? A lot of my family came from Hexham and I am looking at going up there shortly. I would like to take some photo's of the houses they lived...
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    Hawkins/Smith/Oxley family photo

    Thank you folks. It never ceases to amaze me what info people have at their disposal Thanks to everyone again, Paul
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    Hawkins/Smith/Oxley family photo

    Apologies for not posting this information before but I was at work. The people (I think) we are aware of ar: Back Row Third from right is George Oxley (B. 1826 in Hexham) He founded the Free gardenry at Hexham, whatever that means! Maybe 6th from left was Catherine Smith's Mother (Mary Oxley...
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    Hawkins/Smith/Oxley family photo

    Please could anyone help with this photo? I know it would be a very long shot but I have been sent the attached photograph from a Norman Hawkins christening in 1906 in Hexham. I have a couple of names but I was wondering if anyone else could shed any more light on this? I appreciate this is a...
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    Died in SA but buried in Hexham?

    Thanks again guys. I'll email the church to see if they can help me. Thanks again and take care Paul
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    Died in SA but buried in Hexham?

    It never ceases to amaze me what others can dig up for you! Thanks to all the the information you have posted on here. Unfortunately I have absolutely no idea where in South Africa they lived. I only know sher died there because on the grave in Warden the inscription for Mary Annie Smith reads...
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    Died in SA but buried in Hexham?

    Thank you for that Lee. No, it isn't my web site but a relative that I am in contact with. I am just trying different places to see if anyone else can add anything to this. Thanks again, Paul
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    Died in SA but buried in Hexham?

    Thank you folks but I wouldn't have a clue where to go from here regarding his military records. Also, if anyone could give me the 1901 census image I would be very grateful. Thanks in advance Paul
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    Died in SA but buried in Hexham?

    Apologies, she was born in 1875!
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    Died in SA but buried in Hexham?

    Please could anyone help me on the following? I am struggling with a Mary Annie Smith (b. 16/10/187)who married Thomas Riddell. The puzzle for me is why they went to South Africa in the first place and she died aged 48 in 1924 in South Africa yet she is buried at Warden. In that time how and...
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    Thank you very much for this information. I apologise for the delay in replying but I have had...

    Thank you very much for this information. I apologise for the delay in replying but I have had other things on my mind recently. I will certainly contact you if I ever get to visit Monte Cassino. Thanks again, Paul
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    Organising information

    So how does everyone organise all their info? I see on the Internet that the main option is the four colour tab option, one for each side of your family tree. I can get my head around this, but how do you organise/file your census returns - do they go under the head of household, and if so, do...
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    RootsMagic + Ancestry

    Could anyone please help me? I use RM4 and am very please with it, but am really confused as to what information goes in the source records. If anyone has any census they have downloaded from Ancestry, please could you let me know what you put into each row/tab regarding repository etc? Many...
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    Census storage?

    Please can someone help me? I am working my way (Slowly!) through my family history and using a computer program to store the details. My question is, when people save images from the census onto their computer, what do they save each one as, because obviously each one can be used for a complete...
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    Boer War Queries

    Izabel, I have tried to find some more information on a relative of mine and was wondering if there is any help you could put my way? He was John William Oxley, b. Hexam 26 July 1881. He was killed at Ypres in WW1 but he served with the local Yeomanry and he was an orderley to Lord Roberts at...
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    Vitular?

    Can anyone let me know what one of my ancestors did? According to my information she was a "Licensed Vitular" in 1891? Thanks for any help, Paul
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