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    DNA query

    To have a DNA test done with ancestry or the likes of do i have to be a paid member? The other query i have is if there is a particular person who i think is my grandfather [deceased], is his 7th cousin to far down the track for his and my DNA to be compared to tell me im one of theirs? The...
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    Annie ‘Bags’ Ferdinand

    This lady has no connection to my family but seems sad tho that her own family would have most likely lost contact with her. Everyone has a story but usually its the upper class we hear about so im please someone has told Annie's story to the best they could. In the 1880’s Annie ‘Bags’...
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    Ancestry.com.au free military records

    These records are already available online free anytime through National Archives Australia :rolleyes: But posting it for anyone who might want to know that Ancestry.com.au have them free until 26th April due to Anzac Day...
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    National Archives UK free

    Not sure when it will happen but keep a eye out as it might be useful for some members. It was posted on their twitter.
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    Local E-Cycle

    A local community have a e-cycle page on Facebook. I really love that site, so many good things on it. Some locals started it of so that if you have something you dont want and dont want to sell it you can post it on e-cycle and its drawn on a particular date with the names of the people who...
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    Wrong information on Find a grave

    I was mucking around on the computer this afternoon and come across my dad on Find a Grave. I was not worried he was on their site but i got cranky when i seen they had where he is buried wrong! :mad: So i did what any good daughter would do and joined up to email them and told them. At least...
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    I will be around a bit less for the next month. Leaving Bundy and going back home to the Towers. As some of you are aware the last 2 to 3 years have been really rough going for me and i want to be around the kids and grandkids so the move is on. Leaving here in about 2 weeks so been really busy...
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    Member Bootzy / Val - Vic fires

    Val rang me today and she wont be able to log in to the forum for a little while. Her and her husband were involved in the bush fire at Mallacoota [vic] and is without internet etc. They still have their house but understandably very shaken and had to spend a night on the jetty with their boat...
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    Xmas funnies

    See if we can get at least one a day posted from now to Xmas day :) So feel free to add to the thread.
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    History, did you know

    People used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & Sold to the tannery.......if you had to do this to survive you were "Piss Poor" But worse than that were the really poor folk who couldn't even afford to buy a pot......they...
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    Google map failure

    My sister sent me this the other day whilst they were on holidays and trying to find a National park. They did eventually find it but not on that road :LOL:
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    Straight to the point

    No sugar coating things in the "old" days. Mount Alexander Mail (Vic. : 1854 - 1917) Mon 21 Dec 1857 HENRY GRIFFIN or Thomas Young. —Come or write to your sister as soon as you can.: Your brother is dead. Mrs.' "W . Griffin, Telegraph Hotel, .Forest Creek, Castlemaine...
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    Ancestry uk FREE

    Four days FREE access to all UK and Irish records. FREE ACCESS UNTIL MONDAY* *Free access to all UK and Irish records until 26 Aug 2019. Registration required. Terms apply https://www.ancestry.co.uk/cs/free-access
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    Problem with site

    I have been a member in here for over 10 years so why today am I noted on my profile as a "new member" and my post have to be approved by a moderator?
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    Free access - Australia and NZ

    Free access to Australian and New Zealand records, Ancestry until 28th July. https://www.ancestry.com.au/cs/immigration?o_xid=100938&o_lid=100938&o_sch=Social+Media+Natural+
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    Rose Shipman

    1911 census .. Would it state how many kids living or deceased that Rose had. {she is single but had kids, not sure where they are as yet] Name Rose Shipman Event Place Stretford, Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom County Lancashire Parish Stretford Sub-District...
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    Rose Shipman

    Rose and her partner John Hall [they were not married] were charged with manslaughter on the death of their baby son, Charles Hall. Manslaughter charges were dropped and they were charged with neglect. I have read most of the newspaper articles on them but wondering what information might be on...
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    Agnes Shipman

    I can not find a birth for Agnes, mother's maiden name Foster. 1901 No Agnes Name Robert Shipman Event Place Scarcliffe, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom County Nottinghamshire Civil Parish Scarcliff (Derby) Ecclesiastical Parish St Leonards Scarcliffe Sub-District...
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    The Cage

    This place has some history and is up for sale. Would I live in it ... not likely :eek: Not with some of the things I have read about it. HAUNTED :oops: During the St. Osyth witch trials in 1582, 14 women were accused of witchcraft-related crimes, for which three were executed. During the...
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    Little People

    Practising their artistic talents :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: