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Hi My name is Teresa

I had been looking for a forum for Geneaology for a long time and had decided to test settitng one up, but it was just a thread forum not a proper one like this. I was going to call it Family History so i searched for Family History and spotted this, just what i wanted.

I have hit a brick wall wit my GGGGGG Grandfathers father George i am not 100% sure where he was born or when , who he married and who his parents were.

Its annoying because i had been following the wrong route of Georges and had gone back til the very early 1600's and had linked many names to that tree, in effect when this person who said i would hate him for pointing it out, i had to start again, just wish it hadn't taken someone nearly 3 years to point it out.

I have been lucky in that i haven't had to spend out too much on certificates (especially on the Emsley side) and i haven't spent too much in travelling to research so most of it was off the net.

The stupid thing is that all these relatives i have deleted i will probably end up putting back on because somewhere along the line they will be related. At least i have backups.

Anyway hop i am going to gind this site useful

The names in my profile that i am research are

Dads Side:

Emsley (W Yorks), Roberts (Lincs), Reynolds (Norfolk), Cowgill( W Yorks) Wilkinson (Yorks), Wriggles (Yorks), Whiteley (W Yorks)

Mums Side:

McGill(Ireland & W Yorks), Johnson (W Yorks), O'Gara,(Ireland & W Yorks) Padgett (WYorks), Boocock (W Yorks)

McGills are proving very hard my cousin has spent loads of money on it and she was going to give me info she had found out, but so far hasn't.
The McGills come from Cavan or Sligo in Ireland
 
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Hi Teresa welcome to the forum and welcome to our family, I know you will find everyone very helpful here as I have.
Just ask your questions and post as much info as you have and everyone will do their utmost to find the answers.
As regards the McGill side of your search, I am in Longford, which is not far from Sligo or Cavan, so give all the info you have including dates and we will see what comes up, unfortunately here in Ireland A lot of census info from the past was destroyed after the numbers were counted for security reasons, but some have survived. Again welcome to the family regards sterico;)
 
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Hi, Teresa!
I am a Teresa. too!
I noticed that you are searching for Padgetts in West Yorkshire. I am searching there too for my husband's Paget/Padgett family.

I just recently ordered a marriage certificate for a John George Paget and Elizabeth Axellson from West Riding. My husband's Great-Grandfather Fredrerick William Paget was born in Leeds on 15 Jul 1858. He started working for the British Postal Service when he was 12. He later sailed to Canada and worked for the cable company.

I live in Northern California. I would love to learn more about your Padgett/Paget line.

Cheers!
Teresa :)
 

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