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Does anyone else get sidetracked when researching. I have just spent 2 hours reading about someone elses family because it was interesting stuff and time got away on me. Does this happen to any of you as well or am i just a stickybeak?:biggrin:

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Hi Gibbo, I get sidetracked so much, that I forget what I was looking for in the first place. 6 hours of sidetacking is not uncommon for me.
One minute I'm in my home town census, and then at the end of it, I'm looking at Canada for someone totally unrelated. WHY!!!!!!!:D

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Ok so we all do it! thats good, i thought it might be taking me so long to do my research because i was to busy stickybeaking into someone else family. I was reading about mining accidents in Queensland in the late 1800's. Having my hubby working in a mine im certainly glad their safety laws have improved!

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Hi all...ime terrible on getting sidetracked on the links Gibbo...put one on for Crafter last night about the Dickie Bow Club....and spent ages looking at the photos of Spennymoors past!
 

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Hi all...ime terrible on getting sidetracked on the links Gibbo...put one on for Crafter last night about the Dickie Bow Club....and spent ages looking at the photos of Spennymoors past!
Hi Lee
No work today? i have learnt a lot by been side tracked, even it it dont show:2fun: The mines one was quiet interesting and going to finish it tomorrow.

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Steve as i write this it is 10.10pm sat.
 

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No work today,think ime going mad been doing so much driving...i keep walking with my hands out in front of me,and pushing me feet forward!
So was he a miner Gibbo or still not sure?
 

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Hi Lee
No work today? i have learnt a lot by been side tracked, even it it dont show:2fun: The mines one was quiet interesting and going to finish it tomorrow.

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Steve as i write this it is 10.10pm sat.
Ah, so your about 9hrs in front of us. So you've still got time to look at these pictures.

http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/bcc/museum/ea_buckinghamshire_photos.page?

Search for Princes Risborough and you'll see some old pics of my home town. That should sidetrack ya for a bit.>:D :)

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No work today,think ime going mad been doing so much driving...i keep walking with my hands out in front of me,and pushing me feet forward!
So was he a miner Gibbo or still not sure?
William Short? yep he was a miner out at Freizland near Cloncurry qld.
Apparently they changed the name of the place from Freizland to Kuridala early in the 1900's. That is why the name thing would have thrown me, as we knew the place as Kuridala and not Freizland. We had been told that William owned land in Ravenswood before that so i checked that out and he didnt, he was a miner there as well.

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