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by Guy
01 Mar 2021, 06:34
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Rootstech21
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: Rootstech21

I managed to drop in for a few hours, but due to family commitments could not spend as much time at Rootstech21 as I could if it had been a physical show rather than online.
I did manage an afternoon tea with Family Tree Magazine which you also attended.
Cheers
Guy
by Guy
20 Feb 2021, 06:57
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Findmypast new interface
Replies: 12
Views: 256

Re: Findmypast new interface

If you select full screen, then right click, view image you will see the full image alone on the screen.
There is a way to remove the controls from the screen but it means using third party software that I have not used so I will not suggest it here.
Cheers
Guy
by Guy
20 Feb 2021, 06:44
Forum: General research queries
Topic: Julia Byrne
Replies: 4
Views: 94

Re: Julia Byrne

It is to do with discrimination against women see:-
https://tinyurl.com/y6mgafsr
Cheers
Guy
by Guy
19 Feb 2021, 06:49
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Findmypast new interface
Replies: 12
Views: 256

Re: Findmypast new interface

Yes also on census pages, I view it as a great improvement but others are not keen on it
Cheers
Guy
by Guy
15 Feb 2021, 20:26
Forum: General research queries
Topic: Posthumous baptism
Replies: 6
Views: 176

Re: Posthumous baptism

Wrong assumption on my part, only one son. The month is February, i.e. 24 Feb 1849 Birth from FreeBMD Dec 1849 Burden Samuel Albert Poplar 2 355 GRO adds mother's maiden name Everett Death from FreeBMD Mar 1851 Burden Samuel Albert Poplar 2 282 GRO adds age at death 1 year Ancestry have mis-transcri...
by Guy
15 Feb 2021, 19:50
Forum: General research queries
Topic: Posthumous baptism
Replies: 6
Views: 176

Re: Posthumous baptism

Did they have another son Samuel Albert Burden there is a death certificate at-

BURDEN, SAMUEL ALBERT 1
GRO Death Reference: 1851 M Quarter in POPLAR UNION Volume 02 Page 282

Cheers
Guy
by Guy
12 Feb 2021, 07:08
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Family tree errors
Replies: 18
Views: 497

Re: Family tree errors

It should also be remembered that though the internet has certainly increased access to erroneous trees and data such trees have been around for centuries and are not new. There are a number of “pedigrees” constructed by heralds in the 15th and 16th centuries that have been proved to contain “vanity...
by Guy
11 Feb 2021, 10:48
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Family tree errors
Replies: 18
Views: 497

Re: Family tree errors

Hardwork, You misunderstood what I meant regards evidence of mothers maiden name. I was talking about a typical tree that shows parents as John Smith and Mary Brown, which is not supported by the listed sources :- 1. GRO clearly shows mothers maiden name is Green for all their children! 2. Baptism ...
by Guy
08 Feb 2021, 18:41
Forum: Photos
Topic: What do they have in their hands? What Occasion?
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Re: What do they have in their hands? What Occasion?

I would suggest something the two younger girls were attending, they a dressed the same, bridesmaids? Or perhaps something at school the dresses look quite summery to me or perhaps an Easter parade.
Cheers
Guy
by Guy
07 Feb 2021, 08:53
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: WDYTYA inaccuracy
Replies: 12
Views: 413

Re: WDYTYA inaccuracy

Pinefamily has simply misread or misunderstood the sentence. The full quote states “The 17th century was the era of the Old Poor Law, of the Interregnum, of upheaval and mass migration. English courts began sending convicts to the colonies in America and Australia and the 17th century that saw the f...