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by Hardwork
19 Apr 2021, 17:11
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Find my Past subscriptions
Replies: 22
Views: 595

Re: Find my Past subscriptions

The point regarding FMP is that they have purchased databases from different sources that contain the same records, hence why multiple entries can occur for a single event. They don't weed out duplications, nor should they, as the transcriptions themselves can have variants. I'm doing a single name ...
by Hardwork
18 Apr 2021, 12:03
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Ownership & Safe Keeping of Parish Registers
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Ownership & Safe Keeping of Parish Registers

Thank you very much for that, Guy. I felt you were the man with the skill to uncover the detail and very much appreciate the time you used in doing so. I've not had chance yet to do other than scan through the links, but it find it fascinating nevertheless.
by Hardwork
16 Apr 2021, 15:55
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Find my Past subscriptions
Replies: 22
Views: 595

Re: Find my Past subscriptions

Interesting. So are we saying that all record offices and archives are merely holding these documents on behalf of a church whilst carrying no legal requirement as to their care themselves, or are they doing that solely as Diocesan Record Offices, and does the Church of England contribute financiall...
by Hardwork
16 Apr 2021, 11:37
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Find my Past subscriptions
Replies: 22
Views: 595

Re: Find my Past subscriptions

Sorry Guy, a misunderstanding of your response to Adrian B. I thought you were referring to the ordinances of the LDS throughout. My reference on that basis was to the numerous trees constructed based using the original Computer File Index information which generally ignored burial data, which in tu...
by Hardwork
16 Apr 2021, 09:51
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Find my Past subscriptions
Replies: 22
Views: 595

Re: Find my Past subscriptions

Guy, that is also why the original CFI and later IGI ignored deaths and burials and why so many ordinances are therefore based on inaccurately constructed family trees. Surely, trying to prove a line of descent and constructing a family tree are exactly the same exercise whether it is being conducte...
by Hardwork
15 Apr 2021, 01:12
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Census 2021
Replies: 11
Views: 719

Re: Census 2021

I found the most disappointing thing from a family history viewpoint is that they didn't request a specific place of birth. On its own, I doubt it will be very useful to future family historians, nor do I expect many of the myriad databases that the government are considering to supersede censuses e...
by Hardwork
05 Apr 2021, 12:55
Forum: General research queries
Topic: Where in Oxfordshire
Replies: 4
Views: 289

Re: Where in Oxfordshire

It is spelt Crowle in that document, which may be the reason it baffles.
by Hardwork
25 Mar 2021, 17:15
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Online GRO Indexes Queries Raised
Replies: 15
Views: 652

Re: Online GRO Indexes Queries Raised

Indeed, Adrian but it only takes people to put postems based on info from certificates onto FreeBMD to overcome that and make it if not more useful, as useful. We shouldn't really though be having to discuss the deficiencies of a publicly funded, government run system, unfit for purpose. Those respo...
by Hardwork
25 Mar 2021, 14:13
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Online GRO Indexes Queries Raised
Replies: 15
Views: 652

Re: Online GRO Indexes Queries Raised

drianBruce - I just wrote a lengthy and detailed reply to you that just disappeared after pressing "Preview"! Time wasted. However, it won't move the debate on. Quite simply the reality is that the people tasked with creating and maintaining the indexes are patently not up to the job. Those indexes ...
by Hardwork
24 Mar 2021, 16:30
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Online GRO Indexes Queries Raised
Replies: 15
Views: 652

Re: Online GRO Indexes Queries Raised

e know in these situations there will only be one entry in the new index, not two. I think it was AdrianB38 who informed us on the old forum that the entry will be indexed under the (alleged?) father's surname, not the mother's. Thank you for your reply, lengthy explanation and research jonwarn. Un...