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by Mick Loney
01 Mar 2021, 18:49
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Sources and citations
Replies: 4
Views: 60

Re: Sources and citations

As you can automatically (your words) add items from Ancestry, it sounds like you are also using a program, as well a paper and pencil. Personally, I would keep the manual tree simple,( i.e no C & S) and store these details in your program only. Failing that, I would just note the site and recordset...
by Mick Loney
01 Mar 2021, 16:12
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Sources and citations
Replies: 4
Views: 60

Re: Sources and citations

How do you add them at present, that makes them cumbersome? I would assume that as you are using a paper tree, rather than a family history program, you would just be adding notes to say where you got the information from. Or am I missing something?
by Mick Loney
24 Feb 2021, 06:37
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Findmypast new interface
Replies: 12
Views: 254

Re: Findmypast new interface

Adrian, I received the same response from FMP regards my complaint, but they didn’t seem to get the bit about flickering, as it wasn’t mentioned at all. I sometime wonder why we bother complaining, as they don’t appear to read the details of the complaint, but just note it the complaint was somethin...
by Mick Loney
23 Feb 2021, 12:50
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Findmypast new interface
Replies: 12
Views: 254

Re: Findmypast new interface

Adrian, I have also complained to FMP about the flickering. Seems to me they haven’t thought it through properly. I have also complained to Ancestry about the popups that appear when trying the filter sliders on their results page. These popups are supposedly there to ‘help’, but they are more of a ...
by Mick Loney
21 Feb 2021, 11:53
Forum: General research queries
Topic: James Trimble (1807 – 1867) Ancestors Brick Wall
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: James Trimble (1807 – 1867) Ancestors Brick Wall

Reading about these Trimbles from Northern Ireland, made me think of David Trimble ( now Baron Trimble) the first First Minister of Northern Ireland and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Now he would be a great person to be related to😀
by Mick Loney
20 Feb 2021, 06:52
Forum: General research queries
Topic: Thomas Ward marriage
Replies: 23
Views: 1583

Re: Thomas Ward marriage

Have you considered the fact that Mary Byrne was her married name, and her maiden name was actually Doyle, as per children’s birth certificates? It is quite possible that a Mary Doyle was married a Mr Byrne, before she married Thomas Ward. GRO lists marriages by curent surname of women, not their ma...
by Mick Loney
19 Feb 2021, 10:52
Forum: Genealogy chat
Topic: Findmypast new interface
Replies: 12
Views: 254

Re: Findmypast new interface

I found the new screen an absolute nightmare. Just as well I don’t suffer from epilepsy, I’m sure the constant flashing of the screen as one scrolls over a census page could easily trigger an attack. It does my head in, so how an epileptic must feel, heaven only knows. It is just as bad on their sea...
by Mick Loney
17 Feb 2021, 18:14
Forum: General research queries
Topic: Edward Jopling/Jobling 1828-1892
Replies: 12
Views: 175

Re: Edward Jopling/Jobling 1828-1892

meekhcs wrote:
17 Feb 2021, 16:21
Apologies Mick
I should have made it clear that The obit said he lost his foot whilst working in the mining business
Nuff said :D
by Mick Loney
17 Feb 2021, 15:43
Forum: General research queries
Topic: Edward Jopling/Jobling 1828-1892
Replies: 12
Views: 175

Re: Edward Jopling/Jobling 1828-1892

Meekhcs, You know what they say about making assumptions :D There may be another reason for losing his foot, apart from a mining accident. Did he lose it through illness such as diabetes, or an accident with a horse and cart, when a brewers drayman ran over his foot? The reasons are manyfold, so kee...
by Mick Loney
14 Feb 2021, 19:37
Forum: General research queries
Topic: Posthumous baptism
Replies: 6
Views: 176

Re: Posthumous baptism

I think it says "Marked (ie the sign of the cross) in December, since dead/dec'd". The note in the right hand margin gives the DOB but I can't work out the month - possibly September? - 24 1849. HTH The birth was registered in 1849 Q4, (Ref 2 355) so Sept seems likely, as a 24th Sept registration w...