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    From memory, the "short" one is free at the time...

    From memory, the "short" one is free at the time of the occurrence, but the full one must be paid for.
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    WW1 or not

    During the 19th Century, Irish Catholics were the backbone of the British Army. Even in WW2 they came over to enlist.
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    Mine were taken using a quarter-plate camera and...

    Mine were taken using a quarter-plate camera and glass negs - of which unfortunately my dad and I disposed on 1962! The print quality is far better than the later plastic negs, but it's the...
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    Cemetery: I have just checked my Register of Monumental...

    I have just checked my Register of Monumental Inscriptions in York Cemetery and there are no Tubridys on it at all, but she was buried in a public plot, this is understandable. I would suggest that...
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    Thanks everybody. I know where I'm going now....

    Thanks everybody. I know where I'm going now. I've successfully scanned several by increasing the dots per square inch and I'm digging out the tripod to photograph those that just won't scan. Belt...
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    1) Elizabeth - I'd thought about that, but I...

    1) Elizabeth - I'd thought about that, but I wasn't certain that I could achieve proper focussing; then I remembered that one of the reasons I bought the camera in the first place was so I could get...
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    Copying Old Photos

    I have on loan from my father, a large number of photos which his dad took from about 1905 to 1914 and I am trying to digitise them. They are mostly sepia with some blak and white. The problem is...
  8. Indentures for Land in Bramham, York - Braithwaite? Suter?

    I hold vellum documents referring to this small acreage which was sold by my aunt and her sister, who lived in York, about forty years ago. Their maiden name was Suter, but there are Braithwaites in...
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    Cemetery: Well, it should get me off my backside for half...

    Well, it should get me off my backside for half an hour or so .... I've been threatening to get myself down there for far too long now!
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