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    Just thinking about the father's occupation. If...

    Just thinking about the father's occupation. If it was cutler I'm not sure that was very common in London. Does everything else point to London? Otherwise I might be looking in Sheffield, the centre...
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    Ha! The old aunt got it right after all! Anne

    Ha! The old aunt got it right after all!
    Anne
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    Think its hit and miss like hints. I have had...

    Think its hit and miss like hints. I have had some useful ideas from thrulines and one real gem but some are clearly wrong.
    Anne
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    You could get from Hamburg to Hull in a couple of...

    You could get from Hamburg to Hull in a couple of days at the most. If he went via New York and Liverpool he might have been at sea for months depending on where else the voyage went. Liverpool to...
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    I have two different families whose surname...

    I have two different families whose surname changed completely. Interestingly though, one family did keep the original name as a middle name for two generations. One of the families was probably from...
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    If they were a war casualty then they should be...

    If they were a war casualty then they should be on the Commonwealth War Graves website. If not they might have been recorded as a British person who died abroad, but probably not.
    Anne
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    I think its wrong too (just to add my two penny...

    I think its wrong too (just to add my two penny worth). It clearly says at the top the WILL was proved. When I've had wills in the past they come with this sheet as well as the will itself.
    Anne
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    Safari has sometimes given me blank pages since...

    Safari has sometimes given me blank pages since the last update. It usually clears itself if I close all apps by swiping them up and off.
    Anne
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    Possibly a uniform for someone who plays in a...

    Possibly a uniform for someone who plays in a band?
    Anne
  10. Yes, that's still there but I have got used to it...

    Yes, that's still there but I have got used to it and can go through a family's likely birth years quite quickly.
    I usually select the 0 and 5 years, it doesn't take long.
    Anne
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    Some people may already have been involved in War...

    Some people may already have been involved in War work. I know he seems a bit old for that but I do have men whose work meant they were away from home on 29 Sept 1939. They are often not found...
  12. I'm sure I'll soon get used to it but its slowing...

    I'm sure I'll soon get used to it but its slowing me up a lot at the moment. Keep going to the wrong box! No idea why they had to change it.
    Anne
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    That is so rubbish! If they advertise free access...

    That is so rubbish! If they advertise free access (and why not?) they should make sure the site can cope, which it clearly can't as evidenced yesterday afternoon with the 'Whoops Error 500' message...
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    Yesterday afternoon FMP ground to a complete stop...

    Yesterday afternoon FMP ground to a complete stop while I was on a roll with some research. I had to give up and do housework!! Very frustrating for paying subscribers.
    Anne
  15. Was going to say, I look for the easiest name on...

    Was going to say, I look for the easiest name on the page, search for them the when I have the page on Ancestry you can click on the tab at the bottom which brings up the transcription and shows what...
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    I haven't found anything and it does look like...

    I haven't found anything and it does look like Arisom to me. BUT the writer doesn't do his other upper case As the same way on other words. No help, sorry.
    Anne
  17. You'll find some changes from version 3 but don't...

    You'll find some changes from version 3 but don't worry your original data will still load onto v6. Hopefully it will ask you to create a 'project' and it really is best to do that. It keeps all your...
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    I have seen a number of parish certificate books,...

    I have seen a number of parish certificate books, from the earlier days of registration in particular, where the vicar has not entered the fathers or their occupations for lots of consecutive...
  19. I don't use FMP for a tree at all. I did try one...

    I don't use FMP for a tree at all. I did try one but stopped when I found out that they will never enable you to make the tree public, which is what I wanted.
    However, I find searching for stuff on...
  20. Blimey, better be careful then. Thanks for...

    Blimey, better be careful then. Thanks for finding this out.
    Anne
  21. OK, I've been getting them for about a month I...

    OK, I've been getting them for about a month I think.
    Anne
  22. FMP just look at the records you have just been...

    FMP just look at the records you have just been searching for and 'helpfully' suggest similar ones. I have had emails like this. Needless to say the 'hints' are eiother ones I already have or...
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    Perhaps she was a widow when she married william...

    Perhaps she was a widow when she married william Flynn?
    Anne
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    Yes lies do happen and also errors on the...

    Yes lies do happen and also errors on the certificate but if everything is incorrect you do also need to think about wether it is the right marriage.
    Anne
    Edit to say ... there isn't a place on an...
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    Yes, these two records seem entirely normal. The...

    Yes, these two records seem entirely normal. The groom from the London parish and the bride from Oxfordshire. When the banns for any marriage are read, they are done in both parishes, even today....
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