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  1. webwiz posted a new thread.

    Sending amendments to GRO

    I have sent 20 amendments to GRO. 13 have been acted on, 2 are waiting, but on 5 no action was taken as "not necessary". All of them are...

    Forum: More British Isles Resources

    Sep 29, 2020 at 9:51 PM
  2. canadianbeth replied to the thread Another Ancestry Problem.

    No

    Sep 29, 2020 at 5:29 PM
  3. peter replied to the thread DNA Ethnicity Nonsense.

    It's television.

    Sep 29, 2020 at 11:29 AM
  4. peter replied to the thread Another Ancestry Problem.

    Are you using a VPN?

    Sep 29, 2020 at 11:27 AM
  5. DavidF replied to the thread DNA Ethnicity Nonsense.

    I watch a number of 'Family History' TV shows - such as WDYTYA. They often bring on an Ancestry expert who only talks about the ethnicity...

    Sep 29, 2020 at 6:12 AM
  6. canadianbeth posted a new thread.

    Another Ancestry Problem

    Last night and again today I have this message. For different people and different searches - 1881 census, 1939 register, etc. What...

    Forum: Ancestry problems

    Sep 29, 2020 at 12:59 AM
  7. peter replied to the thread You never know what you might find in a parish register.

    That's the way it worked - in the early 18th century there were no official instructions to clergy, other than to: "...record in the said...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 10:02 PM
  8. Helen7 replied to the thread Ancestry longest segment "anomaly".

    The new way of displaying this information explains things much better, including why the longest segment (pre-Timber) can be longer than...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 8:28 PM
  9. Helen7 replied to the thread You never know what you might find in a parish register.

    My particular favourite burial register entry was one I came across years ago on a visit to Bedford Record Office, while looking for my...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 8:11 PM
  10. Helen7 replied to the thread Ancestry DNA Matches.

    I manage two tests, mine and my husband's and our numbers are as follows: Me: <4C = 3 4C = 269 Distant = 18,339 Total = 18,611 'Common...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 5:16 PM
  11. jorghes replied to the thread Ancestry DNA Matches.

    My paternal grandmother's results are an anomaly even within all the sets that I manage! I'm almost scared every time I look at her totals.

    Sep 28, 2020 at 11:11 AM
  12. Bryman replied to the thread Ancestry DNA Matches.

    Rather less than above so I will add a little extra information to make up. <4C = 6 4C = 207 Dist = 13,659 Total = 13,872 Most Recent...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 10:39 AM
  13. peter replied to the thread You never know what you might find in a parish register.

    People who were murdered were just as entitled to be buried in the parish churchyard as anyone else. After 1813 (when pre-printed registers...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 10:36 AM
  14. jorghes replied to the thread Ancestry longest segment "anomaly".

    For all the ones I checked it popped up once you clicked the shared DNA link, at the bottom of each list of facts - "Shared DNA x cM across...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 8:50 AM
  15. jorghes replied to the thread Ancestry DNA Matches.

    Given that I don't generally do much with my own results, here are those from my three main DNA sets - those of my father, paternal...

    Sep 28, 2020 at 8:45 AM
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