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  1. Susan48 liked Helen7's post in the thread Father's occupations on marriage registers.

    Another take on the title of this thread: I recently came across the 1882 marriage certificate of one of my husband's relatives, where the...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 5:40 PM
  2. peter liked Bryman's post in the thread emails sent to xtra.co.nz.

    I have just received a notification about the post applied by Helen7 to the discussion "Father's occupation on marriage registers". I have...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 1:01 PM
  3. Bryman replied to the thread emails sent to xtra.co.nz.

    I have just received a notification about the post applied by Helen7 to the discussion "Father's occupation on marriage registers". I have...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 11:03 AM
  4. Helen7 replied to the thread Father's occupations on marriage registers.

    Another take on the title of this thread: I recently came across the 1882 marriage certificate of one of my husband's relatives, where the...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 10:08 AM
  5. peter replied to the thread Probate Registry Wills.

    It's different from the GRO, where there are everything is done by government employees, so they can give honest assessments of the...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 11:18 AM
  6. LynneP replied to the thread Probate Registry Wills.

    I've now ordered two more wills - different dates and registries than previous wills still not received. Curiously the confirmation email...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 10:33 AM
  7. peter replied to the thread Probate Registry Wills.

    Bear in mind that the wills were (and possibly still are) held by probate registries around the country, and that only the most recent...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 8:51 PM
  8. peter replied to the thread emails sent to xtra.co.nz.

    I agree. But at least they sent the email back.

    Sep 14, 2019 at 2:54 PM
  9. Bryman replied to the thread emails sent to xtra.co.nz.

    That was the advice that I was originally given by Spark but all other transmissions (as far as I know) from the same sender get through so...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 12:42 PM
  10. peter replied to the thread emails sent to xtra.co.nz.

    Indeed it does: 554 5.7.1 Message rejected due to possible spam content I suspect Ancestry, who send out far more emails than I do, are...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 12:21 PM
  11. Bryman replied to the thread emails sent to xtra.co.nz.

    Spark claim to have completely divorced themselves from Yahoo. All emails stored on Yahoo servers outside of NZ were identified and...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 12:17 PM
  12. Helen7 replied to the thread Probate Registry Wills.

    Sorry, this should of course be 1858-1996. So there seems to be no obvious correlation between age of will and speed of delivery.

    Sep 14, 2019 at 11:07 AM
  13. peter replied to the thread DNA security.

    The key sentence in the article is this one: AncestryDNA and 23andMe actually advise customers who have had bone-marrow or cord-blood...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 9:17 AM
  14. peter replied to the thread emails sent to xtra.co.nz.

    It would be much better if Ancestry, which is of a similar size to Spark, contacted them - it must be a much bigger problem for Ancestry,...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 9:08 AM
  15. Heather replied to the thread Probate Registry Wills.

    My wills which were delivered before the due date (see my previous post) were dated 1885, 1941 and 1966.

    Sep 14, 2019 at 5:57 AM
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