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Tree search using place

Discussion in 'Online family trees' started by LindaC, Jan 6, 2023.

  1. LindaC

    LindaC LostCousins Star

    I vaguely remember that Peter Calver once outlined a method of adding an oblique and other letters to a people search URL in one's own Ancestry tree to find the person by place. I have lots of people with the same name e.g. John Randerson in my family tree. If I want to find the branch of the Randersons who lived in Ryther, Yorkshire - I cannot.
    Is this possible?
  2. Sue_3

    Sue_3 LostCousins Member

    I don't know about the search technique you describe, but you can use 'Tree Search' at the top RHS, then 'List of all people' to get an alphabetical list of everyone in the tree that will show dates and places of birth and death, which might help?
  3. LindaC

    LindaC LostCousins Star

    Thank you Sue_3 I will try that.

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