Saturday, September 15, 2007
Friday, September 14, 2007
Like many of the celebrities who have agreed to a televised trawl through their family history, Hurt was in for a surprise. The resulting film is a detective yarn, a surprising psychological study of one of our greatest actors – star of The Naked Civil Servant and The Elephant Man – and a reminder, if one needed it, of how much sway class still holds over the British, even though we are supposedly all middle-class now."
It seems he was set up,
see the discussion:-
Who Do You Think You Are? - soc.genealogy.britain | Google Groups
Thursday, September 13, 2007
A History of RootsWeb
by Karen Isaacson
This article first appeared in the National Genealogical Society Computer Interest Group's "NGS/CIG DIGEST," Volume 17 Number 4, July August 1998.
but what happened next?
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read on http://www.symantec.com/content/en/uk/clubsymantec/2007_1_9.html
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
They were later sent to the American Colonies. Our goal is to locate historical data, ships' lists, prisoner lists, and other information of genealogical value to descendents of the 'Scottish Rebels.'"
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
and again my thanks to DearMYRTLE:
Ancestry launches Swedish website: "Swedish family history enthusiasts can now become a part of the world’s leading online family community, joining Ancestry members who have already created over three million family trees containing 300 million names. On average, 60,000 family trees are created and 80,000 photographs uploaded onto the Ancestry global network every week."
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see BBC Magazines Bristol
and "BBC Magazines Bristol" - Google Search
own domain hides your data
if you must, you need to keep both sites up to date
and when you die or forget to pay ?
"Service Pack 1: We just released a program update that resolves some performance issues that have been brought to our attention. If you have registered your Family Tree Maker software, the next time you open the program you will automatically receive a message prompting you to install the program update (you must be connected to the Internet to receive the automatic notification). The installation process is quick and secure. We urge you to take advantage of this program update, which will improve your experience using the software.
Service Pack 2: In mid-October we will enhance the program’s Publish capabilities. In particular, this release reintroduces several popular reports from previous versions of Family Tree Maker. Again, if you have registered your software, you will be automatically notified when the program update becomes available. You can also access up-to-date information about program enhancements by visiting the Program Updates page on the Family Tree Maker website."
Family Tree Maker 2008 by Ancestry.com - is broken mine is version number is 18.104.22.1686 ad reports "up to date "
If the update was successful the version number will be 22.214.171.1244.
to install the service pack do the following:
- Connect to the Internet.
- Start Family Tree Maker 2008.
- You will receive a notification that an update is available. Click the "Update" button.
- The service pack will be applied and your program updated.
If you do not receive a notification that an update is available when you start Family Tree Maker:
- Open Family Tree Maker.
- Click the "Help" menu item at the top of the program.
- Click "Check for Updates…"
- The program will check for an update and notify you if one is available.
and that even includes "private" email
Facts are not copyrighted, at least not under U.S. law. If your web page contains only names and dates and locations of life events (birth, marriage, death, census entries, military service, etc.), you do not own that information. It is public domain. . . .
Dick Eastman: "kept his first genealogy database on 80-column punch cards."
I wonder why?
Monday, September 10, 2007
Who would really appreciate contact if you find any links.
Each page is searchable for NAME, LOCATION OF BIRTH and LOCATION OF
Over 13,000 names in the forest
Have now found the WOODS
Also have BIRDs in the tree
Along with KINGs and PRINCEs
but mostly Ag Labs.
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