Saturday, May 08, 2004

Hewlett-Packard Business Center - Online Classes: "Welcome
Free online classes! Try one today. Our instructor led courses are available 24/7."
Lownthwaite Fell Ponies

lsten to the stereo sound track !


Today the Lownthwaite ponies are the last semiferal herd of fell ponies to roam the northern Pennines, much as nature intended and tradition decrees.
Cancelling Ancestry Subscriptions: "How to cancel your Ancestry Subscriptions without being charged for the next period"

A baaad ancestor is good to find.

International Blacksheep Society of Genealogists

International Blacksheep Society of Genealogists: "The one-degree Rule, as used by the IBSSG for qualification for Society membership is as follows:
IF you are the DIRECT descendant of a Blacksheep then you can qualify under the Blacksheep.
IF you are the SPOUSE of a direct descendant of a Blacksheep, you may qualify under the Spouse's Ancestor (one-degree rule), and the spouse qualifies directly. "

more snipped

Friday, May 07, 2004

Google Toolbar

Valorie's Link Blog

neat blog Val.
I see that I have linked to it
bit I seldom read it

our paths cross here as board admins
RootsWeb Message Boards - Message [ Boards Administrators ]: "Hugh, you say:

> I can't see the relevance of needing to know how many posts have been made in the past for each classification.

I replied
time management - I wont spend my time on features (of the message boards)
which I don't use and apparently no one else does either >>

You are missing the point." etc etc

conservative web versus google web

read the debate on RootsWeb Message Boards [ Boards Administrators ]

Classification definitions : David E. Cann -- 27 Apr 2004

Thursday, May 06, 2004

Links - The home of Spybot-S&D!

the home of Spybot-S&D, the best (according to PC World, PC Mag, ...) privacy software available!

SpywareBlaster 3.1 is the other one I use

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English Parish Registers by Rod Neep

I went to an excellent lecture on this at the Family History Show on May 2 2004 by Peter Park Google Search: "Peter Park" genealogist

Census Enumerator's Books

one of the best genealogists in UK who runs a wonderful service

Archive CD Books Project: "Over 1300 old and rare books on CD for historians and genealogists "

more strengh to your elbow too!

digitising and distributing books and archives
is the best protection against library and archive fires,
as is the granite mountain too with all its imperfections

You, along with CJC LDS and My Family Inc., are making a substantial contribution to world culture

"Over 1300 old and rare books on CD for historians and genealogists "
before Caxton this would be the inventory of a right royal library

Wednesday, May 05, 2004

The Icelandic genealogy database - Open!: "Posted by Friðrik Skúlason ( on January 19, 2003 at 14:55:54:
The database known as "Íslendingabók" was opened today. This is a nearly complete database of all available Icelandic genealogy information.
It includes every Icelander currently living and their ancestors, all the way back to the original settlement of Iceland in the 9th century (or as far as records exist).
The database can be found at"

log on with the personal number of an icelandic citizen
..:: Tegnestuen Himmelskehund ::..

heavenly dog - or hound

six Danish artists in a fifth floor flat

the opening view is typical of a courtyard in a Danish town
priser = prices

Boston Globe / Spotlight / Abuse in the Catholic Church / The financial cost: "12/4/2003
Through much of the 20th century, the Italianate palazzo that was home to each of Boston's cardinal-archbishops symbolized the glory of the Catholic Church in Boston.

But over the last two years, as the church has been rocked by the sexual abuse scandal, the house has come to symbolize a distance between the leaders of the church and its laypeople.

Yesterday's announcement by the archdiocese that it plans to sell the mansion, as well as 28 acres of surrounding property, marks a new era for the archdiocese, which is trying to reestablish its credibility after acknowledging that scores of priests allegedly sexually abused minors over five decades."

fell over this while researchihg early RC registers :- wrote:

> In 1908 England and Wales ceased to be missionary territory and 'Missions' became legally constituted parishes in 1918.

thank you Stan for adding precision to my recollection

the point I was making for example in South Wales the faithful,
many of whom were workers from Ireland when the industrial revolution ran out of local labour, travelled long distances
and even to the next county to participate in RC church services.

So baptisms for exmple may be in registers way away from the expected location<<

is a good basic reference with a google site search

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Monday, May 03, 2004

About Gmail:

"As part of Google's mission to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful, we're testing an email service called Gmail.

Gmail is a free, search-based webmail service that includes 1,000 megabytes (1 gigabyte) of storage.
The backbone of Gmail is a powerful Google search engine that quickly recalls any message an account owner has ever sent or received.
That means there's no need to file messages in order to find them again.

When Gmail displays an email, it automatically shows all the replies to that email as well, so users can view a message in the context of a conversation.
There are no pop-ups or banner ads in Gmail, which places relevant text ads and links to related web pages adjacent to email messages. "
About Gmail: "Interested in a GMAIL account?

As we're in a testing period, we don't have more details for when Gmail will be made widely available, but we thank you for your interest in Gmail.
In the meantime, if you'd like to be updated about Gmail, feel free to submit your email address below.
We will only use your email to send you more information about Gmail. It will not be shared with any third parties. "

I'm migrating to this from AOL

I will miss the chat on AOL but the rest is not unique
and I can use any old ISP at the days best price

dsl preferred of course
Terms & Conditions - St "These Terms & Conditions were last updated on 19/04/2004.

The websites are owned by ClickSmart, a private company, whose office address is;
PO Box 4712
BH15 2FD

Neither Clicksmart nor St Catherine's, (, has links to any government institution of any kind. "
Service: "
Many people and businesses have benefited from being listed on Clicksmart. You may pay by credit card via our secure server. We guarantee to hold your website in our database for a minimum of one year."

Sounds like a ripoff

no registration number as a company
no list of directors
only a box number