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by Liz Turner
Thu Feb 25, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Bellaghy / Co. Londonderry
Replies: 18
Views: 3338

Re: Bellaghy / Co. Londonderry

Brian Unless I'm mistaken, Presbyterian is not Church of Ireland, so you'd be very unlllikely to find them in a C of I cemetery! I did a search and came up with a few links to the Presbyterian Church at Bellaghy and some other links:- "If you are looking for a Presbyterian Church in Ulster this site...
by Liz Turner
Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: Armed Forces
Topic: Tracing a WWII Perth RAF man (MIA): where to begin?
Replies: 22
Views: 1902

Re: Tracing a WWII Perth RAF man (MIA): where to begin?

Hey Camilla Never worry about that - sometimes a thread like this will help point someone else in the direction of information they are searching for; so even if you didn't eventually get what you needed here, it may yet help someone else! Many a time I've found helpful stuff on TS just by browsing ...
by Liz Turner
Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Buncome Hollow -meaning
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: Buncome Hollow -meaning

Hi There There's a reference to a cemetery in Clark County, Washington ... http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~waclacem/Buncombe/buncombe.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etna,_Washington I'd suggest that maybe the "hollow" comes from it being a tiny place with only a smalll population, perhaps in a l...
by Liz Turner
Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: photobucket and tiff images
Replies: 6
Views: 500

Re: photobucket and tiff images

I knew if I waited long enough that someone would answer a question, which has been at the back of my mind for the last few months! I just hand't got around to asking it! Downloaded irfanview last night and it worked like magic ... thank you!! =D>
by Liz Turner
Thu Feb 18, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: Census
Topic: 2011 - Last Census?
Replies: 13
Views: 1167

Re: 2011 - Last Census?

On a brighter note I just bought a large LCD monitor to replace my aged CRT and I’m thinking of buying some sunglasses to go with it. Alan :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: [many-greens] I was in the process of dunking a ginger nut when I read this! Needless to say the whole blasted biscuit landed in the bot...
by Liz Turner
Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:43 pm
Forum: Scottish History and Geography
Topic: Gellions Hotel Bridge St Inverness
Replies: 10
Views: 1516

Re: Gellions Hotel Bridge St Inverness

Trish If you've already got information from the Census and are looking for some background, I wonder if it might be worth checking out the HIghland Family History Society at:- http://www.highlandfamilyhistorysociety.org/Index.htm You may find information there, perhaps some links from:- http://www....
by Liz Turner
Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:11 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Gretna Green marriage records 1794-1895 now on Ancestry
Replies: 5
Views: 909

Re: Gretna Green marriage records 1794-1895 now on Ancestry

Hi Lesley

I think the Church bit applies to England - I probably wasn't clear on that. I know that in Scotland it is the person carrying out the marraige who is registered, not the place - hence the many marraiges I've found in my family carried out in hotels and homes over the years.

Liz
by Liz Turner
Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:01 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Gretna Green marriage records 1794-1895 now on Ancestry
Replies: 5
Views: 909

Re: Gretna Green marriage records 1794-1895 now on Ancestry

Further to Sarah's post, this link might be helpful to those seeking more information on what made not only Gretna Green, but other Borders villages, so popular after 1754 ... In 1754 Lord Hardwicke introduced an Act of Parliament which changed the way in which marriages could be legal. Firstly any ...
by Liz Turner
Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: Free credits for SP
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Re: Free credits for SP

Folks

This offer may well have expired now, but it is worth checking the site from time to time just to see what is happening.

Thanks to Ann for posting the original link.

Liz
by Liz Turner
Sat Feb 06, 2010 3:33 pm
Forum: Ireland
Topic: Location of Street and Town **Birthday bumped**
Replies: 13
Views: 2131

Re: Location of Street and Town

Hi Calum I see Lesley is going well with links to pictures and other areas for you. My interest in your post is in the possiblity it might turn out to be Ballycastle ... I have never been there but my dad's family came from round that part of northern Ireland. Are you searching for ancestors in that...