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by Currie
Mon Jun 25, 2007 4:11 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Do I have a "postal martyr" in my tree?
Replies: 6
Views: 780

Hello Ladybird There are other photos of the Postie Stone and of George’s gravestone at http://homepages.enterprise.net/iainlogan/stanbrook/photos/35.jpg and http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/scotgaz/features/moregpix17067.html They are very low resolution but the gravestone one is almost readable and the ins...
by Currie
Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Cemeteries
Topic: Cleaning gravestones
Replies: 19
Views: 864

In case it isn't mentioned elsewhere - If you take along a mirror or large piece of white cardboard you can use it to reflect the sunlight across the face of the stone leaving the depressed inscribed areas in shadow and hopefully readable. Even a strong flashlight if there is no sun. Sometimes it is...
by Currie
Sun Jun 24, 2007 4:40 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: QLD BDM Index on Line .....
Replies: 15
Views: 991

I'm sure this one has been mentioned before, but just in case - Western Australia Births Deaths and Marriages. A work in progress - they add a couple of years every so often. Parents names are missing from the more recent ones. (B&D to 1931, M to 1907.) http://www.justice.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersind...
by Currie
Sun Jun 24, 2007 3:50 pm
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: Gremlins?
Replies: 16
Views: 564

AndrewP beat me to the button but his is the better answer.
by Currie
Sun Jun 24, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: Computer and Software Shop
Topic: Gremlins?
Replies: 16
Views: 564

No idea really - but you could check that your computer is showing the correct time and date. (i.e. bottom right hand corner - Windows XP etc.) or maybe something has changed in the time zone/date format area at the bottom of your profile page. Don't panic but you could run a Virus and Spyware scan ...
by Currie
Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:56 am
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: new 3-day free Ancestry.com access offer
Replies: 31
Views: 1571

What do you mean Ninatoo? Did you get to the page headed "Access the content you just clicked on and much more — FREE for three days."? On that page did you click on "Already have an account? Click Here to get 3 days free."? Did you then get the page headed "Customer Login"? When you logged in using...
by Currie
Sat Jun 23, 2007 2:51 pm
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: new 3-day free Ancestry.com access offer
Replies: 31
Views: 1571

I've been able to get to the 3 Free Days page by just using the first half of the link.

If anyone is still getting the 14 Day Trial page you could try this link

http://www.ancestrylibrary.com/security ... &dbid=1076
by Currie
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:27 am
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: new 3-day free Ancestry.com access offer
Replies: 31
Views: 1571

Thanks for the welcome Frances. When I first tried the link I arrived at the ‘14 day trial’ page but after deleting my cookies the ‘3 Free days’ page came up right away and I received those using my usual logon. Since then I’ve tried accessing the ’3 Day’ page using the same method without success. ...
by Currie
Fri Jun 22, 2007 3:35 am
Forum: Research Sources
Topic: new 3-day free Ancestry.com access offer
Replies: 31
Views: 1571

It's a COOKIES thing. Delete all your Ancestry cookies and then retry the site. If you're desperate delete all your cookies. Worked for me.