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The Family History Group

Leader:  John Dogherty - familyhistory@ashbyu3a.co.uk - phone 01530 411148

Future programme

Wed 8th Jun2:00 pm2 Marlborough Way

11th May

The best meeting so far.
We had nine sitting down and one remote contribution.
Our new member, Heather, was inducted and started on her travels. Mary stepped in after the Leader was called away to keep her going and start her tree. A way needs to be found to allow her to access that tree as a guest.
Keith is making slow progress with researching his grandfather’s WWI Army service and his father in law’s WW2 Navy service.
Richard has still had no luck locating a citation for a Military Medal in WWI. The Gazette yielded just a note of the engagement, as did the Newspapers in FMP. More work needed. Eileen helped him with FMP.
Dora is making good progress with Sottish records: she has unearthed four birth registrations and two marriages from the mid 1700’s using Scotland’s People and Ancestry but needs the death records to close off these links.
Eileen is still trying to sort out the lineage of two separate Dumolo lines and establish any links further down the chain.
John H is still trying to untangle a set of records which seem duplicated but are at different times on two different sites.
John D has been looking at the latest format of the DNA segment in Ancestry. It is looking interesting as it seems to be able to identify which part of your own DNA came from which parent, without them having a test.
Sylvia Spare is still working on her music hall and entertainment ancestors: perhaps she could ask the Events Organiser for a contact with the recent Speaker on this topic.
And once again, Keith did sterling work organising the beverages and biccies: well done Keith!

We next meet on Wednesday 8th June at 2.00 pm.