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by gwilym'smum
11 Jul 2018 22:08
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Showing census information
Replies: 5
Views: 1514

Re: Showing census information

Thank you so much Mike I will try that.
Ann
by gwilym'smum
11 Jul 2018 15:52
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Showing census information
Replies: 5
Views: 1514

Showing census information

One of the things I am very keen on is following my families through the censuses. I can do this very easily in my paper files as at the bottom of each individual sheet is a list of all the people who appear with the individual in given censuses, with the address and reference of course. Those who o...
by gwilym'smum
21 Jun 2018 06:32
Forum: General
Topic: Ancestry search hints
Replies: 14
Views: 4111

Re: Ancestry search hints

Thanks for the explanation. I got the wrong end of the stick and thought a "shaking" leaf was something else as well as the hint leaf. Thanks Ann
by gwilym'smum
20 Jun 2018 16:14
Forum: General
Topic: Ancestry search hints
Replies: 14
Views: 4111

Re: Ancestry search hints

Dim question but what are "shaking leaf hints" on Ancestry please?
Ann
by gwilym'smum
25 May 2018 07:28
Forum: General
Topic: Potential user
Replies: 6
Views: 2094

Re: Potential user

Hi, I agree with Ann, I have had FH since it first came out. I am not technologically competent and because of the flexibility of the progam I am able to use it at a basic level and as I also have paper files I am quite content. Like you some of the posts are way above my head but any problems you h...
by gwilym'smum
23 May 2018 07:11
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Sorting Source Citations
Replies: 5
Views: 1604

Re: Sorting Source Citations

Hi, Not sure I am following what you want but when I assign a name to the file I use a set title eg. The 1841 census for Cain Mayer would be " x4 Mayer census 1841 Cain", for 1851 "x5 Mayer census 1851 Cain" and so on 1901, 1911 and 1939 get a y01 etc. In this way all the 1841 census entries appear ...
by gwilym'smum
15 May 2018 18:13
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Mark Direct Line
Replies: 5
Views: 1615

Re: Mark Direct Line

Hello,
On the records window I inserted a column and had a tick which indicated direct line. Sorry for late reply, been away
Ann
by gwilym'smum
13 Apr 2018 07:16
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Using the media folder
Replies: 16
Views: 3675

Re: Using the media folder

Hi I have categories for my media, including census images and birth marriage death, parish registers etc. I assign a short code at the beginning of the file name and then the images can be easily located, For example a 1841 census entry would be x4 Mayer 1841 Cain. The x puts the census images at t...
by gwilym'smum
19 Mar 2018 12:37
Forum: Research
Topic: To enter or not to enter
Replies: 9
Views: 2944

Re: To enter or not to enter

Hi Mike thank you. Will look into that also.
Ann
by gwilym'smum
19 Mar 2018 08:57
Forum: Research
Topic: To enter or not to enter
Replies: 9
Views: 2944

Re: To enter or not to enter

I did have a notion for people who work with diagrams which they could possibly use. I will possibly try it, I work with diagrams a lot on paper, although I don't work with diagrams on the computer much, as by the time I get it far enough reduced the names are illegible and I don't like the wizzing ...
by gwilym'smum
18 Mar 2018 17:11
Forum: Research
Topic: To enter or not to enter
Replies: 9
Views: 2944

Re: To enter or not to enter

Thanks Bill,
I will take all ideas thankfully
Ann
by gwilym'smum
17 Mar 2018 15:35
Forum: Research
Topic: To enter or not to enter
Replies: 9
Views: 2944

Re: To enter or not to enter

Hi
Thank you all for your thoughts. I will check the link Mike gave and experiment with the type of tentative information I wish to enter. Ideally I would like to enter it in say red and at a glance I can see if I am building on "rock" or "sand".
Thanks again, Ann
by gwilym'smum
17 Mar 2018 09:09
Forum: Research
Topic: To enter or not to enter
Replies: 9
Views: 2944

To enter or not to enter

Hi, I have been researching for 20 years. By now on several branches I am beyond 1837. For this era sources and proofs become thinner on the ground. I run FH along side my paper files. I have only ever had FH since it's early days. When I was certain (as one can be!) of my facts I enter them into FH...
by gwilym'smum
09 Feb 2018 17:35
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Death certificate
Replies: 24
Views: 6691

Re: Death certificate

This discussion just shows that you can use FH at your own level. When I started this thread I just wanted the information that A had been the person to report the death of B. Also I wanted the death cert image to appear on both person's record as that was where they were mentioned. The informant is...
by gwilym'smum
31 Jan 2018 17:08
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Death certificate
Replies: 24
Views: 6691

Re: Death certificate

Thanks Mike
Ann
by gwilym'smum
31 Jan 2018 16:18
Forum: General Usage
Topic: Usability of FH with/without the Book
Replies: 9
Views: 2806

Re: Usability of FH with/without the Book

I too have only ever had FH. I purchased it when it first came out. I read about it then but after that I have experimented. I did take a couple of years off when I was not well and it did seem to get a bit more complex. I have the current book, however, I still experiment as I might look up somethi...
by gwilym'smum
31 Jan 2018 16:02
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Death certificate
Replies: 24
Views: 6691

Re: Death certificate

Likewise Mike thank you. Very stupid question, do you have to do it for every entry or does it remain set? Thanks Ann
by gwilym'smum
30 Jan 2018 21:08
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Death certificate
Replies: 24
Views: 6691

Re: Death certificate

Thanks Mike will have to print that off and follow to the letter!. I have only recently started sending for lots of death certs since the GRO PDF ones and really regret that I haven't done so sooner they have been amazing, the most informative, not only giving causes but giving additional informatio...
by gwilym'smum
30 Jan 2018 19:35
Forum: Ancestral Sources
Topic: Death certificate
Replies: 24
Views: 6691

Death certificate

Hello, I am wondering if I am entering something incorrectly or is it meant to be. I am entering death certificates via AS. I fill in the details for the informant usually as a family member and add the image, save and go back to FH. When I look at the details for the informant on the date of the de...
by gwilym'smum
22 Jan 2018 09:05
Forum: Research
Topic: Research Advice for a Newbie
Replies: 16
Views: 4663

Re: Research Advice for a Newbie

Hi, Hopefully this will appear today! My ideas for starting out: Commercial sites; they allow you to post your tree and to view some others. Beware, because they are on line they are not necessarily correct. Carefully check their sources, they are often other member's trees (this just perpetuates mi...
by gwilym'smum
16 Jan 2018 19:19
Forum: General
Topic: Find My Past
Replies: 4
Views: 1314

Re: Find My Past

Thank you for getting back
Ann
by gwilym'smum
16 Jan 2018 17:19
Forum: General
Topic: Find My Past
Replies: 4
Views: 1314

Find My Past

Just tried to access FMP via my account, no joy. Tried via FH, not joy. Is anyone else having a problem please?
Thanks Ann
by gwilym'smum
26 Dec 2017 08:55
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas Everyone
Replies: 10
Views: 3758

Re: Merry Christmas Everyone

Bit late but season's greetings to all on the forum and those who give so much time to help us sort out our problems
Ann
by gwilym'smum
19 Dec 2017 08:48
Forum: General
Topic: Clearly it Christmas.....
Replies: 11
Views: 3258

Re: Clearly it Christmas.....

It is also very satisfying when things are not working or when you find people on Ancestry who have attributed your relatives to the wrong people without any proof!
Ann
by gwilym'smum
18 Dec 2017 12:18
Forum: Web Site Usage
Topic: Lights
Replies: 2
Views: 1540

Re: Lights

Thanks Jane
My husband knows what I am up to now when he hears the sound!
Ann