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From: "Kieron Hoyle" <>
Subject: Re: [CHS] Ancestry
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 23:39:34 -0000
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I've only recently subscribed to ancestry; and to be honest it has made a
huge difference. Once you learn how to get the best from the searches
(through trial and error) it does speed things up.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Val Taylor" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 11:08 PM
Subject: Re: [CHS] Ancestry

> "I guess I am one of the fortunate ones in that I have a "FREE" access to
> ancestry through the Calgary Public Library."
> Hi Malcolm and other interested parties,
> I too can access AncestryUK free at my local lds library. However as each
> session is restricted to an hour the time runs away. I found it a good
> expense to treat myself to the subscription to use at home. Can search at
> my leisure and have found it to be a wonderful help. As others have
> stated, sometimes you have to widen the scope to allow for mis
> transcriptions, etc but if you are patient you can turn up so much
> valuable information. I tend to use the random search rather than exact as
> it is more flexible.
> Hope this helps. Incidentally, when ever I've had to contact ancestry I've
> found them nothing but helpful and prompt. Generally getting back to me
> the same day or the next.
> Val
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