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From: Victor Markham <>
Subject: Re: [FHU] Assessment
Date: Thu, 03 May 2012 21:32:07 +0100
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Dennis

It is a plug in from the FH site

See http://www.fhug.org.uk/wiki/doku.php?id=plugins:index
Prompt the plug in store and you will see the GRO list.

I have been using it though it is good the wording is not how I have
been putting it.

I would prefer GRO BMD rather than Birth, Marriage or death at the start
of the string

Each to his own

Victor

On 03/05/2012 9:26 PM, Dennis Hawkins wrote:
> Thank you, Victor. What's the new tool on V5?
> Dennis
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Victor Markham
> Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2012 9:22 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [FHU] Assessment
>
> No I would say Primary as much depends on the birth date. In any case
> age on census returns are often inaccurate and can be different between
> census. On one census it may be 2 yours out on another about right.
>
> To find ages it is best to use FreeBMD and using the new tool on V5 in
> put that. I always give the age as shown on the census and these are
> shown on FH with a ! if it did not match the age you have given
>
> Victor
>
> On 03/05/2012 9:03 PM, Dennis Hawkins wrote:
>> The census form gives the age of an individual (from which the year of
>> birth cannot be determined exactly, of course). Would sight of the age on
>> the actual census form be considered as Primary Evidence of age?
>> Dennis
>>
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