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From: "alder.1" <>
Subject: Re: SOG Award
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 20:56:43 +0100
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Perhaps you can help me, I too am 'trying to do my bit' but I am having
trouble with the WinBMD file. I can download it but every time I try to open
it I get an error message. Can you tell me how you got started? My
Co-ordinator and I seem to have exhausted every avenue.
>From Lin Aldridge
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sue Barnard" <>
To: <>; <>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2007 3:09 PM
Subject: Re: SOG Award


> Can I echo all the congratulatory comments, and add a short one of my own?
>
> I too have made quite extensive use of the FreeBMD search facilities over
> the years, and have recently joined the band of transcribers as I feel
> that
> in some small way I can give something back.
>
> This award is richly deserved. Many congratulations, and thank you too
> Camilla for your kind words of encouragement. It is certainly nice to be
> appreciated!
>
> Sue
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Debbie Smith" <>
> To: <>; <>
> Sent: Friday, June 29, 2007 1:21 PM
> Subject: Re: SOG Award
>
>
>> Camilla and other Trustees,
>>
>> The best thing you have done for the world is to make information about
>> our
>> families available FOR FREE. Everybody else who deals in family records
>> sticks their hands out for money, making sharing of family information a
>> commercial trade. You folk, on the other hand, are into sharing
>> information
>> regardless of ability to pay. As a low income person, I appreciate your
>> principled policy of information availability to ALL, regardless of
>> ability
>> to grease palms. This is your greatest achievement, and your highest
>> qualification for the award you have achieved in my opinion.
>>
>> Thank you so much for being 'above' commercial trade in information.
>>
>> Deb (Australia)
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Camilla von Massenbach" <>
>> To: <>; <>
>> Cc: <>
>> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 10:36 PM
>> Subject: SOG Award
>>
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> We thought you'd like to see this!
>>>
>>> ----------------
>>>
>>> On Tuesday evening, Graham Hart, Trustee of FreeBMD, attended the
>>> Society of Genealogists AGM in London and accepted a plaque reading
>>>
>>> "
>>> Society of Genealogists
>>> Prince Michael of Kent Award 2007
>>> Awarded to the trustees of FreeBMD
>>>
>>> In acknowledgement of the outstanding contribution to Genealogists
>>> across the globe by offering free access to the Births, Marriages and
>>> Deaths Indexes online. "
>>>
>>> This is only the fourth time this has been awarded. Previous
>>> recipients were The Family Record Centre, Michael Armstrong of AGM
>>> Publishing and the Genealogical Society of Utah.
>>>
>>> The Trustees were thrilled to accept this award which recognises the
>>> huge efforts made by all the FreeBMD volunteers, without whom there
>>> would be no FreeBMD.
>>>
>>> Camilla von Massenbach
>>> Ben Laurie
>>> Dave Mayall
>>> Graham Hart
>>> Trustees
>>> 28th June 2007
>>>
>>> --
>>> Camilla Gemmingen von Massenbach
>>>
>>> Co-Founder http://www.FreeBMD.org.uk
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>>>
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