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Meertech Archive Contents
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Summary
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This is a list of the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and other
regular postings which are posted to the soc.genealogy.britain newsgroup
and others in the soc.genealogy.* group of newsgroups which are held in
the archive at

All the documents are also available via the WWW at the URL
http://www.meertech.demon.co.uk/genuki/faqs.html.

The latest version of this document is posted to the
soc.genealogy.britain newsgroup and mailing list on the tenth of every
month.

If you have any comments or changes, or any suggestions for new topics
to be included, or you would like to write a note for inclusion in the
archive, then please contact John Woodgate, ()

Changes for this version (1.9 1998/03/08)
Updated the Professional researcher list

Copyright and Disclaimer
------------------------

Copyright (c) 1998 by John Woodgate. All rights reserved.

This document may be freely redistributed in its entirety without
modification provided that this copyright notice is not removed. It may
not be sold for profit or incorporated in commercial documents without
the prior written permission of the copyright holder. Permission is
expressly granted for this document to be made available for file
transfer from installations offering unrestricted anonymous file
transfer on the Internet.

This document is provided AS IS without any express or implied warranty.

The author may be contacted at 50 Great Meadow Road, Bradley Stoke,
Bristol, BS32 8DA, England.

Contents
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Frequently Asked Questions
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

1. Basic newsgroup and mailing list "Netiquette"
2. Getting started
3. The Genealogy Meta-Faq - A Guide To FAQs
4. soc.genealogy.misc Faq
5. soc.genealogy.britain Faq
6. Professional Researchers Part One
7. Professional Researchers Part Two
8. Frequently Asked Questions By New Readers

Other Regular Postings
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
1. Tutorial: How To Get Started
2. Tutorial: Useful Sources To Get You Started
3. Tutorial: Compressed And Archived Files
4. Tutorial: Researching From Abroad
5. Tutorial: Civil Registration

Frequently Asked Questions
--------------------------

1. Basic newsgroup and mailing list "Netiquette"
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
This FAQ outlines the basic newsgroup and mailing list
'Netiquette' which should be followed by anyone who wishes to
post to the soc.genealogy.* hierarchy of newsgroups and
mailing lists.
Latest Version
Version 1.8 1997/08/25
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get netiquette
end

2. Getting started
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
This FAQ contains a list of pointers and suggestions to help
people who are approaching the subject of genealogy for the
first time.
Latest Version
V1.7 1997/04/21
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get new_user
end

3. The Genealogy Meta-Faq - A Guide To FAQs
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
This is a 'meta-faq', i.e a place to direct you to the FAQs
which might be of interest to genealogists.
Latest Version
V1.17 1997/11/29
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get meta-faq
end

4. soc.genealogy.misc Faq
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
This the FAQ for the soc.genealogy.misc newsgroup.
Latest Version
V1.10 1997/04/21
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get socgmisc
end

5. soc.genealogy.britain Faq
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
This is the FAQ for the soc.genealogy.britain newsgroup.
Latest Version
V2.5 1997/04/21
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get socguki
end

6. Professional Researchers Part 1
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
This FAQ provides a list professional researchers who may be
able to help you in your genealogy quest. This is part one of
a two part document and covers England, Scotland & Wales.
Latest Version
V2.00 1998/03/08
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get adverts
end

7. Professional Researchers Part 2
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
This FAQ provides a list professional researchers who may be
able to help you in your genealogy quest. This is part two of
a two part document and covers the rest of the worls.
Latest Version
V2.00 1998/03/08
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get adverts2
end

8. Frequently Asked Questions By New Readers
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
This FAQ provides answers to some of the questions posed by
new readers of the soc.genealogy.britain newsgroup and
GENUKI-L mailing list. Please check to see if your question is
answered here before posting your question.
Latest Version
1997/03/25
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get newbie
end

Other Regular Postings
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

1. Tutorial: How To Get Started
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
A copy of the document available on the GENUKI web page. It
provides advice on how to get started.
Latest Version
1997/01/17
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get start
end

2. Tutorial: Useful Sources To Get You Started
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
A copy of the document available on the GENUKI web page. It
provides a list of useful sources.
Latest Version
1995/11/16
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get beginning
end

3. Tutorial: Compressed And Archived Files
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
A copy of the document available on the GENUKI web page. It
provides advice on how to handel compressed and archived
files.
Latest Version
1996/05/14
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get ftp
end

4. Tutorial: Researching From Abroad
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
A copy of the document available on the GENUKI web page. It
provides advice on how to conduct research in the UK and
Ireland from abroad.
Latest Version
V3 1996/02
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get epaper
end

5. Tutorial: Civil Registration
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Summary
A copy of the document available on the GENUKI web page. It
provides advice on Civil Registration in the England and
Wales.
Latest Version
1997/01/27
How To Get A Copy
send the following message:

To:
Subject: <Leave Blank>
get civreg
end

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