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From: anne powley <>
Subject: Re: 1901 census (again)
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2002 08:27:54 +1300
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It was nice to read your family history and being interested in finding out
about your ancestors at the age of eighteen, my children show no interest at
JK Berman wrote:
> Where are your MOOREs from? I have a few on file, they married into my SMART
> line Welney/Christchurch area.
> Your posting is indeed a lesson to a lot of us long in the tooth
> Our quest is to build a picture of our ancestors, to have only half a book
> to write and yet still have your enthusiasm and determination is a great
> credit to you and I sincerely echo Lesley's comments in her posting, the
> very best of luck in your search.
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> Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2002 6:05 PM
> Subject: 1901 census (again)
> > It may be annoying to some people on the list that we've (I'VE) been going
> > and on about the 1901 census, I'm sorry if it's getting a bit old now. But
> > surely people on the list must be more understanding than most people when
> > someone gets excited about the census. It's information about our own
> > relatives, some of whom we may remember. This information has been hidden
> > a hundred years, of course we're going to be impatient about it!
> > I'm only eighteen and I've only been tracing my family tree for a short
> > while, but I've found that all too often people are dismissive or
> > not very understanding to the genealogist. To me it's interesting, a link
> > with history, finding out about my ancestors etc. But it's also important
> > me because I only have half a family tree to trace, I never knew my
> father, I
> > don't even know my paternal grandfather's first name. So whenever I
> > a new piece of information or a new person in my tree, even though they've
> > been dead for a hundred years, it's another person to add to my already
> > small family.
> > This is the Norfolk genealogy mailing list, right? If we can't get excited
> > about genealogy on a genealogy mailing list....?!
> > Alexa
> > Searching;
> > NEALE, BALLS, JARVIS, MOORE, HASTINGS, MOY, and GUERNEY