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From: "Alan" <>
Subject: Re: [RMagic] Data not showing in RM Explorer
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 19:56:22 -0000
In-Reply-To: <>

If I have a GRO (UK) entry I put the date as, for example, Q3 1856, and this
shows on any reports I produce. As I'm not sure what 'RM Explorer' is I
can't say whether or not that date function appears there.

A J Brown
Living in Bournemouth, England

-----Original Message-----
[mailto:] On Behalf Of Alfred Eller
Sent: 31 October 2006 17:08
Subject: Re: [RMagic] Data not showing in RM Explorer

Well, I guess a person is never too old to learn something new.

Remembering? now that's a different story.

Alfred D. Eller

Simon Atkin wrote:
> Alfred,
> It's a UK thing. All births, marriages and deaths are recorded by
> local Register Offices. They send details of these BMD events to the
> general Register Office (GRO) who compile national indexes. These
> indexes are organised by event and quarter year. So for all births
> occurring in Jan, Feb or Mar of a year there is a birth register,
> referred to as the March quarter. Similarly Apr, May and Jun are in
> the June quarter. The same goes for Sep and Dec quarters.
> The GRO public search rooms hold all the indexes from England and
> Wales, at least one printed volume per event per quarter per year from
> 1837 onwards.
> Hope this explains it a bit.
> Regards,
> Simon

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