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From: Beth Gay <>
Subject: Re: [RMagic] Data not showing in RM Explorer
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 22:58:40 -0600
I just learned about these quarter dates on the Legacy list. Legacy does
recognize the quarter dates.
Alfred Eller wrote:
> 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:
>> 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
>> Hope this explains it a bit.
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