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Robin Patterson Robin Patterson 23 days ago
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Free newspaper access, June 2022

"Dear Robin,

"Hold the front page! Free access to our newspaper archives ends on 6 June."

Findmypast has come up with another free period. Registration is free. Try it! I've never paid a cent or dollar but have acquired heaps of info from that UK company.

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Robin Patterson Robin Patterson 24 August 2021
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100,000,000,free records

Findmypast.co.uk now has over a hundred million free records (and several hundred million that can be searched but not fully examined free most of time).

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Robin Patterson Robin Patterson 3 April 2021
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Easter 2021 freebies

"Free access to Ancestry.co.uk this weekend ENDS MONDAY
"LostCousins is FREE for Easter ENDS WEDNESDAY"

Quoted from the email that announces the LostCousins newsletter, which is totally free and gives several handy tips two or three times a month. Check the website - https://lostcousins.com - where I have found "cousins" and started profitable correspondence.

I tried ancestry.co.uk; their "free" was qualified thus:

"*Free access ends 5 Apr 2021 at 11:59 p.m. To view these records you will need to register for free with Ancestry.co.uk with your name and email address. We will then send you a username and password to access the records. After the free access period ends, you will only be able to view the records in the featured collections usin…

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Robin Patterson Robin Patterson 8 January 2021
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LostCousins free till January 18

Thanks to tighter UK lockdowns (where one person in every 50 has COVID-19), Peter Calver has generously extended free subscribership of LostCousins. In normal times non-paying members can only register their ancestors who appeared in any of several censuses, but subscribers (and now anybody before January 19) can initiate contact with other members who share those ancestors - thus finding Lost Cousins.

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Robin Patterson Robin Patterson 6 August 2020
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Military history wiki has pulled ahead of us

https://community.fandom.com/wiki/Hub:Big_wikis shows that the Military History wiki has over 274,000 articles. Familypedia has been ahead of it for ages. Surely we believe genealogy is more important than military history????

I think those folks are copying items verbatim from wikipedia - whereas more of our pages are more unique research. MainTour (talk) 03:15, November 2, 2020 (UTC)

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