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FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 1st March 2014, 21:52
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By ianto73
Re: Capsicum causing misery

The moral of the story is don't buy capsicum before you go away unless you eat them! :rolleyes: There again, I would be expected to offer such a garbage comment, wouldn't I? Sorry Gibbo, just got...
FHUK Forum: FHUK Funny Forum 28th February 2014, 17:43
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By ianto73
Re: Riddle

Thought I had it but brain went into reverse, must be the end of the week?:2fun::2fun::2fun:
FHUK Forum: FHUK Funny Forum 27th February 2014, 17:53
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By ianto73
Signs for Businesses

In a restaurant window:-
"Don't stand there and be hungry, come in and get fed up"!:biggrin:
In an Optometrist's Office:-
"If you don't see what you are looking for, you've come to the right...
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 27th February 2014, 12:48
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By ianto73
Re: WWI - Welsh Events

As a general point. although location is not yet known, there is to be a National Commemoration Service at either Edinburgh or Cardiff on 4 August this year. I do not know what this event entails, as...
FHUK Forum: Introduce Yourself 27th February 2014, 12:43
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By ianto73
Re: Hi I'm a Newbee!

Based on the very thick brick walls in my family, I agree with Dave. Welcome to this site, because I can assure you that my experience of the support here is second to none. The downside is that I...
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 27th February 2014, 08:49
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By ianto73
Re: Brutal Executions for witches

I've been a 'wally' for most of my life, and I think you are all jealous because I thrive on it?:2fun::2fun:
FHUK Forum: Travel and Migration 27th February 2014, 08:45
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By ianto73
Re: Wales to South Africa

Somewhere I have a letter from her to my late parents, (in a box) so I shall dig that out. Again, very speculative, am not sure she stayed there at the end of her working life because this aged brain...
FHUK Forum: Travel and Migration 26th February 2014, 18:42
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By ianto73
Re: Wales to South Africa

Sorry Dave, being part of my 'Davies brickwall', I had very little to go on - have assumed born in Neath area as that was where her father moved to and her other brother and sister remained through...
FHUK Forum: Travel and Migration 26th February 2014, 16:19
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By ianto73
Wales to South Africa

Lillian Davies was one of my late father's cousins and I know that she ended up in South Africa. From memory her and two of her sisters were nurses, probably during WWII. Is there any way of finding...
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 26th February 2014, 11:16
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By ianto73
Re: Electoral registers england

What an interesting question. Sadly I can't offer any information as our history lessons stopped just before the commencement of WWI. :rolleyes:
However, surely that all has a connection with the...
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 25th February 2014, 16:05
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By ianto73
WWI - Welsh Events

This may not be of interest to many on here, but I felt that information should be shared. I have received quite a lengthy document concerning what our Welsh Regiments in conjunction with other...
FHUK Forum: FHUK Funny Forum 24th February 2014, 08:42
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By ianto73
Re: funniest joke

An American tourist was travelling through the centre of Wales amid the wonderful scenery and discovered he may have made a wrong turning. Outside a village pub, an obvious older gentleman was...
FHUK Forum: Introduce Yourself 21st February 2014, 23:50
Replies: 440
Sticky: Introduction
Views: 53,858
Posted By ianto73
Re: Introduction

May I say welcome to you all, this site has without doubt some of the most friendly and informative friends within the 'family history research' system ever created - and yes I'm biased! Enjoy and...
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 21st February 2014, 23:06
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By ianto73
Re: Help with movie please

Not that we needed it, but another example of the strength of support this site gives to us all.
Iechydd
Brian
FHUK Forum: WWII Ancestry 21st February 2014, 23:02
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By ianto73
Re: Fewer and Fewer

The title is totally accurate. None of us, even at my age can imagine the effects on the families. Whilst I remember the total silence from 1945- onwards, the world of yesteryear is alien to the...
FHUK Forum: Documents 20th February 2014, 17:54
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By ianto73
Re: Defence Medal

My initial thoughts are:- is there a connection between getting awarded the BEM and any form of service during WWII, which resulted in obtaining the Defence Medal? Then, as the WVS (I'm assuming...
FHUK Forum: FHUK Funny Forum 20th February 2014, 15:20
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By ianto73
Re: funniest joke

Over the last years of his life, a very rich man had basically decided his loving wife of 50+ years had only ever married him for his money, so he changed his will and stated that all his money was...
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 19th February 2014, 10:54
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By ianto73
Re: Widows, widowers remarrying

Peter, this is an extract from a centenary booklet of my infants school, and refers to the compensation paid out after an explosion in the first pit at my home village in 1867 when 178 men and boys...
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 19th February 2014, 10:39
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By ianto73
Re: Question for the experts?

I have no complaint about all those of yesteryear who took all the details of births, marriages, deaths and compiling census returns, because it is totally unrealistic to place 21st century mentality...
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 18th February 2014, 18:56
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By ianto73
Re: Collecting birth info pre 1875.

I have two birth certificates pre 1875 and both were registered by a family member. Perhaps it depends on the areas and/or families or even both?:rolleyes:
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 17th February 2014, 17:07
Replies: 66
Views: 3,504
Posted By ianto73
Re: On this day.

I've read that today is George Washington's birthday? The man that won't tell a lie?:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 17th February 2014, 13:05
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By ianto73
Question for the experts?

My lovely wife, who is not involved in anything computerised, has asked the following:-

"WHO PUTS ALL THIS INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITES?"

Being the 'dozy' one of the 7 dwarves, I haven't a...
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 17th February 2014, 13:02
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By ianto73
Re: Getting on with distant cousins?

Not me personally, I believe my first cousin who has done most of the research of one side of our family has. However, having got in touch with that cousin, I'm over the moon that my nephew whom I...
FHUK Forum: FHUK Funny Forum 17th February 2014, 09:49
Replies: 626
Views: 15,834
Posted By ianto73
Re: Song Connection

Up town girl - Billy Joel!
FHUK Forum: FHUK General Chat Room 14th February 2014, 22:57
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By ianto73
Re: The odd stepson!

Forgive me, but how is Walter Phillips on the 1901 census the same as the Walter Reed Hammond on the 1911 census, apart from the ages being the same? Surely at some stage there must have been a...
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