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23 August 2011 16:32
by findmypast Ireland

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Pay up if you want really useful results!

In my considered opinion, you appear to act primarily as a portal to additional, often quite pricey, sources which may or may no...

10 July 2019 09:24
by Laurence McDonald

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Hints

Can anyone explain why if I click on a hint, the page opens showing one (or more) then immediately wipes the page clean? Also i...

06 July 2019 23:56
by Lynda Cook

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Where to ask hints results access question

I have a Plus membership and when I try to look at hint results/records, it just wants me to upgrade my membership. I thought ma...

28 April 2019 20:41
by Susan Greene

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Using Findmypast - remove unlinked people

Hi
In developing my tree, I have gone made several errors and had to remove hundreds of people records.
I ...

04 March 2019 20:37
by paul egerton

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tracing family

hi just looking for some tips I am trying to trace my family from crumlin in Dublin

08 February 2019 20:44
by richard Murray

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John Edward Wright (Birth year around 1922)

Hi, We would like to know if anyone have some information about my grandfather - John Edward Wright. He was married to my grandm...

20 November 2018 21:28
by Ryno Enslin

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Blank search results.

I am experiencing problems getting search results. No matter what browser I use I type in as usual when logged into to findmypas...

09 October 2018 22:17
by Dónal

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missing tree

spent two day doing tree and it says there are 23 people on it but when I go into it there is only one. everyone has dissappered

04 October 2018 14:29
by paula white

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Cannot find related record on irishgenealogy.ie

Hi, I was to find the original document of this record https://www.findmypast.ie/transcript?id=IRE/BMD/D/691838391 on the irishg...

26 September 2018 10:59
by Gerard Mulligan

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Annie Monahans daughter

Hi I am trying to fulfil the wish of my partners elderly mother. She wants to trace the family of her birth mother. She is 88 y...

07 December 2018 15:24
by Guest

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Indecipherable latin Baptismal entry

Hello,
I've found my grand uncle, Thomas George Holmes's baptismal entry from Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, 1878. ...

26 July 2018 11:13
by michael holmes

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Strong Family

I'm looking for my Grandfather Arthur Thomas Strong's family records.
He came to fight in Anglo-boer War 189...

02 June 2018 20:29
by Ingrid Wolmarans

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Problems on this website

I have tried to reject hints and add new facts to my family tree without success in the past two days. is anyone else experienci...

19 May 2018 17:14
by Victor Herbert

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Find my past

where can I see a catalogue of resources available In FMP . I've searched and searched and I'm going around in circles&l...

29 March 2018 18:41
by Seamus

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Owners of a house

I am trying to find out who owned a house my great grandparents rented in Dublin. Can anyone tell me how I go about doing this?&...

29 March 2018 18:37
by Seamus

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1930's Northern Ireland birth records

Hello. I would appreciate some advice from those with experience of searching records which are less than 100 years old. I am tr...

07 August 2018 15:39
by Guest

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How do you find prison records?

My uncle once told me that my great grandfather who emigrated to the US around 1896 would travel back to visit Ireland after bec...

01 November 2017 15:56
by elizabeth sellors

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Opinions on Murphy's of Wexford

Trying to trace Irish ancestors and hitting a bit of a wall, Murphy’s in Wexford Ireland are a bit ten-a-penny, William and Brid...

10 October 2017 16:53
by lianne murph

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HUGHES FAMILY FROM KILLIN COUNTY LOUTH

John Hughes (1795-1855) married Jane about 1814. They lived in Killin County Louth. They were Church of Ireland folk. They had 8...

07 October 2018 15:26
by Guest

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Dillon Surname DNA Research Project

Today there are estimated to be approximately 100,000 Dillons across the world; contrary to what many believe, the Dillon surnam...

06 July 2017 00:39
by Guest

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Searching for enrolments to Royal Scots Fusiliers

Hello can anyone advise on how I can search for everyone you enrolled for the Royal Scot Fusiliers in 1914?

06 July 2017 01:00
by Guest

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Marriage Search

I have found a marriage registration and 4 possible spouses. I know which one is correct but how do access it?

05 July 2017 01:18
by Guest

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Irish ancestry

I'm searching for an ancestors that came from Southern Ireland and finding it near near I possible. It's as if they neve...

05 July 2017 01:13
by Guest

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Testimony

Am Lisa, took to this forum to share my testimony because i never believed in mystical powers until i met Dr Olubade, i was happ...

05 July 2017 01:18
by Guest

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Uploading trees

How do I do this from another site?

10 January 2017 12:47
by Mary Ena Pyle

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David Thurlow Anderson

I'm looking for any info about David, my Uncle. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1934, he moved to Ireland maybe twenty/th...

22 December 2016 04:43
by Paul Bruce

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Inquest Records - Dublin 1873

I discovered recently that my great great grandfather drowned in the River Liffey whilst working for the City of Dublin Steam Pa...

09 December 2016 16:03
by Sandra Taylor

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Editing Family

Does anyone know how to edit a family tree. I need to remove a branch of my tree that was input wrongly.

24 October 2016 03:15
by Jennifer Nolan

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Anchonry - Sligo - Brennan

Hello - I'm trying to trace to an area in Sligo in the time period 1830-1860 and looking for a Matthew and Timothy Brennan. ...

20 October 2016 10:56
by tom robinson

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First World War

Hello - I'm looking for the regimental war diaries for the 1st Royal Scot Fusiliers - can anyone assist?

20 October 2016 10:16
by tom robinson

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Only some of import from ancestry not appeared.

Hi,

I have tried to import my tree from ancestry.com this evening and followed the user guide to do this...

18 October 2016 02:37
by Guest

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Army records

I found my grandad army records and it says on it he is from st kevin's parish can any one tell me does that mean that's...

18 October 2016 02:48
by Guest

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Newry Barracks

Can anybody tell me if other than military wives could give birth here? I have an Elizabeth Ann Quick born there cir 1847, but I...

18 October 2016 02:27
by Guest

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Need a Suggetion

Hi
Me Johan Elliya from Ireland I am looking for good seo company for get seo service for my website my some friend...

18 October 2016 02:21
by Guest

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Identifying a Uniform

I have a photograph of my Great Uncle (Thomas W Moore b.1906, Dublin) dressed in either an Army or Garda uniform. Can anyone ad...

06 July 2017 00:30
by Guest

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How to Print All Family Tree Pages

When I go to print my Family Tree, I can only get and print one page, of which there are several? How, can I print ALL of the Tr...

30 May 2016 00:05
by Les Warren

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Exchequer Writ

In 1814 T Scanlan spent 6 months in a Dublin Prison for Exchequer Writ and was then released as an insolvent. Does anyone know w...

05 July 2017 01:15
by Guest

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Frizelle, Wexford

My great grandfather came to america but was born in Wexford Ireland Born 28 March 1866 . His name was Nicholas J Frizelle.looki...

19 September 2019 05:16
by Guest

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cant get any information

I think this site is useless just parted with 10euro .waste of money

14 May 2016 04:26
by Guest

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