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What does "Occasional Copy" refer to in the new GRO Index?

It may be a sign that someone submitted a correction after the initial registration. I was not able to find a reference from the GRO's guidance on birth certificates, but in the guides provided for ...
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Finding 1879 Rhode Island marriage record from Ancestry index-only result?

This doesn't answer your question, but you should be aware that you don't need to have an Ancestry subscription to view the Ancestry Card Catalog. Once your subscription lapses, your account should ...
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Understanding Index to Death Duty Registers 1796-1903 for 1799 death in Radnorshire, Wales?

A fairly important piece of information omitted is what IR 27/17 actually contains. As you know, it is an index to the Death Duty registers. But this particular piece (IR 27/17) is an index to the ...
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Indexing nE census record at FamilySearch?

In a footnote in Kirsty Gover's Tribal Constitutionalism (p 122), citing an interview with genealogist Rita Souther, the author notes that N.E. stood for Not Eligible: Some base rolls exclude non-...
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Finding 1879 Rhode Island marriage record from Ancestry index-only result?

The index record is still present in Ancestry.com but no longer has the doubling up of Griffiths: Name: Mary B Gomersall Spouse: Richard Griffiths Jr Marriage Date: 14 Sep 1879 You may be ...
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Understanding Belgium, Antwerp Police Immigration Index Numbers?

The number 195012 is the file number of the Antwerp Police Report. Go to FamilySearch.org and look under Europe and Belgium. There you will find documents that can be browsed. Click on it and you will ...
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Understanding the indexing process used to produce records searches?

Let's start with the original source material which you could use if you were at the Massachusetts Archives. The following quotes are excerpted from the article Massachusetts Vital Records in the ...
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Reading surname from US, Massachusetts Boston - Crew Lists, 1917-1943?

From the original images, the nationality looks like 'Swedis' (probably 'Swedish', obviously). For the surname, the best fit appears to be "Nystrom", although I'd like to see more examples of the ...
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Finding where a marriage took place from the GRO index reference?

UKBMD has pages which list the names of places within a registration district -- the page for Kingsbridge shows the following civil parishes later in the alphabet than Stokenham: Strete Thurlestone ...
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Finding where a marriage took place from the GRO index reference?

The expected page range for March quarter 1878 marriages in Kingsbridge Registration District is: 313-329. Anglican marriages are organized alphabetically by name of parish, then at the end are the ...
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Indexing nE census record at FamilySearch?

This question isn't a good fit for this site. We can't tell you how FamilySearch would like you to index this record -- only FamilySearch can do that. "What does the 'nE' in the census number ...
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Identifying Robert Chichester listed amongst British Guiana Colonists?

I have now made contact with Tikwis Begbie who has sent me the notes held offline from the site on the name Chichester. From those it appears that the Robert Chichester mentioned on the site is my ...
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