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From: "Hugh Watkins" <>
Subject: Re: Dear Chief............R.C. parishes
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 07:51:52 -0000
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"The Chief" <> wrote in message news:...
> ("Jane Lyons") wrote in message news:<001b01c2e120$e20b7540$>...
> > Dear 'Chief',
> > Thank you.
> > Jane
> I just spent over an hour typing in a thoughful reply, which I
> just lost due to a stupid mistake. I am not going to recreate it
> tonight, and as work looms, it may or may be some time before I can
> get back to this.
and I just lost mine through a MS Explorer crash (copy pasteing)
index old records "as is"
add modern diocese -- and post codes
finding a sibling is a priest will save years of searches for non existant marriages
we have the same problem with Birmingham UK spreading for 200 years overlapping 3 counties
old records are in four official local record offices
One just has to study local history to make sense of it all