Love your eMail address. If you had posted on Facebook I would have
given you not only a 'like' but a 'heart' as well. Unfortunately the
antiquated Rootsweb Lists don't allow that as they require plain text.
I hope to see you at the DFHS Facebook page -- you'll love it.
Windsor, ON, Canada
OPC for Ansford & Castle Cary, Somerset
On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 8:19 PM Heywyre Akers <heywyre2002(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
> Well said Nancy
> When I started out and had to search for rellies in England (while living in Canada),
I had to physically write letters to intermediaries in England and pay them handsomely to
do the research for me.
> I thrived on mailing lists like this one that opened up many closed doors and found
some wonderful, and very helpful, people willing to do not only look-ups but also take
photos of old houses, grave sites etc, while guiding me into uncharted territory and
providing me with a wealth of information - I will be forever grateful for their kind
> I vowed long ago that I would repay the favour to newbies but like you said, they
would rather have someone else do all the work and just provide them with the answer and
all for free I might add. Even my own family is an example of laziness that goes far
beyond not knowing what to do - but I will spare you the drudgery of reading such
> I am still more than willing to assist but it is now saved for those who are at least
willing to make some effort to understand the work involved
> BC Canada