Rootsweb will shortly be announcing a simpler (in my opinion a lot better)
way of chasing down records/researchers.
Instead of going down one path of pages (say the Surnames List) to enter
your surname at the end, and then back to the home page and down another
path of pages (say USGENWEB) to enter your surname at the end of that, etc.,
etc., you can now enter your surname at the start and then have available
all those final pages directly available.
If you don't understand that explanation (and I'm not sure that I do anyway)
have a go at it yourself. It is at
Unfortunately, Lakeman is not yet included in this feature (they say they
have done the most common 5,000 names first, and will do another 10,000
shortly). But it may be helpful pursing some of your other ancestors.
Listowner ASH, BAMFORD, LAKEMAN and MARRS mailing lists.
Traralgon, Vic., Australia.