Sue et al
I have come across the same issue on the Fife List. The Fife Family History
Society publishes a CD containing information about deaths and burials in
Fife which the Society has put together from a number of sources (parish
records, newspapers etc).
I bought a copy of this a couple of years ago and offered (on the list) to
do look-ups. I was contacted by the FFHS and asked politely not to do this.
The point is that an organisation such as the FFHS relies on sales of CDs
and other publications for an income to fund its other activities. But
there is, of course, nothing to stop anyone contacting Mary Yoho off-list
and asking her to do a look-up, thereby keeping the 'transaction' out of the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Sue Christou" <sue.christou(a)tiscali.co.uk>
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 9:27 AM
Subject: Re: [LAN] National Burial Index 3rd Edition: Legalities
issueandwithdrawl of Lookup offer
What would happen if 'someone' asked for assistance and the
the Index etc or any other information looked it up and provided an
Is that the same thing I wonder. How are the powers that be going to
it. Forums such as this rely on people helping each other.
I am 'just wondering ' too, like John.