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A couple of years ago I put my Sussex Steer data on my website and also
tried to set up an open project where others could add data, using
I have now updated my own site at
This now includes some Devon data, mainly passed to me by Philip Steer.
It has been augmented using transcriptions from the Online Parish Clerks
of Aveton Gifford and Modbury.
These same data have been loaded onto a new site at
http://family.net63.net/pgv/. This address will load an initial page
which can be used by anyone. The left (tree) icon allows you to choose
either the Devon data or the Sussex list. For the Devon list, William
Sture & Agnes Cranch are set as the starting people. A range of Charts
can be chosen from a drop down menu or a report style can be selected.
If you want to choose a different starting person a small brown figure
icon (bit like the Google Steetview icon) will open menus to change this.
If you are willing to add data to this site you need to log in. This is
the usual initial process of registering with a User Name and Password.
Data can then be added by loading a gedcom or by editing individuals. I
have tested the site for adding new users. The only limitaion I have
found so far is that this site does not like to load gedcoms >1Mb. This
is why the Devon and Sussex data are separated here. On my own site the
data is all linked.
The net63 site is a free site which may explain the limit. I have used
my own ISP to create a similar version at
http://ccgi.appleshaw.plus.com/pgv. However it seems to be frustratingly
slow and unresponsive.
Would welcome any comments