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Sorastro

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Ancestry {family tree}
« on: July 22, 2018, 06:15:17 PM »
Over the course of the weekend I had a "Condor" moment and thought about looking into my family tree, and the wife's. Obviously I know where to start {look up ancestry sites} which I have and that's were I am at the moment.

I don't expect something for nothing, but why do quite a few of these sites mention the word free when it obviously isn't.
Is anyone out there made the steps I may take and which sites are the best without ripping you off. I've looked at a couple of site reviews and they don't make very good reading, Ancestry.com does seem particularly poor. As I say I don't mind signing up but if any of you can point me in the right direction your input would be appreciated........Thanks
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Re: Ancestry {family tree}
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2018, 09:45:24 PM »
Ancestry.co.uk isn't cheap, bits of it are free, but it is one of the biggest on the net.
https://www.freebmd.org.uk/ might help.

Sadly, most of the free sites have been taken over by paid for versions  :(

https://www.daubnet.com/en/downloads
Version 1.53 used to be free to use and quite sufficient for you to save your data in a gedcom file.

If you and when you wish to publish your tree data online, there's a free tool for that. The result is shown on my webpages.
http://www.barryfeatherstone.co.uk/ghtout/ghtindex.html




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Re: Ancestry {family tree}
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2018, 03:56:07 PM »
I started a family tree and like Sorastro found they were not free.
TBH I just didn't have the time needed to warrant paying for the research, although I have been helped out by a couple of people who did subscribe and gave me information
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