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#2772236 - 11/25/14 05:29 AM Adding a town to an English county
Lancashire Lass Offline

Registered: 07/28/13
Loc: Essex, England
Hi - I want to add a cemetery but am not getting very far because the town I want is not listed under the county. How do I go about getting it added? Thanks

#2772609 - 11/25/14 07:14 PM Re: Adding a town to an English county [Re: Lancashire Lass]
Daff Offline

Registered: 06/08/11
Loc: Lincoln UK
either added it to the nearest town mentioned then ask in the Cemetery Fix thread for it to be corrected
or send a message to Mark and ask him to add the town first

I've usually used the first method wink
Do not ask the Lord to guide your footsteps, if you are not willing to move your feet.

#2778323 - 12/08/14 10:14 AM Re: Adding a town to an English county [Re: Daff]
Chris Doran Offline

Registered: 05/09/10
First make sure you are looking at the right county, i.e. where it is NOW, not where it was when your ancestor was buried there. This is particularly the case on the outskirts of what is now Greater London, formerly Kent, Surrey, ... When you add a birth or death location (maybe also when creating a cemetery), there is an option to do a search on the town name; try that.

In my, albeit limited, experience, UK towns have been pretty comprehensively added to the database, but not always where you first look.


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