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  • Kerrie Rau & Robert Farrell
    Thanks for this Janet, but this site comes up as, This site does not exist. Kerrie I found that if you click on the link id doesnt work because not all of it
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 21, 2002
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      Thanks for this Janet, but this site comes up as, This site does not exist.

      Kerrie

      I found that if you click on the link id doesnt work because not all of it is underlined but if you cut and paste his address including the bit on the second line of the URL it works.

      http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers.ht
      > m#Page


      > Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 06:59:36 +1000
      > From: "jreakes" <jreakes@...>
      > Subject: NEW SITE
      >
      > Several people have alerted me to this site. He's really done a LOT of
      > work
      >
      > Hugh Wallis wrote:
      >
      > > Dear Devon listers
      > >
      > > Have you been frustrated searching the IGI for your rellies when you
      > have
      > > only the surname but got tired of figuring out batch numbers and
      > typing them
      > > into the LDS search screen (since you can't do a last name search
      > unless you
      > > know a batch number)?
      > >
      > > I have been - so I decided to do something about it. I have made an
      > > exhaustive search of the likely ranges of batch numbers for the
      > British
      > > Isles and created a database of those numbers and the source records
      > that
      > > they apply to. I have searched all the possible numbers in the
      > ranges shown
      > > on my website. For each batch I extracted the church or chapel (if
      > > specified), town, county and country names of the first record that
      > appears
      > > when it is called up in my browser. I then organised them by country
      > and
      > > county and created a website. A very powerful feature that I have
      > included
      > > is a hotlink from each batch number to the actual search engine
      > provided at
      > > http://www.familysearch.org, including the ability to enter the
      > surname you
      > > are looking for. This makes it very easy to search all the batches
      > for a
      > > particular geographic location using just the last name you are
      > searching
      > > for - something that is not possible directly from the LDS site
      > without
      > > doing a lot of typing.
      > >
      > > You lucky Devon listers are the first to hear about this - I hope
      > you will
      > > like it - please let me know if you have any suggestions for
      > improvements,
      > > enhancements, or new features that I might be able to implement.
      > >
      > > (oh yes - the site is at
      > >
      > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers.ht
      > m#Page
      > > Title)
      > >
      > > Thanks
      > >
      > > Hugh Wallis
      > > Ontario, Canada
      > > Formerly of Surrey, UK
      > >
      > > OPC - Stoke Damerel - opc@... -
      > http://stokedamerelopc.org
      > >
      > > Baptism lookups -
      > http://stokedamerelopc.org/baptism_lookup_request.htm
      > > Burial lookups -
      > http://stokedamerelopc.org/burial_lookup_request.htm
      > > IGI Middle Name search (Plymouth and Exeter regions) -
      > > http://stokedamerelopc.org/middle_names_from_the_igi.htm
      > > IGI Batch numbers -
      > >
      > http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers.ht
      > m#Page
      > > Title.htm
      > >
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