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  • Lisa Ellis
    Hi Linda, thanks!  I will look into it.  i have my grandfather passport...but Im looking into ancensor visa possibility.  Will have a look at the site you
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 5, 2013
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      Hi Linda,

      thanks!  I will look into it.  i have my grandfather passport...but Im looking into ancensor visa possibility.  Will have a look at the site you sent me.

      thanks!

       

       

       

       

      “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Reed


      --- On Wed, 6/5/13, Linda Brookes <lindyb@...> wrote:

      From: Linda Brookes <lindyb@...>
      Subject: RE: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Ellis
      To: "st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com" <st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com>
      Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 4:14 PM

       

      Hi Lisa

      Have you tried contacting the India Office Library in London, this is the website address http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/Home.aspx  they have a lot of information on Births, deaths and marriages that took place on St Helena so they maybe able to help you.

      Good Luck

      Linda


      To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
      From: leighsa_5@...
      Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 10:07:51 +0000
      Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Ellis

       
      Hi there,

      My name is Lisa Ellis and I live in South Africa. My grandfather was born in St. Helena. His name: Charles Ellis, born 4 April 1898.

      I am investigating whether our family can apply for a British ancestor visa, if we have my grandfather original birth certificate.

      has anyone have experience in this? .....that could share with me how i should go about it - and whether it is at all possible.

      thanks so much
      Lisa Ellis


    • Hilary Whelan
      Hi Lisa I m not sure whether you have seen the information on the UK Border Agency website about Uk Ancestry visa but I am attaching a link for you just in
      Message 2 of 5 , Jun 5, 2013
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        Hi Lisa
         
        I'm not sure whether you have seen the information on the UK Border Agency website about Uk Ancestry visa but I am attaching a link for you just in case you haven't stating the requirements:-
         
        http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/policyandlaw/guidance/ecg/wrk2/wrk2-3/ 
         
        It appears from WRK 2.3.2 that you might not be eligible to apply since your grandfather wasn't born in the UK (or Channel islands, Isle of man) but this offical website isn't particularly easy to follow.  Please note if you apply and then find that you are not eligible, you won't get your visa fee back so please do make sure you are before you send any visa application. 
         
        Best wishes
        Hilary (UK)

        To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
        From: leighsa_5@...
        Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 07:33:43 -0700
        Subject: RE: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Ellis

         
        Hi Linda,

        thanks!  I will look into it.  i have my grandfather passport...but Im looking into ancensor visa possibility.  Will have a look at the site you sent me.

        thanks!

         
         
         
         
        “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Reed



        --- On Wed, 6/5/13, Linda Brookes <lindyb@...> wrote:

        From: Linda Brookes <lindyb@...>
        Subject: RE: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Ellis
        To: "st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com" <st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com>
        Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 4:14 PM

         

        Hi Lisa

        Have you tried contacting the India Office Library in London, this is the website address http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/Home.aspx  they have a lot of information on Births, deaths and marriages that took place on St Helena so they maybe able to help you.

        Good Luck

        Linda


        To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
        From: leighsa_5@...
        Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 10:07:51 +0000
        Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Ellis

         
        Hi there,

        My name is Lisa Ellis and I live in South Africa. My grandfather was born in St. Helena. His name: Charles Ellis, born 4 April 1898.

        I am investigating whether our family can apply for a British ancestor visa, if we have my grandfather original birth certificate.

        has anyone have experience in this? .....that could share with me how i should go about it - and whether it is at all possible.

        thanks so much
        Lisa Ellis



      • Lisa Ellis
        Hi Hilary, thank you for your response.  i appreciate it! Will look into it, but will bear that in mind.  Thanks so much!! Regards, LISA     “Never
        Message 3 of 5 , Jun 6, 2013
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          Hi Hilary,

          thank you for your response.  i appreciate it!
          Will look into it, but will bear that in mind. 

          Thanks so much!!

          Regards,
          LISA

           

           

           

           

          “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Reed


          --- On Thu, 6/6/13, Hilary Whelan <hab1958@...> wrote:

          From: Hilary Whelan <hab1958@...>
          Subject: RE: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Ellis
          To: "st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com" <st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com>
          Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013, 12:35 AM

           

          Hi Lisa
           
          I'm not sure whether you have seen the information on the UK Border Agency website about Uk Ancestry visa but I am attaching a link for you just in case you haven't stating the requirements:-
           
          http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/policyandlaw/guidance/ecg/wrk2/wrk2-3/ 
           
          It appears from WRK 2.3.2 that you might not be eligible to apply since your grandfather wasn't born in the UK (or Channel islands, Isle of man) but this offical website isn't particularly easy to follow.  Please note if you apply and then find that you are not eligible, you won't get your visa fee back so please do make sure you are before you send any visa application. 
           
          Best wishes
          Hilary (UK)

          To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
          From: leighsa_5@...
          Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 07:33:43 -0700
          Subject: RE: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Ellis

           
          Hi Linda,

          thanks!  I will look into it.  i have my grandfather passport...but Im looking into ancensor visa possibility.  Will have a look at the site you sent me.

          thanks!

           
           
           
           
          “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Reed



          --- On Wed, 6/5/13, Linda Brookes <lindyb@...> wrote:

          From: Linda Brookes <lindyb@...>
          Subject: RE: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Ellis
          To: "st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com" <st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com>
          Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 4:14 PM

           

          Hi Lisa

          Have you tried contacting the India Office Library in London, this is the website address http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/Home.aspx  they have a lot of information on Births, deaths and marriages that took place on St Helena so they maybe able to help you.

          Good Luck

          Linda


          To: st-helena-genealogy@yahoogroups.com
          From: leighsa_5@...
          Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 10:07:51 +0000
          Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Ellis

           
          Hi there,

          My name is Lisa Ellis and I live in South Africa. My grandfather was born in St. Helena. His name: Charles Ellis, born 4 April 1898.

          I am investigating whether our family can apply for a British ancestor visa, if we have my grandfather original birth certificate.

          has anyone have experience in this? .....that could share with me how i should go about it - and whether it is at all possible.

          thanks so much
          Lisa Ellis



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