This came off the New Zealand list just now - don't know if it will be
helpful at all..
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, December 27, 2009 7:46 AM
Subject: Re: [nz] Fwd: A present to help you research your past!
Received this morning - an option to join Lost Cousins for free for 1 year
provided you have a British ancestor recorded in the 1881 Census.
> The full message regarding the opportunity is below
> Begin forwarded message:
> > From: "LostCousins" <info@...>
> > Date: 27 December 2009 2:37:52 AM NZDT
> > To: grid2@...
> > Subject: A present to help you research your past!
> > It won't cost a penny, a cent, a rouble, or a yen to find living
> relatives at LostCousins between Christmas Day and January 4th - all
> members old and new will have subscriber privileges for those 11 days!
> > Make sure that you take FULL advantage of this opportunity - the more
> relatives you enter on your My Ancestors page, the more cousins you'll
> find, because every single one is a potential link to a new cousin.
> > Of course, the more researchers who take part in the unique LostCousins
> project, the greater the opportunity to make connections. That's why - for
> the first time ever - I'm offering you the chance to bring in your friends
> and relatives as new members by offering them a one-year subscription that
> costs absolutely NOTHING!
> > That's right - any new member who joins between now and January 4th
> 2010 quoting the offer code PROJECT1881 in the offer codes box at the
> bottom of the registration form will get a complimentary subscription that
> lasts until December 31st, 2010. There is only one catch - the new member
> must have at least one British ancestor who was recorded on the 1881
> > How many people do you know who are researching their British
> ancestry - but AREN'T LostCousins members? This fantastic offer is a great
> way to expand the membership for the benefit of existing members - but of
> course the new members also benefit, because they're getting a
> subscription that normally costs 10 pounds for absolutely nothing.
> > There are more special offers online in the special Christmas edition
> of my newsletter - for example, if you are quick, you can SAVE 15% on a
> subscription to findmypast!
> > Peter Calver
> > Founder, LostCousins