List administrators were recently sent the message below indicating that as of 2 March 2020, all RootsWeb mailing lists would close. Further discussion and queries can be placed on the message boards at <https://www.ancestry.com/boards/> The message boards are free to use and only require a one-time registration with a valid email address and a name. Goodbye and best of luck with your family history research. Lynne list admin. Goodbye and best of luck with your family history research. Lynne list admin. Message from RootsWeb: Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. Additionally, administration tools will no longer be available to list administrators and mailing lists will be put into an archival state. > >Administrators may save the emails in their list prior to March 2nd. After that, mailing list archives will remain available and searchable on RootsWeb. > >As an alternative to RootsWeb Mailing Lists, Ancestry message boards are a great option to network with others in the genealogy community. Message boards are available for free with an Ancestry registered account. > >Thank you for being part of the RootsWeb family and contributing to this community. > >Sincerely, >The RootsWeb team
Ancestry has a free tip sheet in PDF form. The slant and illustrations are from a US perspective, but the ideas work on either side of the Atlantic. See https://ancstry.me/2zhouwd to download the document. Do you have some tips to share with us? There are a lot of subscribers to this list with varying degrees of expertise. As well as your queries, please post research advice, event information, and other family history information. Most of us are eager learn and you can help keep the list alive by posting. Lynne list admin.
Hello everyone Orange Email will close 31st May 2017. If you're using any of the following email addresses, Orange.net Orangehome.co.uk Wanadoo.co.uk Freeserve.co.uk Fsbusiness.co.uk Fslife.co.uk Fsmail.net Fsworld.co.uk Fsnet.co.uk, then you need to change your email service before 31st May 2017 when those addresses will no longer valid. If you are subscribed to RootsWeb lists with any of those addresses and fail to resubscribe with a valid email address, you will be unsubscribed from the list(s) with no notice. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/jhr9x78 and http://tinyurl.com/hkbku6f (https://community.ee.co.uk/t5/Email/Who-s-affected-by-the-Orange-Email-closure/td-p/537498 and http://ee.co.uk/help/mobile-and-home-connections/broadband-gallery-mobile-broadband/email/email-closure). If you use one of these addresses, use Password Central (http://passwordcentral.rootsweb.ancestry.com/) to find out to which lists you're subscribed. Keep that list so you can resubscribe with your new email address. Best wishes, Lynne list admin.
Thanks, Geo. Have changed my password and ran a good antivirus program, just to be safe. Sorry, everyone! Lynne -----Original Message----- From: "Geo." Sent: Feb 18, 2017 11:59 PM To: Lynne , email@example.com, UK-SCHOOLS@rootsweb.com, UK-WATCHMAKERS@rootsweb.com, UNITED-KINGDOM@rootsweb.com, UNSWORTH@rootsweb.com, WAROF1812@rootsweb.com, WOLTEMATE@rootsweb.com Subject: Re: [UK-NEWSPAPER-EXTRACTS] (1) Hi, Lynne. Assuming you didn't send the following, your email account may have been hacked. If so, you should change your password asap. I've killed the link and also added an 'X' to the end of it for good measure. Geo. On 19/02/2017 12:30 PM, Lynne wrote: http://wingeddestinydragon-X
My apologies! My email account was hacked. :-( Lynne -----Original Message----- >From: Lynne <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Sent: Feb 18, 2017 11:30 PM >To: UK-NEWSPAPER-EXTRACTS@rootsweb.com, UK-SCHOOLS@rootsweb.com, UK-WATCHMAKERS@rootsweb.com, UNITED-KINGDOM@rootsweb.com, UNSWORTH@rootsweb.com, WAROF1812@rootsweb.com, WOLTEMATE@rootsweb.com >Subject: Re: [UK-NEWSPAPER-EXTRACTS] (1) > >http://wingeddestinydragonxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx