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  • http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
  • http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
  • Click on the Sign In button to register so that you can be notified of updates to a page.
  • Click on the “Create New Account” button.
  • Click on the “FamilySearch Account” option.
  • Fill in the registration form and watch for a confirmation email.
  • Once you have an account and are logged into the system you can mark a page “Watch” to be notified of changes. When emails are sent, you need to click on one of the links in the email to view the watched page or you will not get any more notifications.
  • The community link will allow you to visit forums where you can ask for help.
  • You can search for a FamilySearch Center near where you live.
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    • 1. How to get Free Help with your Family History By Darris G. Williams, AG®
    • 2. Where can you go for help?
      • Genuki
      • http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/
      • Genealogy Wise
      • http://www.genealogywise.com/
      • RootsWeb Mailing Lists
      • http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
      • Family History Societies
      • http://www.fhswales.org.uk/
      • FamilySearch wiki: https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Wales
    • 3. HTTP://WWW.GENUKI.ORG.UK/
    • 4. The main page has quick links
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    • 6. Montgomeryshire "The County of MONTGOMERY is 94 Miles in Circumference, contains about 500000 Acres, is divided into 7 Hundreds, in which are 6 Market Towns, and only Montgomery sends a Member to Parliament, which is the County Town, 47 Parishes and about 5660 Houses.
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    • 8. HTTP://WWW.GENEALOGYWISE.COM/
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    • 10. Signing up will allow you to be notified of updates and email notification of answers to your questions.
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    • 13. 159 different groups for places and names
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    • 15. HTTP://LISTS.ROOTSWEB.ANCESTRY.COM/
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    • 24. Subscribing. Clicking on one of the shortcut links below should work, but if your browser doesn’t understand them, try these manual instructions: to join WALES-LOCAL-HISTORY-L , send email to [email_address] with the single word subscribe in the message subject and body. To join WALES-LOCAL-HISTORY-D , to the same thing with [email_address] .
    • 25. FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETIES
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      • United States based societies
        • Welsh American Genealogical Society
          • http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtwags/
        • National Welsh-American Foundation
          • http://www.wales-usa.org/
      • Welsh Societies
        • Association of Family History Societies of Wales
          • http://www.fhswales.org.uk/
        • Other Welsh family & local history societies
          • https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Wales_Societies
    • 27. Most societies provide a variety of services, some free and some for members only.
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    • 29. Names, places & dates help you find a possible connection; volume & member number help locate the pedigree.
    • 30. HTTPS://WWW.FAMILYSEARCH.ORG/
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    • 33. Research Courses
      • FamilySearch offers a variety of free classes online and in person to help you discover your family tree.
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    • 35. 5 Minute Genealogy Episode 5: Choose an Ancestor and Question
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    • 37. More detailed lessons are available.
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    • 39. Get Started
      • Learning about your ancestors can bring perspective and understanding to your own life. It only takes a few minutes to learn how to get started.
    • 40. For those who prefer shorter steps
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    • 43. Research Wiki
      • The Research Wiki is a free collection of family history articles provided by family history enthusiasts from around the world.
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    • 55. Start typing a search term and related topics will appear.
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    • 63. With a page added to your watch list you will be notified by email of any changes to the page.
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