Blog21 Jan 2011
Thanks to all of you who entered our Start Your Family Tree Week competition over Christmas! We hope you enjoyed answering the questions – here are the correct answers:
Q: According to findmypast’s handy family history interview guide, when is the perfect time to start your family tree?
A: Boxing Day
Q: How many people with the surname Partridge were born in Anglesey between 1837 and 2006?
Q: How many people called Mary Christmas are listed in the 1911 census at findmypast.co.uk?
Q: In what year did Florence Turtle marry Charles Dove?
Q: How many people called Ida Snowball are listed in the 1901 census at findmypast.co.uk?
Q: According to Scotlandspeople.gov.uk’s occupations guide, what is a Pikman?
A: Miner who uses a pickaxe
Q: What six letter name is given to the universally accepted file format for family tree software that allows you to save your tree and transfer it from one website to another?
We’ve picked the lucky winners of our competition:
First prize: Karen Leonard
Second prize: Catherine Heath
Third prize: Joy Stocks
Runners up: Margaret Kelly, Ian Thompson, Sarah Doig, Nigel Thomas, Anne Thompson, Andrew Ross, Phil Howe, Joanna Tolhurst, Rosemary Kershaw and Grant Feltham
See our blog for details of the fantastic prizes our winners will receive.
Congratulations to all our winners and thanks to all of you who entered.