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From: "bedmonds" <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Ray Osborn
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 06:33:12 +1000
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I echo all sentiments mentioned so far. I have enjoyed Ray's site over the
years and still do. I do hope it can still be maintained.
Ray has left a valuable asset for future family history researchers and my
hope is that he is never forgotten for the work he has done.

Bev Edmonds




> We certainly have lost a hard-working and well respected researcher. May
> you
> rest in peace, Ray.
>
> I, too, have had much assistance both from Ray, himself, and his wonderful
> site.
> If there is anything I can do to help maintain the asset, I am more than
> willing to help.
>
> Our Devon List has lost a great friend, valued genealogist and tireless
> helper.
>
> Thank you, again Ray for all you did to further the research into the
> South
> Hams,
>
> Kathryn Barnett
> Adelaide
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:] On
> Behalf Of Kate Boyce
> Sent: Wednesday, 29 December 2010 9:02 PM
> To:
> Subject: [DEV] Ray Osborn
>
> I was distressed to learn from the Lidstone Family History Society
> newsletter of the death of Ray Osborn, on 3 December 2010. His website
> was amazing for Southhams, and he was endlessly helpful. Hard to
> imagine how he could do all this from New Zealand.
>
> Ann Lidstone is hoping to continue the website, but it is not working
> at present. I fear it might be a bigger task than she imagines.
>
> Ray and I never met, but we corresponded often. I, and all Southhams
> researchers, have lost a good friend.
>
> Kate Boyce
> Melbourne Australia
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