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From: "Kate Martinson" <>
Subject: RE: It would be interest me to learn why.......
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 00:47:33 +0100
In-Reply-To: <001e01c2501f$fa078400$6f8386cb@i0l4o7>


In the UK I believe the *majority* of people are "ex-directory", ie you
cannot obtain their phone number.

Kate M

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Robert Cunning [mailto:]
>Sent: 30 August 2002 13:23
>To:
>Subject: Re: It would be interest me to learn why.......
>
>
>Hello from Australia. If anyone was so determined to find where another
>person lived, reference can always be made to the Telephone Book of the
>country concerned. And yes, the country would obviously have
>to be apparent
>from the Email address. Cheers Bob
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Josephine Kemper" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 6:57 PM
>Subject: Re: It would be interest me to learn why.......
>
>
>> Country maybe, sometimes. Even those ending in UK give no
>indication of
>the
>> thousands of possible places in the UK. Some of my email
>addresses end in
>> .com which is no indication whatsoever.
>> From now on I shall try to remember to sign off:-
>>
>> Regards
>> Josi from Catford, London
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Robert Cunning <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 12:04 AM
>> Subject: Re: It would be interest me to learn why.......
>>
>>
>> >
>> > You can often tell which country from the Email address
>Cheers, Bob in
>> > Australia.
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Stella Howlett" <>
>> > To: <>
>> > Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 2:15 AM
>> > Subject: Re: It would be interest me to learn why.......
>> >
>> >
>> > > Very useful. When someone asks where or how he/she can
>find census
>> > > enumerations, the GRO indexes, or some Middlesex PRs,
>for instance,
>> > > location makes a big difference to a logical response.
>For someone
>> > > in Western Australia I can recommend an LDS FHC and even
>explain how
>> > > to use the facilities. For someone living in a London
>suburb, the
>> > > FRC or perhaps the LMA is the logical response. If I don't know
>> > > where the person lives, I feel I have to give details of all
>> > > possible permutations.
>> > >
>> > > Stella Howlett
>> > > (who always includes 'BC, Canada' on her mail list messages)
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > ----- Original Message -----
>> > > From: Ian Hunter <>
>> > > To: <>
>> > > Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 04:01
>> > > Subject: RE: It would be interest me to learn why.......
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > > Is this something that others would find useful?
>> > >
>> > > > > (PS Really useful when folks sign off with where they are
>> > > from...)
>> > >
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>>
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