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From: "patricia salter" <>
Subject: Re: Essex research - costs me an arm and a leg!
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2004 18:16:46 +0100
I dont even want to think about it :-)
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From: "colleen morrison" <>
Sent: Saturday, September 25, 2004 11:00 AM
Subject: Essex research - costs me an arm and a leg!
> Speaking to a friend who's spent a small fortune on Essex research had me
> thinking about how much I've spent over the years. I had to stop
> totalling, it was too depressing, but it certainly runs into thousands of
> pounds one way and another - though my collection of certificates and
> other records, maps, books and old and current photographs accounts for a
> lot of this.
> Thank goodness I don't live abroad, so at least I rarely have to use
> private researchers or spend thousands on overseas travel. I sympathise
> with overseas listers who have to travel here for research purposes or pay
> for researchers, you must have spent quite a bit more than I have over the
> years. I know one overseas researcher who's had two research trips here
> and is planning another one in the future.
> I count my blessings that I'm fortunate enough to live in Essex and within
> easy travelling distance of the villages I'm researching, I'd be one very
> poor person if I had to travel to Essex from abroad to do my research.
> Anyone else thought about how much they've spent on this expensive
> obsession of ours?
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