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From: "Colleen" <>
Subject: Re: FILING
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 21:40:34 +0100
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Me too! I think the lounge floor is the best filing system there is, all
that space. And space is my problem - far too much stuff, far too little
space to file it. Five large book cases in my poor little study are all
groaning with files and books. I've an overflowing bookcase in my lounge,
another in my bedroom, endless storage boxes on top of bookcases, a stack of
storage boxes on the floor in here and 20 odd boxes on top of a chest in my
So my only advice to Jan re storing family history stuff has to be move to a
bigger place before the data takes over your house as it has mine :-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil Dawkins" Subject: Re: [Ess] FILING
>I have the same filing system as you.....on the lounge floor :)
> Phil Dawkins
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Janet Buck" <>
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> Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2006 9:10 PM
> Subject: [Ess] FILING
>> Hi Listers
>> I'd love to know how others file all the family history information they
>> collect for each family member. I have census sheets, GRO index sheets
>> various other bits and pieces and would like to know how best to file
>> Any ideas would be appreciated as I have just cleared them all up from my
>> lounge floor and dumped them in a pile, so thought I'd ask for your
>> before tackling them again.
>> Many thanks,
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