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Hello!
I'm not a total beginner to researching my family tree but I know I have got a very long way to go yet before I'm an expert!  So far I have a subscription to Ancestry and a developing tree but some time in the future I will stop this and I would like to place my growing tree on a free and shareable site.

I have been researching my mother's family, Rainbow (mainly Warwickshire, UK) and have just started my father's family (Leicestershire, UK) most recently) which is turning out to be more difficult.  They are Moore Coltman and I have found "Moore " shown as a middle name, the two names hyphenated and the two name reversed or one or the other omitted entirely, as has happened with my immediate family.  Family legend has it that a Miss Moore came from Ireland and rescued the family's fortunes but in doing so had her name joined with their's forever.

Once I'm on top of these names, I will continue with my married name Storey.

I look forward to having a look around your site.  I'm very happy to share what information I have about Rainbow and Moore Coltman if it's of any use to anyone.
WikiTree profile: Carol Moore
in The Tree House by Carol Moore G2G Crew (400 points)
I reviewed the Rainbow tree on Ancestry.com and it looks pretty complete up to 1614. That's excellent. Welcome to our little piece of heaven.

Paul Frederick Coltman-moore

 in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007

Name: Paul Frederick Coltman-moore
Death Age: 84
Birth Date: 16 Dec 1895
Registration Date: Jul 1980
[Aug 1980] 
[Sep 1980] 
Registration Quarter: Jul-Aug-Sep
Registration district: Coventry
Inferred County: West Midlands
Volume: 33
Page: 0324

Paul Frederick Coltman

 in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915

Name: Paul Frederick Coltman
Registration Year: 1896
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration district: Congleton
Parishes for this Registration District: View Ecclesiastical Parishes associated with this Registration District
Inferred County: Cheshire
Volume: 8a
Page: 309

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Hi Carol, welcome to WikiTree.  If you have any questions, be sure to ask your Greeter.

Wendy
by Wendy Taylor G2G6 Mach 5 (54.2k points)

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