User Guide




Home Page / Menu Links

Genealogy in

        Loads the  Home Page and Menu - This is available on all menus.
Home Menu
    Reloads the Home Page Menu leaving the Content Window unchanged

Topic Page Links & Menu Selector

Places     Provides a link back a superior Topic if appropriate. For instance all menus relating to a town or village have a link back to the Places Home Page and Menu

    Topic Logo & Link to Topic Home Page and Menu. This identifies the area of the site you are currently exploring. The Logo will (eventually) appear on all content pages belonging to the topic.


    Topic Name & Link to Topic Home Page


Postcard Tour
Tring in 1947
    Links to alternative "drop-down" Topic Menus - The current menu in Red.

Current (or only) Drop-down Menu

Maps of the area

    Links to "Content" Pages relating to the topic - Highlighting is used on Place menus to indicate a new menu as well as content page. It should be noted that the content page may belong to a different topic - for instance a link from a Place page may point to the answer to a quesrtion.

Tring in 1947

Tring in 1890    



Manuscript Maps

    Menu Heading (when needed) - Can be a link to content page


    Fushia entry indicates content page "Under  Construction"




    Pale blue background (when present) indicates a direct link to an external website in a new window.

Links to Support Facilities

Except where stated the following are available on all menus.

Vital Records     Link to Vital Records Page [Places only]

Guide & FAQ

    Link to Guide and FAQ "content" pages


    Link to "Tutorial" Topic Home Page and Menu

 Find It

    Link to Search Page These facilities all require input to an appropriate form,
Ask Chris     Link to Page for asking questions on genealogy or local history topics
Tell me about it     Link to Page for making suggestions about the management of the site
    Link to "goodbye" page and request for donation
    Signature - to page describing the Resident Genealogist (which has a further link to copyright issues, etc..