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£760raised of £800 target by 44 supporters

Weʼre raising £800 to Fund the hosting and maintenance of a free to use for everyone already established genealogy and local history website based UK County

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For the past 8 or 9 years our website has been funded by the owner. Sadly the owner can no longer support the site as they have in the past. We do not charge for the use of the website but have reluctantly decided to ask users or supporters for the occasional donation to help offset costs for hosting and maintenance. The website volunteers have given many hours of their time adding information to the site for all who wish to use it and we do not want to abandon the site after so much hard work has been put into it. We think we will need to raise in the region of £500 initially to take over the site and maintain it in the first year of new management. Within the first two weeks of this fund opening we hit our target of £500 - we have decided to keep the fund open for the year so that we can build a backup emergency fund and to develop the site in the future if need be.

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    8 months ago
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    9 months ago

    Donations are still coming in. We are now building the back up fund for future costs and for emergencies and development. Thank you all for you kind support for the project.

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Page last updated on: 6/22/2018 2:11 PM



  • jacqueline glanville

    jacqueline glanville

    Jun 22, 2018

    I only use the site occasionally, but it's very useful. Well done.


  • Horace Beale

    Horace Beale

    May 28, 2018

    I am grateful for wiltshire OPC website and volunteers!


  • Derek Thom

    Derek Thom

    May 27, 2018

    Thanks to all concerned. Your info has assisted my GRAY family research


  • Mary Allen

    Mary Allen

    May 11, 2018

    For Wiltshire OPCs and websiteThank you

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    Apr 29, 2018


  • Sue Stenning

    Sue Stenning

    Nov 29, 2017

    Keep up the good work


  • Maureen Withey

    Maureen Withey

    Nov 18, 2017

    Thank you Teresa for all your hours of hard work, and to the rest of the OPC's and for all Susan and Michael have done for so long. It is a great achievement from you all!


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Teresa Lewis

Teresa Lewis

Wiltshire, UK

We are the Wiltshire OPC Project and for the past 8-10 years we have ran a free to use genealogy web site. Sadly the owner of the site can no longer maintain and fund the website so we are looking to keep it going with public donation to assist those who are willing to keep the

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