More English parish records released on FindmyPast

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More English parish records released on FindmyPast

Latest releases from FindmyPast (www.findmypast.com):Staffordshire, Dioceses of Lichfield & Coventry marriage allegations and bonds, 1636-1893The Dioceses of Lichfield & Coventry marriage allegations and bonds contain over 327,000 records. The collection covers the historic diocese of Lichfield and Coventry, which includes Staffordshire, Derbyshire, North Shropshire, Staffordshire and north and east Warwickshire.North West Kent Parish RecordsOver 22,000 new baptism and burial records have been See all stories on this topic

220,000 of Francis Frith’s Vintage UK Photos on Ancestry

Francis Frith was an English photographer whose name became synonomous with photographing not only the Middle East, but also thousands of UK (England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland) cities, towns and villages from the 1850s. Frith is recognised as one of the great pioneers of photography. The Francis Frith Company was founded in 1860 and published photographs which were […]See all stories on this topic

UTAS Offers a FREE Online “Writing Family History” Course

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) has run their Introduction to Family History course twice, with an incredible response each time. Now they are offering a new course for family historians. One on writing family history. As with the earlier course, it is done fully online, and it is FREE. So don’t just ‘collect’ to stories, […]See all stories on this topic

Borders FHS archive and search room's revised opening hours

Borders Family History Society has revised its archive and search room opening hours on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.For full details please visit their blog post at http://blog.bordersfhs.org.uk/2015/10/revised-opening-hours-for-our-archive.html.ChrisFor details on my genealogy guide books, including my recently released Discover Irish Land Records and Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis, please visit http://britishgenes.blogspot.co.uk/p/my-books.html. My Pinterest accoSee all stories on this topic

Highlight: Two World War I Biographical Books

The centenary of the beginning of World War I, together with the commemoratons of the Anzac Diggers landing at Gallipoli, has created an incredible amount of interest in military history. Along with a heap of new military records that have been released, there’s also been many new books. It is two of these new titles […]See all stories on this topic

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