Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

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June 26th, 2014

The woman who thought she was ‘queen of heaven’, the pensioner who jumped in a canal and a boy called broken window: Stories from Victorian insane asylum revealed as its records are given global heritage status

A pensioner who jumped in a canal, a woman who believed she was ‘queen of heaven’ and a boy who responded to the name ‘broken window’ – these are just some of the patients detailed in medical records from a Victorian insane asylum. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

June 7th, 2014

Ancestry Rationalizes Websites

Ancestry.com announced in a blog post this week that they were rationalizing their product offerings. Several of their websites will be discontinued and some of their DNA tests will also no longer be available. We have all the details. - Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

June 2nd, 2014

Occupations & education

Occupation records reveal what kinds of people your ancestors were and how they spent their time. Trace their careers from first jobs to retirement, then go back to see how they gained their qualifications. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

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July 24th, 2014

Census: The Family Historian’s Guide

This invaluable guide shows you how to interpret census records to discover intricate details of your ancestors’ lives. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

July 19th, 2014

Newest Genealogy Records

Below is a listing of the newest genealogy records that have become available on the internet. - Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

July 16th, 2014

Royal Air Force combat reports 1939-1945

These records are Royal Air Force combat reports written during the Second World War. They are the official reports which pilots or air gunners filed after they had encountered enemy aircraft on operational flights. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

July 16th, 2014

Household Cavalry soldiers’ service records 1799-1920

These are the surviving service records for non-commissioned officers and other ranks who were discharged from the Household Cavalry between 1799-1920. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

July 16th, 2014

Royal Air Force officers’ service records 1918-1919

These are service records of officers who served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the First World War (1914-1918). This collection in series AIR 76 consists of the records of over 99,000 men. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

July 16th, 2014

450,000 incredible new RAF records released online by Findmypast

Today, Findmypast in partnership with The National Archives has released nearly 450,000 service records of men of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force, including 342,000 Airmen’s records never seen online before. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

July 12th, 2014

How Many People Live to 100?

For the last several years, various reports have suggested that people are living longer and healthier lives. Better diets and improved medical care have been at the forefront of this trend. If more people are living longer, does this mean more people are reaching the century mark? - Did you like […] Read more...
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