Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

Archive for 2007

Skeletons emerge from Kelvin MacKenzie’s cupboard

Monday, December 24th, 2007

He infuriated Scots when he accused them of being a nation of scroungers, but Kelvin MacKenzie’s words have come back to bite him after genealogical research revealed that he can count bankrupts, outlaws and even a man charged with being a murderer among his Aberdeenshire ancestors. for more click here

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Rootsmap

Monday, December 24th, 2007

Rootsmap specialises in providing Surname Distribution Maps for the UK and Ireland, to help in the search for a particular surname. Surname Distribution Maps are a useful tool to help with your family research – and a colourful pictorial image to go with your notes, certificates and records. for more click here

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Origins Network-SPECIALISTS IN BRITISH AND IRISH GENEALOGY RESEARCH

Monday, December 24th, 2007

Featuring comprehensive and exclusive British and Irish record
collections dating back to the 13th century, as well as rare and unique photos and books to browse. for more click here

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2007 UK Electoral Roll

Monday, December 24th, 2007

The database now contains around 95% of the UK population, a large percentage of records include Age of Subject!

UK Electoral Roll People Search is the ultimate resource for: Birth Parent and Adoptee Searching, Locating Lost Friends and Family Genealogical and Family History Research. for more click here

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Ancestry Search

Monday, December 24th, 2007

Ancestry has millions of UK and Irish family history records, making it a must-have tool for anyone trying to build their family tree. Records on the site are verified for quality and searchable using Ancestry’s powerful indexes and search engines. for more click here

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War tore him from family but now Eugene has hope

Monday, December 24th, 2007

The Red Cross tracing service struggles financially but still manages to reunite the dispossessed, writes SHÂN ROSS

EUGENE Kavira shivers in the cold December day, weaves his way through the throng of Christmas shoppers and gives only a cursory glance at the displays of tempting goods in the shop windows.for more click here

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What the Holy Family shows us at Christmas

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Christmas is inseparably linked with the family. Whether it is a secular midwinter break or a key feast in the Christian calendar, there is no escaping the family. Families spend time together at Christmas.

Sometimes this brings great joy as we catch up on news. Sometimes it’s hard going and we need patience in tolerating familiar bad habits, coping with old hurts and negotiating unrealistic expectations. Many will be glad when Christmas is over. for more click here

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Generations of Wallaces meet

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

The Wallace family held its first reunion in Biloxi at the First United Methodist Church on Nov. 10. for more click here

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Genealogy: Queries abound as holiday season approaches

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

TERRE HAUTE — This week there are several queries. Their writers are hoping to receive a reply from someone in the Wabash Valley. for more click here

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For Researchers, It’s Clearly News You Can Use

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Newspapers aren’t as important to some folks today as they were before television and the Internet. But if you are a family historian, you can’t afford to ignore historical newspapers as a research source.

What can we find in old papers? The list is almost as endless as our imaginations. They contain announcements about births, weddings and deaths. Also valuable are the local and community news sections along with church, school, farm and legal notice sections. for more click here

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