Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

Archive for 2009

Lyme letters : 1660-1760

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Ancestry.com. Lyme letters : 1660-1760 [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Newton,. Lyme letters : 1660-1760. London: W. Heinemann, 1925. for more click here

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Hampshire History

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Ancestry.com. Hampshire History [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Woodward, B.B. A General History of Hampshire. London, England: James S. Virtue, n.d.

This database contains a history of Hampshire, which is located in southern England. It includes various topics covering trade and manufactures, municipal institutions, hospitals and charitable institutions, education, and many more. Historical works such as this contain valuable information that can be a great addition to your genealogical research. Although historical works will generally not mention your ancestors specifically, they do provide information on the time and place in which your ancestors lived, which in turn will help you place your ancestors in a historical context. for more click here

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The More Memorial-Edinburgh

Thursday, December 31st, 2009


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(c) John Arthur

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The MacLeods of Dunvegan : from the time of Leod to the end of the seventeenth century : based upon the Bannatyne ms.

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Ancestry.com. The MacLeods of Dunvegan : from the time of Leod to the end of the seventeenth century : based upon the Bannatyne ms. and on th [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: MacLeod, R. C.. The MacLeods of Dunvegan : from the time of Leod to the end of the seventeenth century : based upon the Bannatyne ms. and on the papers preserved in the Dunvegan charter chest. Edinburgh?: Priv. print. for the Clan MacLeod Society, 1927. for more click here

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A reference book of English history : containing tables of chronology and genealogy, a dictionary of battles, lines of biograph

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Ancestry.com. A reference book of English history : containing tables of chronology and genealogy, a dictionary of battles, lines of biograph [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Ewald, Alex. Charles. A reference book of English history : containing tables of chronology and genealogy, a dictionary of battles, lines of biography, and a brief dictionary of the constitution : from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the present time. London: F. Warne and Co., 1866. for more click here

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Manx worthies, or, Biographies of notable Manx men and women

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Ancestry.com. Manx worthies, or, Biographies of notable Manx men and women [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Moore, A. W.. Manx worthies, or, Biographies of notable Manx men and women. Douglas, Isle of Man: S.K. Broadbent & Co., 1901. for more click here

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Montgomeryshire Sheriffs, 1540-1639

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Ancestry.com. Montgomeryshire Sheriffs, 1540-1639 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Lloyd, W. V.. The Sheriffs of Montgomeryshire, with Their Armorial Bearings, and Notices, Genealogical and Biographical, of Their Families, from 1540 to 1639. London, England: T. Richards, 1876.

This database contains a catalogue of the sheriffs of Montgomeryshire from 1540 to 1639. It includes their armorial bearings as well as genealogical and biographical notices of their families. These memoirs originally appeared in the “Collections, Archaeological and Historical, relating to Montgomeryshire, and its borders,” issued by the Powys-land Club (preface). They were compiled in this volume to make them more widely circulated. for more click here

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Leicester, England History, 1876

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Ancestry.com. Leicester, England History, 1876 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Thompson, James. The History of Leicester. Leicester, England: F. Hewitt, 1876.

This database contains a history of Leicester. The author had a two-fold purpose in creating this work. The first was to form a concise but complete history of the town of Leicester from early times up to the present (which at the time of publishing was 1876). The second purpose was to bring the history within reach of readers of all classes and to make it a household book. In so doing, the author successfully presents a general idea of the origin, progress, and development of the now prosperous community of Leicester. Historical works contain valuable information that can be a great addition to your genealogical research. Although historical works will generally not mention your ancestors specifically, they do provide information on the time and place in which your ancestors lived, which will help you place your ancestors in a historical context. for more click here

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Johnson’s historical, topographical, & parochial illustrated guide, and visitor’s companion through the Isle of Mann [sic]

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Ancestry.com. Johnson’s historical, topographical, & parochial illustrated guide, and visitor’s companion through the Isle of Mann [sic] [database on-line]. Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Laughton, James Brotherston.. Johnson’s historical, topographical, & parochial illustrated guide, and visitor’s companion through the Isle of Mann [sic]. Douglas: S. Johnson, 1848. for more click here

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The Hair Memorial-Edinburgh

Thursday, December 31st, 2009


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(c) John Arthur

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