Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

Archive for 2013

Records of WW1 Ships Lost at Sea added to findmypast.co.uk

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Details of British Royal Navy ships destroyed during the First World War can now be found online at findmypast.co.uk – for more click here

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Francis Frith – Nostalgic photos, maps, books and memories of Britain

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Francis Frith – Nostalgic photos, maps, books and memories of Britain. for more click here

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Newest Genealogy Records on the Internet

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Below is a listing of the newest genealogy records that have become available on the internet. -for more click here

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Australian Family Tree Connections – November 2013 Issue Out Now

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

The arrival of the latest Australian Family Tree Connections magazine in our letterbox reminds us that the year continues to fly by, with November already here. for more click here

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The mother who gave away THREE babies by knocking on the doors of total strangers and the astonishing heartwarming story of how the siblings were reunited after 60 years

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

No one will ever know what went through the young mother’s mind as she knocked on doors, begging strangers to take her three-month- old daughter. for more click here

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The turbulent relationship between Princess Vicky – Queen Victoria’s daughter – and her son Wilhelm gave the future Kaiser a bitter hatred of England, claims new documentary

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

When Queen Victoria died in 1901 in the arms – or rather, the one good arm – of her eldest grandchild, Kaiser Bill, it was a touching scene that few would have cared to remember a few years later when Britain and Germany were embroiled in a war that devastated Europe. for more click here

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Back in Blighty: Long-lost photo album shows World War One troops recuperating in an English stately home after leaving the frontline

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

The weary faces of the men who endured the trenches of Europe and the determination of those treating them are captured in this forgotten trove of photos. for more click here

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Queen Victoria’s ravishing daughter, a secret love and a sex scandal the Royal Family’s STILL trying to cover up

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Every few years, some (usually) deluded soul tries to persuade the newspapers or the courts that he’s a direct descendant of some dead member of the Royal Family or other — invariably from the wrong side of the blanket. for more click here

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Brothers separated for 43 years by cruel child migrant scheme to Australia finally reunited in Britain after desperate search

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Three brothers who were torn apart when two were shipped to Australia as part of the child migrant scheme in seventies have been reunited in Britain – 43 years after the last time they were all together. for more click here

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y dad the local greengrocer was SAS hero: Son discovered secrets after being handed his father’s war diary on deathbed

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

To his three children Horace Stokes was simply their adored father, a genial greengrocer who later switched to pulling pints as a pub landlord. for more click here

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