Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

Archive for 2014

Welcome to ScotlandsPeople

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Welcome to ScotlandsPeople, one of the largest online sources of original genealogical information. If you are researching UK genealogy, your Scottish ancestry or building your Scottish family tree, we have almost 90 million records to look through. for more click here

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The National Archives-Explore our collection of First World War records

Friday, December 5th, 2014

We hold the official UK government records of the First World War, including a vast collection of letters, diaries, maps and photographs.

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UK, WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

This collection contains records of people who served in WWI and were entitled to medals and awards. Records include details such as name, rank, unit, and possibly other service details. for more click here

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Let’s Remember Together

Friday, November 7th, 2014

The Lives of the First World War community of over 50,000 people are remembering and sharing online the Life Stories that are their connection to the First World War. for more click here

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xplore our collection of First World War records

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

We hold the official UK government records of the First World War, including a vast collection of letters, diaries, maps and photographs. for more click here

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Explore Your Archive

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

A world without records is a world without memory. for more click here

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Inside the royal tour…that happened more than a century ago: Rare photos of Edward VII’s 1862 visit to the Middle East go on display

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Royal tours are often thought to be a modern phenomenon but as these rare photos demonstrate, the Royal Family has been travelling abroad on diplomatic missions for hundreds of years. for more click here

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Incredible collection of first ‘tabloids’ which reveal crimes and dying confessions of hanged 18th century convicts due to be sold at auction

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

An incredible collection of the earliest tabloid ‘newspapers’, which detail the shocking crimes and dying confessions of hanged 18th century convicts, are due to be sold at auction next week.

The so-called ‘Execution Broadsides’ – which usually consisted of just a single sheet of paper – documented the gruesome and gory facts and rumours which surrounded public hangings. for more click here

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Honouring Remembrance Day

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

This Remembrance Day, find your ancestors who served during WWI by searching the largest online collection of military records, starting right here. for more click here

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Was this THE greatest escape of WW2? How dozens of Allied PoWs scaled wire at Nazi camp using four huge ladders they had made and disguised as bookshelves

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

The story of the greatest escape of World War II has been told for the first time. for more click here

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