Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

Archive for the ‘English Genealogy’ Category

Public Member Trees

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

This database contains family trees submitted to Ancestry by users who have indicated that their tree can be viewed by all Ancestry members. These trees can change over time as users edit, remove, or otherwise modify the data in their trees. You can contact the owner of the tree to get more information. for more click here

Discover Your Family History

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Discover Your Family History. for more click here

England & Wales Birth Marriage and Death Indexes 1837-2005

Monday, January 17th, 2011

There are two different Birth, Marriage and Death Index collections, so it is important that you search the right one to find the person that you’re looking for. Click here for more information on the BMD Indexes and how to search them.

The London Gazette – not just the brave and the bankrupt

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Family History specialist Audrey Collins discusses how researchers can get the most out of the London Gazette, Britain’s oldest continually-published newspaper. From its first edition, produced in Oxford in November 1665 while London suffered through the plague, it became well-known as the source for official notices. This treasure trove for family and local historians and can reveal details of gallantry awards, notices of bankruptcy, changes of name, and much more. for more click here

Revealed: The Nobel Prize winner who discovered his sister was really his mother

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

All his life, Professor Sir Paul Nurse has known that he was different from the rest of his family. It wasn’t only that he had been born so much later than his three siblings, or that he alone excelled academically. From the earliest age, his fascination with science was a defining characteristic, one neither his father, a mechanic at the Heinz food factory in Neasden, North-West London, nor his mother, a part-time cleaner, shared. for more click here

England Commercial Directory, 1816-1817

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

This database contains the 1816-1817 commercial directory for the British cities listed below. This directory lists the names, trades, and situations of the merchants, manufacturers, and tradesmen in these areas. It also has a list of the London, Country, and Irish bankers, along with tables listing the value of foreign currency in relation to British money. This database could be valuable to researchers with ancestors from these cities because it may provide you with information about their occupations.for more click here

Genealogy: ONE of the great joys of researching your family history is to discover what your ancestor did for a living.

Monday, August 9th, 2010

ONE of the great joys of researching your family history is to discover what your ancestor did for a living.

The way to discover an ancestor’s occupation is quite simple – it is listed against their name in the 19th- century Census returns. Other sources are birth and marriage certificates.for more click here


Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

Family tree of Kathryn Lewis, with names including Eades, Shuttleworth, Dagnall and South. Locations mainly in the Warwickshire area. for more click here


Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

On-line resource for those tracing their Somerset Larder ancestry. Includes parish records and associated lineages. for more click here


Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

Family from the West Riding of Yorkshire. for more click here

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