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Friday, July 2nd, 2010

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The Borwick Memorial-East Preston Street Cemetery,Edinburgh

Monday, June 8th, 2009

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(c) John Arthur

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Leith (Edinburgh) Notables of the past

Friday, March 13th, 2009

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Commonwealth War Graves commission

Monday, March 20th, 2006

A recent post on soc.genealogy.britain lead me to the website of the commonwealth war graves commission
The Commission was established by Royal Charter in 1917. Its duties are to mark and maintain the graves of the members of the forces of the Commonwealth who were killed in the two World Wars, to build memorials to those who have no known grave and to keep records and registers, including, after the Second World War, a record of the Civilian War Dead.

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The Clans of Scotland-The Duncan Family

Monday, May 31st, 2004

The article below is taken from “Scot Clans” which is a excellent site for all things Scottish. There is a link to the Site on the right hand side. Well worth a visit. (more…)

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Am Baile

Friday, May 14th, 2004

This morning I recieved an email from Jamie Gaukroger introducing Am Baile – A beautifully crafted and informative site launched in May 2003. It attempts to inform and educate visitors in the history of the culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands.

They have done considerable painstaking work in collecting large numbers of photographs, illustrations, rare books and documents as well as short films, sounds, interactive games and comics. You will find material from archives, libraries, museums and private collections, much of it published here for the first time. (more…)

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UK Birth Marriages and Death (UK BMD) website

Saturday, December 20th, 2003

The excellent UK Birth Marriages and Death (UK BMD) website has had a relaunch with a new look and a mention on BBC Radios 2 Steve Wrights “Website of the day” (29th of August) the UK BMD is going from strength to strength. (more…)

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Saturday, December 20th, 2003

Part of the fun of genealogy is sharing your research with others. Today we look at a free website which aims to help you do just that by sharing your data over the internet with other interested researchers. (more…)

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