Posts in category UK Research

National Archives of Ireland Genealog...

National Archives of Ireland Genealogy website
The National Archives of Ireland has a brand new genealogy website, only launched a few days ago and the doorway to the: Census Records for 1901 Census Records for 1911 Tithe Applotment Books from 1823 to 1837 Soldiers’ Wills from 1914 to 1917. Searchable databases and linked images of relevant pages provide free access to the records and t [...]

Members’ Interests update Septe...

Members’ Interests update September 2012
We’ve just updated our Members’ Interests pages and included: Edward Jones in Delegate, New South Wales Thomas Napier in Ballarat, Victoria James Keith in the Bega district, New South Wales Thomas Edlington in Gippsland, Victoria Samuel Cumming in Gippsland, Victoria This gives us a chance to remind members that forms are on the [...]

1911 England and Wales Census Collect...

1911 England and Wales Census Collection
One of our vigilant members has just alerted us to the fact that Ancestry.co.uk are offering free access to the 1911 England and Wales Census Collection from now until November. From their site: “The 1911 Census of England, Wales, Channel Islands and Isle of Man was taken on the night of 2/3 April. It collected detailed information on t [...]

Historypin

Historypin
I got up this morning and looked out the window to a day that looked a little damp but was still filled with the promise of completing those jobs, of getting things done. But then I found Historypin and now I can’t even remember what those inconsequential plans were for today! Do you ever find something really good and wonder if you’re the on [...]

Shropshire births, marriages and deat...

Shropshire births, marriages and deaths
Excellent news for those researching family in Shropshire! Shropshire BMD has just come online as part of the UK BMD sites. Now before you get too excited, the site came online on the 9th December and has just over 25,000 marriage records – no births or deaths yet. While you’re there you can check out the other sites associated wi [...]

There’s a Parishmouse in the ho...

There’s a Parishmouse in the house.
Thanks to the English Black Country List at Roostweb I’ve just discovered Parishmouse and I must say, I’ve unselfishly torn myself away from it to write this post! If you’ve got research interests in England and Wales then you’ve got to take a look at Parishmouse.The site contains free transcriptions of historical book [...]