Category Archives: British
FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions FamilySearch.org Argentina Argentina, Baptisms, 1645-1930 Argentina, Santa Fe, Catholic Church Records, 1634-1975 Austria Austria, Seigniorial Records, 1537-1888 Isle of Man Isle of Man, Parish Registers, 1598-1950 Italy Italy, Benevento, Arcidiocesi di Benevento, Catholic Church Records, 1575-1908 Italy, Como, Como, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1866-1929 Italy, Cosenza, Rossano, Civil Registration … Continue reading
To coincide with the return of Commander Chris Hadfield from the international space station, Ancestry.ca has announced that he is 6th cousin to british actor Benedict Cumberbatch who is starring as the villain in Star Trek Into Darkness. Chris Hadfield’s role being based in reality, Benedict Cumberbatch’s based in fantasy, they both explore the frontier … Continue reading
FamilySearch.org Austria Austria, Tirol, Innsbruck, Sankt Jakob Parish Register Index, 1578-1970 Austria, Upper Austria, Wels, Census Records, 1613-1900 Canada Quebec Notarial Records, 1800-1900 China China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2011 Colombia Colombia, Catholic Church Records, 1600-2012 Czech Republic Czech Republic, Censuses, 1843-1921 Czech Republic, Land Records, 1450-1889 Germany Germany, Brandenburg, Wittenberge, City Directories and Citizen … Continue reading
The UK’s National Archives’ site “The Cabinet Papers” offers insight into UK government and its participants.
What is available to researchers on “The Cabinet Papers” site? Records from 1915 to 1982 including full text is searchable from this site. Some of these records, however, have been redacted under the Public Records Act. These records include: Decisions and discussions of cabinet. Background reports and papers provided for cabinet ministers before cabinet meetings. … Continue reading
FamilySearch.org Australia Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933 Brazil Brazil, Civil Registration, 1870-2012 Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1848-2012 Brazil, Parish and Diocesan Records Brazil, Piauí, Civil Registration, 1875-2012 Germany Germany, Prussia, Pomerania Church Records, 1544-1945 Italy Italy, Bari, Trani, Civil Registration (Tribunale), 1866-1910 Italy, Caserta, Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Civil Registration (Tribunale), … Continue reading
In partnership with the Kent Family History Society, findmypast.co.uk has recently added almost 600,000 Kent parish records spanning the years 1538 to 2006. This invaluable collection includes, 498,176 baptisms, 10,121 banns, 172,371 marriages and 354,749 burials.
Amazingly, 23.9 million images and records have been addded to FamilySearch, with new browsable image collections from Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, England, Italy, Mexico, and the United States. Amon these records are the 19,206,333 images of World War I service records for the United Kingdom; 2,005,113 US World War I records; passenger records and crew lists … Continue reading