Top Tips 2018-01-30T22:32:17+00:00
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Find Your English & Welsh Rural Ancestors with Tithe Maps

February 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Most of us have 19th Century rural ancestors, usually agricultural labourers working on farms. We may also have ancestors that owned or rented some land. If this is the case and if you have [...]

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How to Find Irish Parish Registers

February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Following on from my earlier posts looking at Irish civil registration and Irish censuses, today I’m going to look at Irish Parish Registers. Unlike in Scotland where almost all church records (Established and Roman Catholic) [...]

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How to find Irish Censuses

February 11th, 2018|0 Comments

This post is another in a series looking at Irish genealogy records and follows on from my recent one about civil registration. I know from personal experience how difficult it is researching Irish ancestry as [...]

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How to Find Free Irish Vital Records

February 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

If you have Irish ancestors, you’ve probably noticed that it is not that easy finding them. At least it’s not as easy as finding Scottish, English or Welsh ancestors. The main reason for this [...]

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Best Selling Genealogy Books

January 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Following on from my post on the top 10 genealogy research books, I thought it would be a good idea to be less specific and look at the best selling genealogy books overall on [...]

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How I Break Down Genealogy Brick Walls

January 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

We all come to genealogy brick walls sooner or later; the person we can’t find or verify. In England and Wales, civil registration (the compulsory recording of births, marriages and [...]

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Free Scottish Archive Directory and Parish Records Guide

December 31st, 2017|0 Comments

In the Resources section of this website are parish register guides for England and Wales containing archive and family history directories for every historic county in these countries. I have now added [...]

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British Genealogy Gems: The 1910 Domesday Books

December 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Lloyd George's Land Valuation Survey If you are undertaking British genealogy research in the early part of the twentieth century, then a very useful resource are the so called 1910 “Domesday Books”. Until now [...]

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