Genealogy 2018-02-18T22:46:19+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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10 Great Scottish Genealogy Research Books

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Good Scottish genealogy research is much more than finding vital records and census returns at Scotland’s People. Scotland has a rich history and there are many sources of information to help the family historian [...]

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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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Was Your Ancestor a Suffragette?

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

2018 marks 100 years since women won the right to vote in the United Kingdom. To celebrate that fact, FindMyPast UK has free access to British Birth, Marriage, Death and Census records until 8th [...]

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Useful Resources for Genealogists

January 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Please check out our new resources for genealogists section where you can find useful things to help you with your research. Click on the links below to go to the relevant pages: Genealogy Links Links [...]

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Online British Newspapers

January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

British newspapers are an incredibly useful resource for genealogists as well as other historians researching the UK and Ireland. If you are looking for your British roots or investigating British history, then [...]

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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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