Daily Archives: June 9, 2011

Victorian London – space and place

http://work.axismaps.com/amd/lll/ This map is the first partnership between Adam Matthew Group and Axis Maps LLC exploring both the place and space of Victorian London through historic data and primary source documents. While the words “space” and “place” may be used … Continue reading

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Graham Jaunay’s online names database

I added details of my CUMPSTON research to Graham’s search engine some time ago at http://onlinenames.net.au/ but it has recently been upgraded  and it is well worth adding your own research interests.

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How to shorten long web addresses

This is a useful lesson in how to shorten long web addresses https://www.familysearch.org/techtips/2010/12/how-to-shorten-long-web-addresses.html  – I shall have to try it out!    

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The Cadet and Staff Registers of the Sandhurst Collection

http://archive.sandhurstcollection.org.uk/ The registers show the details for almost every officer cadet that attended the Royal Military Academy Woolwich and Royal Military College Sandhurst. The staff registers record servants, professors and military staff at these institutions.  

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Black Country website

One of the best Black Country websites can be seen at http://www.blackcountrysociety.co.uk where I have many CUMPSTON entries listed in the Sedgley and Kingswinsford areas. People often ask for a description of where the Black country is so here is a map

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Australian patents

http://pericles.ipaustralia.gov.au/ols/auspat is a useful site to search for relatives who registered patents in Australia. I found the following entries for CUMPSTON   Application number Title Applicant(s) Inventor(s) Filing date               1 2000067501 Optical data storage … Continue reading

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http://www.your-family-history.com/

Many thanks to Pauline Litton for pointing out this website at our meeting of the Yorkshire branches of the Guild of One Name Studies in Harrogate on 4th June. This is a very simple front page search engine giving a … Continue reading

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Dick Eastman genealogy newsletter

The Dick Eastman Newsletter today reported the following site http://www.familysearch.org/techtips/  an extension of the Family Search site that gives Technical Tips for Genealogists and Family Historians.  

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