Daily Archives: August 23, 2011

South Queensland, Australia gravestones

If you have people who migrated to the South Queensland area of Australia you might find the following resource very useful http://www.chapelhill.homeip.net/FamilyHistory/Photos/index.htm There are apparently over 30,000 indexed gravestone photos covering about 130 cemeteries from Brisbane and the surrounding area. … Continue reading

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Dennis COMPSTON Ohio Wesleyan University

Dennis Compston is in his fourth season as an assistant football coach at Ohio Wesleyan University.   He has more than 20 years’ collegiate football coaching experience. He served as head coach at Urbana University from 1997-99, earning conference Coach of … Continue reading

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19th Century Irish Registration Districts

A few months ago Michael Thompson  put together a finding aid listing nineteenth century Irish Registration Districts (aka Superintendent Registrar’s Districts, originally Poor Law Unions), the sub-districts (aka Registrar’s Districts, originally Dispensary Districts) they contain, and the Registration Districts adjacent to … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Y chromosomes, surnames and the genetic genealogy revolution

Turi King and Mark Jobling from the University  of Leicester have published another interesting paper “What’s in a name? Y  chromosomes, surnames and the genetic genealogy revolution” in the latest issue  of “Trends in Genetics“. This article is essential reading for … Continue reading

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National Inventory of War Memorials website UK

I’ve been doing some filing today and found this fascinating website for the National Inventory of War Memorials. I don’t remember seeing it before. http://www.ukniwm.org.uk The search engine is rather complicated but when I tried ‘Aysgarth church, any war’, then … Continue reading

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Juliet Compston presented with IBMS John G. Haddad Jr. Award

IOF board member  Professor Juliet Compston, Board member of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS), has been awarded the prestigious IBMS John G. Haddad, Jr. Award. The Award was presented during the 2nd Joint … Continue reading

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Gary Cumpston, Charlotte, NC

I understand that Gary CUMPSTON SVP is consumer market executive, Southsound Market at the Bank of America Corporation.  Bank Of America Corp Ctr 100 North Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28255-0001 If anyone recognises Gary I would love to know more about his ancestry.

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West Cemetery, Darlington, England

Darlington Historical Society is currently recording West Cemetery and the results so far can be viewed on http://www.communigate.co.uk/ne/darlingtonhistoricalsociety   Click on West Cemetery Headstones at the left of the Home page. There are plans of the cemetery to help you locate your … Continue reading

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