Daily Archives: January 14, 2012

The British Newspaper Archive

Although I have written about this before I think it is worth bringing it up again.  The British Newspaper Archive is a partnership between the British Library and brightsolid online publishing to digitise up to 40 million newspaper pages from the … Continue reading

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World War l medals details on Ancestry web site

Ancestry http://www.ancestry.co.uk has published 880,000 First World War medals details for the first time, together with its First World War service and pension records. Image via Wikipedia The medals information includes details of Silver War Badge holders.  The Silver War Badge was issued … Continue reading

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Durham UK Records Online

Just a reminder that there are lots of records on line at the County Durham Archives http://www.durhamrecordsonline.com  The following are new on the site: Auckland St. Andrew marriages 1765-1812 1,346 marriages at Auckland St. Andrew’s covering 1765-1812. Besides Auckland St. Andrew, … Continue reading

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Geneil E. Cumpston MESTAD (1929-2011)

EVANSDALE - Geneil Elaine Cumpston Mestad, 81, of Kennedale, Texas, formerly  of Evansdale, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, at Serenity House in Kennedale.  She was born March 23, 1929, in Fort Dodge, daughter of Charles and Myrtle  Dickerson Cumpston. She married Earl W. Mestad … Continue reading

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UK Museum of Migration

A group is seeking to create Britain’s first major Museum of Migration. Volunteers have been formed under the leadership of Barbara Roche, former Minister for Immigration, and scoping research has been completed, published by ippr. They are now seeking funds to engage a … Continue reading

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