Daily Archives: January 31, 2012

Farm Subsidy in Europe – using this site for family history research

The European Union spends around €55 billion a year on farm subsidies. This website helps people find out who gets what, and why.    http://farmsubsidy.org/ is searchable by country and is a really useful tool for family and local historians – not … Continue reading

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What’s New at Durham (UK) Records Online

The Records Office has been busy making changes to the underlying structure of the database, making it easier to add new types of data, such as monumental inscriptions, and adding a new spouse filter for burial searches. The new code should … Continue reading

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The Ships List

http://www.theshipslist.com/ TheShipsList website, online since August 1999, will help you find your ancestors on ships’ passenger lists. It also has immigration reports, newspaper records, shipwreck information, ship pictures, ship descriptions, shipping-line fleet lists and more; as well as hundreds of passenger lists … Continue reading

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has relaunched its website at http://www.cwgc.org. As part of the new site the interface for the Search for War Dead page has been expanded – in addition to previous search parameters you can now also search … Continue reading

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