Daily Archives: May 9, 2012

Newspaperarchive.com

http://www.newspaperarchive.com This site advertises that it is ‘The World’s Largest Online Newspaper featuring over 120 million newspaper pages. The newspaper archive dates back from 1609 to the present. Plus the database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around … Continue reading

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‘We of the West Riding’ film

If you want 21 minutes of sheer delight watch this You Tube film called ‘We of the West Riding.’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WohhLX_YLlE It also covers the Dales and Skipton and is an absolute gem filmed in 1945. Watch for the 3 dales … Continue reading

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What’s New at Durham Records Online

Durham Records Online consistently gives one of the best updates to their holdings.  The latest offering includes: Auckland St. Andrew baptisms 1820-1851 & burials 1821-1850 a large data set from Auckland St. Andrew 5,815 baptisms covering 1820 through June 1851 … Continue reading

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Mary Jane COMPSTON married Rev George KERRY in India in 1895

Serampore Convocation (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 2012-03-31 I was pleased to hear from Marc Kerry   about his relative Mary Jane Compston who is a member of the Lancashire family tree 1 on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk Message: Mary married the Rev … Continue reading

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