Category Archives: Research resources

North Yorkshire County Council map

 Tracy found this useful map on the County Council website at http://maps.northyorks.gov.uk/connect/?mapcfg=Roads It is very handy for finding individual buildings if you don’t know the area and also giving the postcodes so you can Sat Nav your way to the door!

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FamilySearch Adds Free Records for 10 Countries

FamilySearch Adds Free Records for 10 Countries   The following announcement was written by FamilySearch: FamilySearch Adds Free Records for 10 Countries U.S. collections added for Iowa, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Vermont, and Wisconsin.  22 Twenty-two collections for 10 countries were … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Beverley, East Yorkshire Archives

Have just spent 3 days in Beverley in East Yorkshire,  at the Early Music Festival, and took the opportunity of visiting the East Riding Archives in Beverley.   I was delighted to deposit with them a copy of my latest book … Continue reading

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CUMPSTONE – Howden deeds

My colleague Janet Higman kindly found two deed entries for me from the Freehold Deeds of Howden and District 1736-1895 from the East Yorkshire Family History Society. They refer to the Rev. George CUMPSTONE of Howden, Clerk and John CUMPSTONE of Howden surgeoun and apothecary.  You can … Continue reading

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The Brotherton Library, York

Did you know that the Brotherton Library will be 75 years old this year? To mark such a wonderful anniversary, a series of events have been planned celebrating the past, present and future of the Library.  All the events are free … Continue reading

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Non-Conformist Registers 1694 – 1921 for London

Non-Conformist Registers 1694 – 1921 for London are now online at http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1906

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