Daily Archives: October 2, 2011

Historical street & pub history directory

http://deadpubs.co.uk/  The Historical street and Pub history directory of London, Essex, Kent, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Middlesex, Suffolk, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Sussex, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Devon and Dorset.  This historical street & Pub history directory is built around the historical Pubs and churches. It … Continue reading

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Black Country Bugle (UK)

If you have names of interest in the Black Country area of the UK go to http://www.blackcountrybugle.co.uk/Home/  There is a search facility but I found no CUMPSTONs – see if you have more success.

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American Battle Monuments Commission William D CUMPSTON and Robert L CUMPSTONE

The American Battle Monuments Commission, established by the Congress in 1923, is an agency of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. The Commission—guardian of America’s overseas commemorative cemeteries and memorials—honors the service, achievements and sacrifice of United States Armed … Continue reading

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How the UK Guardian newspaper covered the last 100 years

Take a look at http://century.guardian.co.uk/ where you can search in 10 year blocks.    

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Australian cemeteries

A name search of the following site for regional cemeteries in South Australia may be useful to some.  The Mt Barker cemetery information has recently been extensively upgraded and checked http://www.dcmtbarker.sa.gov.au/site/page.cfm?u=610  The Mount Barker Cemetery was officially opened in the early 1850′s … Continue reading

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Will transcriptions website

Many researchers share information on these web pages.  http://www.willtranscriptions.co.uk  Peter, who runs this site would be pleased to receive contributions. He writes: “I have now added a new section on the wills site, which is where we can list the details of … Continue reading

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Charles CUMBER b 1836 Toronto

Cherie Czumak cczumak@aol.com wrote to me about Charles Cumber. Charles CUMBER b. 1836 was her Great Grandfather — He was a quaker and attended the Ackworth school in Yorkshire (1845-1850) and was the ordinary seaman on the Dispatch.  He married Anna Maria Louisa … Continue reading

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Newseum – 800 newspapers worldwide

I’ve written previously about Newseum which through a special agreement with more than 800 newspapers worldwide, displays their front pages each day on its website. The front pages are in their original, unedited form, and some may contain material that is … Continue reading

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Yorkshire research

If you are searching for Yorkshire relatives why not check out http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/YKS/index.html; http://www.ryedalefamilyhistory.org; http://www.wharfedalefhg.org.uk; http://www.yorkshireparishregisters.com; http://www.yorkshireroots.org.uk;  

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West Yorkshire Parish Records on Ancestry

        West Yorkshire, England, Births  and Baptisms, 1813-1906 are now available at http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2252&bm=W Images:  229,736 Records:  2,029,438 West Yorkshire, England, Marriages  and Banns, 1813-1921 http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2253&bm=W    Images:  473,388 Records:  2,185,089 West Yorkshire, England, Deaths  and Burials, 1813-1997 http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2254&bm=W  Continue reading

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