Monthly Archives: November 2011

Edward Leonard COMPSTON Canada and the UK

I’ve added a new page with lots of photos about Edward.  This new information links with others in the tree of the famous golfer Archie Compston.  Edward was his first cousin.  Here is a photo of Edward and his wife … Continue reading

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Margaret Leona Cumpston WILSON

I was delighted today to hear from Nevin CUMPSTON who sent me the obituary of Margaret.  100 years old, of Waynesburg, she died at 7:55 p.m. Sunday, November 13, 2011. You can read more about her on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/margaret-leona-cumpston/4557955810Continue reading

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Ralph CUMSTON City of Marion Ohio

1st Ward, Ralph Cumston – Term expires 12/31/2011 Ralph Cumston has served as represented the 1st Ward on City Council since 1995. Ralph resides at 1060 Bahama Drive with his wife Patty and two children Megan and Andy.  Ralph has … Continue reading

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Useful websites for Family Research

Sharon Hartas, wife of Ian Hartas who created the UKBMD Sites has steadily built up some very useful indexes to ‘Useful websites for Family Research.’ http://www.ukgdl.org.uk/ UK Genealogical Directories and Lists on the Internet ,  and http://www.ukmfh.org.uk/ UK Military Family History on the Internet. … Continue reading

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Kenya Gazette Archive Search

The search engine for the Kenya Gazette Archive has been  developed by the National Council for Law Reporting and Google Inc to enable  full-text search within and across our collection of Kenya Gazette editions  spanning over a century…and counting. Downloading … Continue reading

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Mapping our Anzacs

Mapping our Anzacs gives you three ways to commemorate the original Anzacs: locate a service person add to the scrapbook build a tribute http://mappingouranzacs.naa.gov.au/about.aspx Locate a service person  The heart of Mapping our Anzacs is a tool to browse 375,971 … Continue reading

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Modernising Civil Registration – England and Wales

The GRO for England and Wales has just posted the following update at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies-public-bodies/ips/civil-registration/modernising-civil-registration/, entitling the post Modernising Civil Registration: The way we register births and deaths, and give notice to marry is being modernised. Registration online In March 2006, … Continue reading

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IWM’s First World War Centenary Programme

http://www.1914.org/faces/ As part of the IWM’s First World War Centenary Programme, photographs from the Museum’s ‘Bond of of Sacrifice’ are being uploaded to the photo-sharing site Flickr in a set called ‘Faces of the First World War’. On Armistice Day … Continue reading

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93 years ago – the end of WW1

On this day in 1918, 93 years ago, Allied and German troops agreed to end the First World War. More than 8 million men and women saw service in the British forces during ‘the war to end all wars‘, a … Continue reading

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Steve Archer’s website – IGI batch number

This website lists most of the extracted batches for the British Isles that previously formed part of the IGI (International Genealogical Index), the on-line database created by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints(LDS). Although the IGI is no longer … Continue reading

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