Daily Archives: December 11, 2011

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas: A Grim Almanac of Georgian London

Another new book is by Graham Jackson & Cate Ludlow and due to be published on 9th January 2012, £14.99 978-0-7524-6170-0 Image by Dr Max via Flickr It outlines a day-to-day catalogue of dreadful deeds, brutal murders and strange occurrences from … Continue reading

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‘The Story of Brough-under-Stainmore’ by Margaret Gowling

‘The Story of Brough-under-Stainmore’ by Margaret Gowling has just been published and I only got as far as the Foreword when I spotted Cuthbert Cumpston.  You can read more about him and his family on my website http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/brough-cumpstons/4533669886  Also if … Continue reading

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The Guild of One Name Studies – flexible membership

As a registered member of The Guild of One-Name Studies (www.one-name.org) I am pleased to announce that it has introduced flexible membership joining rates in six currencies. Image via Wikipedia This will enable new members to assess the benefits of the … Continue reading

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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org) has announced a new series of signs to be unveiled across the UK: Image via Wikipedia As part of a drive to increase awareness of the number of Commonwealth war casualties buried in cemeteries within … Continue reading

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Facebook pages and hidden messages – warning

Many genealogists have Facebook pages and use them as a way to connect with others researching their ancestry. Image via CrunchBase This link has appeared on my Facebook page but I thought I would put it here as well in case there … Continue reading

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The Orphan Chamber Cape Town Archives

There is an excellent searchable online database administered by the Universities of Cape Town and the Western Cape, in partnership with the Cape Town Archives Repository and the National Archives at The Hague, whose goal is “to make a complete … Continue reading

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