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Quaker records in Ireland

A small collection of records from the Quakers in Ireland is now online at http://www.findmypast.ie. The site announces: Today we launch a small collection of Irish death records from the Quaker Annual Monitor 1849. The Quaker Annual Monitor 1849, or … Continue reading

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Another podcast from the UK National Archives

The National Archives‘ latest podcast features a talk entitled Anxiety, Dread and Disease: British Ports 1834-1870, given by Sarah Hutton at TNA’s diversity week last November. To access, visit www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/podcasts/british-ports.htm. The introduction states ‘As Britain’s status as the ‘workshop of the world’ grew, … Continue reading

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Using the FamilySearch Record Collections

You will know that there have been some problems finding a way around the new familysearch site.Their  team has offered useful helps at  https://www.familysearch.org/node/1545 They say ‘We’ve received many comments from FamilySearch <https://www.familysearch.org/&gt; users telling us that they find the … Continue reading

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Historical Street Archive at the National Archives

Image via Wikipedia This wonderful Historical Street Archive search facility offered online by the National Archives  now includes the 1891 census. So if you know a streetname, this list will tell you which census District/page to search for. This is a … Continue reading

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Colonial administration files to move to The National Archives (TNA) London

The UK Foreign Office is to transfer many overseas colonial administration files to the National Archives – from its website at http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/publications-and-documents/colonial-administration/: The Foreign Office will be making available to the public a large collection of files from former British … Continue reading

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Canada data on line

Library and Archives Canada has put a great deal of data on line.  Here come some general findings with more to come in other postings: 1.  Thomas Cumpston (Niagara District) 1847. File. RG19-E-5-c.  File part of Upper Canada Rebellion losses claims [textual record] … Continue reading

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Queensland State Archives on-line

The Queensland State Archives has progressively added indexes available on-line for records in their keeping.  These indexes can be found at: http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/research/indexes.asp Most recently they have added to the index of Probate records and currently there are indexes for All Districts … Continue reading

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Milo CUMPSTON – USA Veteran’s History Project

This new site has records relating to Milo’s military career and an oral history tape. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/bib/50608  (American Folklife Center, Library of Congress) Milo has his own page on my website at http://www.cumpston.org.uk/milo-j-cumpston-fayetteville/4533614245

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