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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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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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Records of Britain’s everyday heroes go online for the first time

Over half a million records covering 100 years of the militia – the forerunner of The British Territorial Army – are published online at http://www.findmypast.co.uk/ for the first time These records provide unique descriptions of what your ancestors actually looked like.  … Continue reading

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