Tag Archives: Family history

UK National Archives update

The summer issue of Archive Sector Update, the newsletter for all those interested in developments in the archive sector, is now available for download: http://enews.nationalarchives.gov.uk/MAN-GMRH-3BNIRT-6IJXT-0/c.aspx The focus for this issue is on sharing ideas on how archive services can respond to the … Continue reading

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National Probate Calendar 1861-1941 free until 8th July

 Ancestry.co.uk has made the company’s exclusive National Probate Calendar, 1861-1941, completely free to everybody until 8th July. You can search the indexes to see where and when your ancestors died, see the original records to discover how much they left … Continue reading

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Hettie McCargow born Wednesday 22nd June 2011

A big welcome to a very tiny new twig on the CUMPSTON tree.  Hettie is the daughter of my nephew Andrew and his wife Becky in Winchester and sister to Finn.  You can see Andrew’s website at http://www.mccargow.com/biog.html  Check out the next posting … Continue reading

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Join us at the Yorkshire Family History Fair Saturday 25th June York

The Guild of One Name Studies will be at the fair – why not come  and meet us? http://yorkshirefamilyhistoryfair.com/  The Exhibition Centre is fully licensed and equipped. A bar and a cafeteria provide refreshments. The fair is arranged on three floors, … Continue reading

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Guild of One Name Studies – Harrogate meeting 4th June

Looking forward to our Yorkshire regional meeting at Harrogate on Saturday. With over 35 members attending we should have a really interesting day. Speakers include Jackie Depelle a well-known speaker, family history tutor and event tutor http://yourfairladies.ning.com/profile/Jackie  who is speaking on … Continue reading

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4 page listings of major Yorkshire archives

If you are researching in Yorkshire you need a copy of Roy Stockdill’s 4-page listings of major Yorkshire archives, record offices, local studies libraries and specialist museums.  It is now available as a PDF download at….. http://www.sog.org.uk/events/2010show.shtml Go to the page and click … Continue reading

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York Family History Fair

Why not visit the York Family History Fair on Saturday 25th June at the Racecourse?http://yorkshirefamilyhistoryfair.com/ We shall be there with the Guild of One Name Studies table and look forward to meeting visitors

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New ‘Connected histories’ web site

Try the new Connected Histories web site http://www.connectedhistories.org   which brings together a lot of useful information. Connected Histories brings together a range of digital resources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain with a single federated search that allows sophisticated … Continue reading

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