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Friday Finds 12 Jan 2018

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The  following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au for the this week. UPDATED Web: Manitoba, Canada, Birth Index, 1870-1917 ‎10‎/‎01‎/‎2018 UPDATED U.S. Compiled Service Records, Post-Revolutionary War… Continue reading Friday Finds 12 Jan 2018

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #2 Favourite Photo – William Whimpey (1789-1870)

I have chosen as my favourite photo the one for my 3x great grandfather, William Whimpey. William Wimpey was born 5 May 1789 in Frome, Somerset, England[1], and baptized 27 March 1790 at Frome St John[2].  He was the fourth child of Joseph Wimpey and Rebekah Dredge. A family group sheet for William and Elizabeth,… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #2 Favourite Photo – William Whimpey (1789-1870)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #1 Start – Isaac Whimpey (1827-1912)

Amy Johnson Crow on her website has introduced a new series of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks series.  Although I did start a 52 Ancestors series last year, I have decided to abandon that series, and start from scratch for the new year. For this first post, the topic is Start.  This is appropriate… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #1 Start – Isaac Whimpey (1827-1912)

Ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Friday Finds, My Heritage

Friday Finds 29 Dec 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. I’m running late with the post this week, as it is just after midnight here in Australia. There are no new or updated collections this week.… Continue reading Friday Finds 29 Dec 2017

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Reginald William Brede

I haven’t determined yet how Reginald was related to me.  This is Reginald’s pedigree chart. Edward Docwra was born in Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England.  My 2x great grandfather, Alfred Docwra, had also been born in Bassingbourn.  Since the surname is uncommon, and both families were from Bassingbourn, it seems likely that they are related, but I… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Reginald William Brede

Ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Friday Finds

Friday Finds 22 Dec 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. There were no new collections at Ancestry this week. The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays England, Greater Manchester Burials 1570-1990 England, Greater… Continue reading Friday Finds 22 Dec 2017

Ancestry.com.au, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Friday Finds

Friday Finds 15 Dec 2017

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The  following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au for the this week. UPDATED Texas, Naturalization Records, 1852-1991 13/12/2017 UPDATED New Mexico, Civil Records of New Spain, 1621-1821… Continue reading Friday Finds 15 Dec 2017