Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 31 August 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week West Yorkshire, England, Select Removal and Settlement Records, 1689-1866 NEW 8/27/2015 No. of records 14195 Slovakia, Vranov Transport List, 1942 NEW 8/27/2015 No. of records 1194 Poland, Auschwitz Work Cards, 1944-1945 NEW 8/27/2015 No. of records 852 Compiled List of Jews in Concentration Camps, 1945 NEW 8/27/2015… Continue reading Ancestry updates 31 August 2015

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – The Wayback Machine

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun.  Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun.  This week the mission was: 1)  Do you have a website or a blog?  Or know someone with one?  Pick yours, or theirs or another. 2)  Now go… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – The Wayback Machine

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Clement(s) (England)

The ancestor with this surname in my tree is my 3x great grandmother, Elizabeth Clement. My line is: 1. Lois V. Whimpey 2. Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) 3. Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990) 4. John Ernest Whimpey (1884-1960) 5. Ivy May Harley (1890-1959) 8. Joseph Whimpey (1848-1919) 9. Sarah Jane Sharp (1853-1906) 16. Joseph Whimpey (1819-1902)… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Clement(s) (England)

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 27 August 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 7,083 records with images Last updated 26 Aug 2015 Utah, Eureka and Payson, Births and Deaths, 1898-1903 17 records with images Last updated 25 Aug 2015 United States Census, 1840 2,566,893 records with images Last updated 25 Aug 2015 Texas, Naturalization Records,… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 27 August 2015

United Kingdom · Wills & probate

Wednesdays Resources – Probate Calendars England & Wales

Two weeks ago, I wrote about UK Gov Find a Will, which can be used instead of the England & Wales Probate Calendar collection at ancestry.  One of the featured collections in last week’s FindMyPast Fridays was Probate Calendars England & Wales. I currently don’t have a subscription to FindMyPast, but I have subscribed to… Continue reading Wednesdays Resources – Probate Calendars England & Wales

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #34 William Whimpey

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week’s theme was about the Non-population censuses.  Since I haven’t come across any relatives on these special census schedules, I have decided to go “off… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #34 William Whimpey

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 24 August 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 UPDATED 8/20/2015 No. of records 6427235 Manchester, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930 (Cathedral) UPDATED 8/20/2015 425377 UK, American Loyalist Claims, 1776-1835 UPDATED 8/20/2015 30752 UK, Foreign and Overseas Registers of British Subjects, 1628-1969 UPDATED 8/20/2015 164268 U.S. City Directories, 1822-1989 UPDATED… Continue reading Ancestry updates 24 August 2015

My Family History · Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Golden Anniversaries

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun.  Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun.  This week the mission was:  1) After I wrote my blog post yesterday about the newspaper article for my second great-grandparents golden wedding anniversary, I thought to myself "Self,… Continue reading Sunday afternoon genealogy fun – Golden Anniversaries

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Chatterton (England)

The first person in my family tree with this surname is Anna Maria Chatterton. My ancestral line is 1. Lois V. Whimpey 2. Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) 3. Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990) 4. John Ernest Whimpey (1884-1960) 5. Ivy May Harley (1890-1959) 8. Joseph Whimpey (1848-1919) 9. Sarah Jane Sharp (1853-1906) 18. Henry Sharp (1826-1892)… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Chatterton (England)