FindMyPast Fridays 30 September 2016

The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays. United States Billion Graves Cemetery Index Canada Billion Graves Cemetery Index Australia Graves Cemetery Index England Billion Graves Cemetery Index New Zealand Billion Graves Cemetery Index Scotland Billion Graves Cemetery Index Ireland Billion Graves Cemetery Index Wales Billion Graves Cemetery Index British Army, Worldwide… Continue reading FindMyPast Fridays 30 September 2016

Ancestry updates 29 September 2016

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at this week UPDATED Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1962 28/09/2016 Teltow-Fläming, Germany, Marriages, 1874-1923 27/09/2016 Schwäbisch Hall, Germany, Deaths, 1876-1950 27/09/2016 Mittweida, Germany, Marriages, 1876-1921 27/09/2016 Altenburg, Germany, Births, 1874-1901 27/09/2016 Sibiu, Romania, Military Conscription Contributions, 1689-1807 27/09/2016 Teltow-Fläming, Germany, Births, 1874-1903 27/09/2016 Mittweida, Germany, Births, 1876-1905 27/09/2016 Schwäbisch Hall,… Continue reading Ancestry updates 29 September 2016


FamilySearch updates 26 September 2016

The following are the New and Updated collections at FamilySearch this week Dominican Republic, Catholic Church Records, 1590-1955 23 Sep 2016 New York, New York City, Police Census, 1890 23 Sep 2016 Spain, Diocese of Santander, Catholic Church Records, 1538-1985 23 Sep 2016 New York State Census, 1905  22 Sep 2016 England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984 22… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 26 September 2016

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Books do you read?

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) What kind of books do you read now and do they reflect your genealogy hobby? What was the last book… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – What Books do you read?

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Skempton

The ancestor in my tree with this surname is Elizabeth Skempton. My ancestral line is: 1 Lois Whimpey 2 Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) 3 Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990) 6 Wilfred Palmer Marr (1892-1955) 7 Edith Meriden Docwra (1904-1948) 14 Harry Docwra (1866-1934) 15 Emily Alice Oliver (1877-1925) 30 George Oliver (1846-1930) 31 Elizabeth Ann Ball… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Skempton


FindMyPast Fridays 23 September 2016

The following are the collections featured in this week’s FindMyPast Fridays. Cheshire Vital Records Browse 1500-1991 The Shipwrecked Passenger Book: Sailing Westbound from Europe for the Americas 1817-1875 Quintin Collections - United States Family Histories United States, State & Local Histories Britain, School and University Register Books The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record The… Continue reading FindMyPast Fridays 23 September 2016