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Mar 25, 2017

Guide to a death certificate in England and Wales

A death certificate is useful because it can help you to determine whether you have found the correct death registration in the GRO Index

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Feb 25, 2017

Guide to a marriage certificate in England and Wales

A marriage certificate is important so you can make sure that a couple you had been led to believe married each other actually had

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Feb 19, 2017

Guide to a Birth certificate in England and Wales

A birth certificate is an official record of a birth. Parents are required to register a birth within six weeks

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Feb 11, 2017

Your guide to Census Returns in England and Wales

Census Returns are completed so an official record can be kept of names and addresses at the relevant date, being completed every 10 years since 1801.

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Feb 05, 2017

Your Guide to Marriage Records in Parish Registers

In very early marriage records, it is not all that uncommon to find little information, such as John Jones married his wife

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Feb 04, 2017

GRO Index and Civil Registration in England and Wales

The GRO Index, or General Register Office Index, is a national index of births, marriages and deaths that began on 1st July 1837

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Jan 31, 2017

Your Guide to Baptism Records in Parish Registers

Information contained in baptism records and how you can use that information to further family tree research

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Jan 28, 2017

Buckinghamshire Record Office

Buckinghamshire Record Office's collections cover the county of Buckinghamshire, which includes parts of the county now in Berkshire and Milton Keynes.

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Jan 24, 2015

1851 to 1901 Census Returns of England and Wales

Use the 1851 to 1901 Census Returns - discover more details about your ancestors' lives and watch your family tree grow

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Jan 14, 2015

Banns of Marriage

Banns of Marriage can be read out for three separate Sundays before the date of a marriage unless a marriage licence is applied for

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Jan 13, 2015

Military Records in The National Archives

Most Military Records are available at the National Archives. This section of my site has details about some of those records

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Nov 10, 2014

Leonard Heal Westlake

Leonard Heal Westlake. 1893 - 1979. An only child I believe, parents Mary Ann Heal and Francis Henry Westlake.They lived in the Exeter district. Francis

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Jun 05, 2013

Saskatchewan Family History Societies

This section lists the different associations of Saskatchewan Genealogical Society. It then gives details about each one and what resources they offer

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Jun 05, 2013

Prince Edward Island Family History Societies

Prince Edward Island Family History Societies - Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society has many resources, which include Cemetery Transcripts

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May 24, 2013

Nova Scotia Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Cumberland to Nova Scotia providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 23, 2013

Newfoundland and Labrador Family History Societies

This section lists the associations from Bay St George to Newfoundland and Labrador giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 23, 2013

New Brunswick Family History Societies

This section lists the associations from Grand Falls to New Brunswick giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

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May 22, 2013

Manitoba Family History Societies

This section lists the associations from Manitoba to Mennonite giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

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May 21, 2013

British Columbia Family History Societies

This section details the associations from Comox Valley to Nanaimo giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 21, 2013

British Columbia Family History Societies

This section lists the associations from Abbotsford to Campbell River giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 09, 2013

Alberta Family History Societies

This section lists the state-wide associations from Edmonton to Grande Prairie and District giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 09, 2013

Alberta Family History Societies

This section lists the state-wide associations from Alberta to Camrose giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 07, 2013

Quebec Family History Societies

This section lists the associations from Pontiac to Westmount giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

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May 07, 2013

Quebec Family History Societies

This section lists the state-wide associations from American-Canadian to Morin Heights giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 03, 2013

Scotland Family History Societies

This section lists Scottish associations from Lanarkshire to Moray and Nairn providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 03, 2013

Scotland Family History Societies

This section lists Scottish associations from East Ayrshire to Highland providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 03, 2013

Scotland Family History Societies

This section lists Scottish associations from Buchan to Dumfries and Galloway providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 03, 2013

Scotland Family History Societies

This section lists Scottish associations from Aberdeen to Borders providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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May 01, 2013

Derbyshire Record Office

Derbyshire Record Office holds an extensive collection of resources relating to the County of Derbyshire which covers more than four miles

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May 01, 2013

American Family History Societies

This section lists the country-wide associations from the British Isles FHS to National Genealogical Society giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

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May 01, 2013

Wyoming Family History Societies

This section lists the state-wide association of Wyoming. It then lists associations from Albany to Sheridan giving details about each one and what resources they offer

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Apr 30, 2013

Wisconsin Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Ozaukee to Portage Historical giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 30, 2013

Wisconsin Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Marathon Genealogical to Oconto giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 30, 2013

Wisconsin Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Grant to Langlade giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 30, 2013

Wisconsin Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Dane to Fox Valley giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 30, 2013

Wisconsin Family History Societies

This section lists associations from BIGWILL Genealogists to Chippewa giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 30, 2013

Wisconsin Family History Societies

This section lists the state-wide associations of Wisconsin. It then lists county associations from Arcadia to Barron giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 26, 2013

West Virginia Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Mercer to Roane giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 26, 2013

West Virginia Family History Societies

This section lists the state-wide association of West Virginia. It then lists societies from Boone to Jefferson giving details about what resources they offer

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Apr 25, 2013

Washington Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Loon Lake to Olympia Historical giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 25, 2013

Washington Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Jefferson Genealogical to Lewis giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 25, 2013

Washington Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Grays Harbour to Island giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 25, 2013

Washington Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Clark Genealogical to Fiske giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 25, 2013

Washington Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Bainbridge Island to Clallam giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 25, 2013

Washington Family History Societies

This section lists the state-wide associations from Eastern to Washington State giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

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Apr 22, 2013

Virginia Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Grayson to Hanover giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 22, 2013

Virginia Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Fairfax to Goochland giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 22, 2013

Virginia Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Campbell to Culpeper giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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Apr 22, 2013

Virginia Family History Societies

This section lists associations from Augusta Genealogical to Buckingham giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer

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