Archives for August 2009

West Country Genealogy


West Country AncestryThis website contains thousands of transcripts of parish registers in South East Somerset, Blackmore Vale, Dorset & Meneage area of Cornwall. The author is part of the Online Parish Clerk project. There are also directories and much more on this site. Recommended.


Bath Record Office


Bath RO


Offers an online catalogue, advice for family historians and details of their current project concerning the Bath Georgian Newspapers 1770 – 1800. Bath was an important place during the Georgian period, readers of Jane Austen novels will be well acquainted with the city.





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Old Maps online


Old Maps UK


An extensive range of digital historical maps with zoom in & out facility. These maps can be compared online with a modern OS map.




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Worldwide maps are available from this website, rather like Google maps with a zoom in & out facility, a birds eye view and an aerial view. Only modern maps available on this site, but useful never the less.






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1696 census of Sowton Devon


A transcript of this very rare early census for Sowton in Devon is available on the Genuki website.

Sowton 1696 census



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