Archives for September 2009

Cheshire Parish Register Project

 

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Database project undertaken by the Cheshire Archives and the universities of Liverpool & Manchester. This project involves 21 parishes in Cheshire.

http://www.csc.liv.ac.uk/~cprdb/

 

Yesterdays Journeys

 

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What a lovely looking site this one is; clear and easy to use. There is so much here for the Derbyshire researcher. Apprenticeship Records, Bastardy Bonds, Cemetery Records, Coroners Reports, Settlement Certificates and much, much more. One of those sites where you need to make a cuppa before you start looking because you are going to be here a while!

http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~spire/Yesterday/index.htm

Free Indexes to Irish Records

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The title of this website might lead you to think it is confined to Leitrim & Roscommon, but in actual fact it covers the whole of Ireland. Worth a look, one of the indexes might just hold the very clue you need!

http://www.leitrim-roscommon.com/index.shtml

 

 

Historical Directories

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A wide range of trade directories for England & Wales. Dates range from 1700’s to the early 1900’s. A great way to locate ancestors between the census in the 19th century. Funded by the Lottery Fund and maintained by Leicester University.

http://www.historicaldirectories.org/hd/

 

 

Census Finder

 

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This website is a guide to finding free census indexes online for UK, USA & Canada.

http://www.censusfinder.com/