23 Mar 2018 – New Genealogy Record Releases & Updates. This blog contains affiliate links. For more info see disclosure. Let’s see what’s new for us family history hunters this week. Ancestry – 23 Mar 2018 – New Genealogy Record Releases & Updates Ancestry.com USA For my USA based readers there is a very special Ancestry… Read More 23 Mar 2018 – New Genealogy Record Releases & Updates
Did your ancestor leave a will? This is always a very interesting question and the process of finding out is easy to do online. I am sure we all have family legends saying that great grandfather would have been a millionaire if only he hadn’t been cheated out of his rightful inheritance. I have heard… Read More National Probate Index – did your ancestor leave a will?
Understanding Church of England Hierarchy For Your Genealogy Research When using documents such as Parish Registers, Bishops Transcripts, pre 1858 Wills and Probate it is important to understand the Church of England Hierarchy as this can help you know where documents might be held and which databases to look for online. We will start with… Read More Understanding Church of England Hierarchy For Your Genealogy Research
Hidden Records on Ancestry – are you missing a trick? Did you know that not all the records on Ancestry are indexed? Did you know that Ancestry goes into archives and scans lots of books and printed material as well as the main documents such as parish registers and census? And did you know that a… Read More Hidden Records on Ancestry – are you missing a trick?
Marriage Licences, Allegations and Bonds I have recently covered a number of records that would be found in the parish chest and now it is the turn of Marriage Licences, Allegations & Bonds. If a couple decided that they would prefer that banns were not called on three consecutive Sundays in their parish church then… Read More Marriage Licences, Allegations and Bonds