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Letters Received

W. B. Schwartz also received quite a few letters from family during his time at Leavenworth. The letters were mostly from his daughters, sisters and brothers. 25 more words


Updated Canada Newfoundland Vital Records 1840-1949 Post today

Just updated the Canada Newfoundland Vital Records 1840-1949 post today since FamilySearch Indexing added the links and information to the Wiki Overview page.

Project doesn’t look to be released yet so watch for it if you’re interested. 15 more words


Meet the Family: Kinlet to Acton Burnell, UK

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I have been doing genealogy for a number of years, going back farther and farther in my family history, now over 35,000 people strong! 763 more words


A month later ...

So I take a month off from the blog and what happens? I come down with a really horrible cold virus and spend much of the time feeling yukky. 75 more words

Family History

April's Sale -- it's a big one!

All Library of Virginia Publications are 30% off through the month of April.

Just call me "The Bloodhound"

If you have no interest in genealogy or family history, do yourself a favor and skip this post. It’s long.

Working on our family research is a big part of my life, so I can’t call this blog “allthingsrobin” without talking about it from time to time. 1,258 more words


Manorial records in England and Wales, Part 1

In recent months I have been making more extensive use of manorial records in England, and I thought I would share some basics here. The system and procedure appear to be mostly equivalent in Wales, though I haven’t personally done any research in Welsh manorial records (or more than a tiny amount of Welsh research at all to date). 2,278 more words