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An Occupational Hazard?

Frederick Andrew CULLEY and Annie LANGFORD married in 1881 and brought nine children into the world. The first three births were registered in Somerset, the others in Scarborough. 366 more words


My Genealogy Favorite Things Gift Guide

With the holidays just around the corner, I thought this would be a good opportunity to list some of my genealogy favorite things.  Although this list is mainly geared toward the family historian/genealogist in your life, honestly, these items aren’t just for the family historian.  385 more words

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Gianna the Treasure Hunter

Gianna the Great is welcoming another book to her series of adventures. This time she is helping her friend Stephanie find out about her family history. 31 more words


Explore Archives Week: The Rate Books

Bury Archives have signed up to an exciting campaign which will take place over the next seven days (18th – 26th November). Led by The National Archives, ‘ 473 more words


Why did they leave?

There has been much supposition by descendants as to why ancestors leave their homeland and embarked on a new life in a foreign land.

Apart from the obvious reasons – unemployment and economic distress, being conscripted into the military, and displacement from war itself, there is also the consideration of Famine. 564 more words

(Almost) 70 Years Of Memories Of My Father!!!

Hello Readers!!!

I am doing a special post for my father today because in exactly 3 days my father will be 70 years old!! The first photo you see below you was taken by yours truly when we went on a day road trip (just the two of us) in search of a Nebraska State Park on August 11, 2017 and where we ended up was two counties south of where my city of Omaha, Nebraska is located, to a town in Cass County called Louisville, Nebraska, where we visited the Platte River State Park. 1,964 more words

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Who was Charles Perthlin?

On the eleventh of July 1902, a young woman died in Cardiff following childbirth. She was Lucy Jane Perthlin, formerly Sandoe, born in Cardiff in 1873, the daughter of William Sandoe and Mary, formerly Butland. 917 more words

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