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How to use the Billion Graves Index

Gravestones alone aren’t primary sources for genealogical research, but they are a great way to overcome brick walls and to provide clues for obtaining the primary source documents. 12 more words

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FindMyPast Launches a New Subscription Offering

Genealogy peeps! FindMyPast is launching a new subscription offering. “Findmypast has bundled its core US collections, as well as a number of the company’s British offerings, into one package and is offering access to the records at a much lower price than before. 14 more words

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Findmypast Deal for Beginners

If you’re just starting out on your family history adventure, then this is the package for you. For only $34.95 a year you can access over 2.9 billion records, including US birth, marriage and death records, US immigration and travel records, US newspapers and our collection of UK census records.

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How to find the parents of John Brown.

I found via FamilySearch (FS) three candidates baptized at All Saints, Wellington, Shropshire:

1. 23 Feb 1806, son of Benj Brown & Eliz. 259 more words

Family History

Mary's Links for August

Today is my first in a series of monthly posts that will list several interesting genealogy-related links I have found recently. I hope you enjoy! Want more genealogy links? 351 more words

Genealogy

Crime and Punishment

In the July “newsletter” of The National Archives came several announcements of the digitization of criminal records, beginning c1770. Off-site availability are typically through FindMyPast… 130 more words

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British Newspapers - Findmypast

The latest update to the British newspaper collection on Findmypast includes 14 brand new titles and over 1.8 million new articles.

Explore British newspapers nowThe latest newspapers to join the line-up include local and regional publications from around the UK including titles from London, Wales, Yorkshire and Essex. 27 more words

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