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1939 and all that

Findmypast exhorts me to find out about my family on the eve of war. This is mainly not mysterious as I did a junior school project in the late 1960s. 1,446 more words

Family History

Non-Traditional Genealogical Record Sets

I’m starting to notice more and more non-traditional genealogical record sets being added to the subscription websites. Perhaps they’ve always been there but I just haven’t paid much attention to them.   115 more words


PERSI Image and Index Update

From Findmypast . . . “In this latest update, 87,777 images have been added to 15 different publications. The entire PERSI index has also been updated.


My Drummer boy

In my last post I mentioned my great-grandfather Thomas Alfred Oakes was a private with the 6th Cheshire regiment and how because of him I got my middle name. 310 more words

Family History

FindMyPast Making Military Records Free All Weekend

FindMyPast is making its military records free to access all weekend. ” In honor of Remembrance Day, from November 10th to the 13th, you can explore Findmypast’s entire collection of over 70 million military records covering some of modern history’s most significant conflicts free of charge.”

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Findmypast Makes Access to All Military Records for Veterans Day 2016

From GeneaPress:

Leading family history website, Findmypast, has just announced that they will be making their entire collection of military records free for four days to coincide with Veterans Day 2016.

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How to use the Findmypast tree

A video demonstration followed by FAQs to help you build and manage your family tree at Findmypast. Watch it now at Findmypast