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Find My Past: Marriage Finder – Just Who is it Finding?

I have been trying to locate the marriage record for William Cork to his second wife Jane Dame. They would have married between 1864 and 1866, after the death of his first wife (Feb 1864) and before his son by Jane was born in July 1866. 300 more words

Cork Family

Why search the new Birth Indexes at the General Register Office?

“Masterclass: Tracking female relatives who married between 1837-1911” in the December issue of the Lost Cousins Newsletter – a short article that is well worth reading. 299 more words

Research

Certificates for British Civil Registration Available Online

I wish the title of this article were really true!  It’s nearly true – does that count?  If you’re really fast on your keyboards it will be true for a brief time starting 7 November!  358 more words

Research

Ill Advised?

Francesca’s been investigating the death certificates of her ancestors in the hope it will help her with research for her novel.

For anyone who’s been watching the TV series, Poldark, you’ll know that one of the characters died of something they called ‘putrid throat’. 731 more words