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First GRO certificate – 1st July 1837

Whilst reading the latest issue of Family Tree magazine (UK issue, Vol 31 No 6, March 2015) I came across an interesting question from a reader in the ‘Dear Tom’ section. 811 more words

Everyday Archivist

Good News for people searching for relatives in England

Looks like the General Register Office (GRO) can take steps to allow access to birth, marriage and death information in England without the need to order expensive certificates, after a change in the law. 24 more words

Family Tree

Pause and enigma

The Calderon quotations that feature in my preceding two posts come from a letter George wrote to Kittie today, 11 October 1914, which was a Sunday. 472 more words

George Calderon

I found Eva Nicolaus in Wales - sometimes you just have to have a little faith ;)

OMG!! I really found the marriage entry of my greataunt in Wales!! #nicolaus #genealogy #chanceofoneinamillion

— Barbara Schmidt (@BarbFFm) September 1, 2014

That was my first reaction yesterday after opening the mail.

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My Great-Great-Grandparents’ Marriage Certificate: Small Details Reveal So Much

As I celebrate the newest member of my extended family, I am also thinking about my great-great-grandparents, Jacob and Sarah Cohen.  A while back I had sent for their… 722 more words

Family Information And Updates

My Great-Great Grandmother Rachel Jacobs Cohen: Her Death Certificate

I have received a certified copy of my great-great grandmother’s death certificate from the General Register Office in London.  This is my first English vital record, and I was quite excited to receive it.  343 more words

Family Information And Updates

An interesting meeting on the morning of April 1st, to discuss various issues around implementing phase 2 of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act – specifically those which would affect marriages involving trans people seeking gender recognition. 2,847 more words

Trans Issues