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A Family Crisis in 1890?

This post is about something that is very much a work-in-progress. I’m researching the family of Martha Ann BEAN, who married Ottiwell H S BUTLER… 551 more words

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A puzzle in the 1871 Census

Researching theatrical ancestors has its pros and cons. On the plus side, they often get a lot of newspaper coverage during their careers, and if you’re lucky, you might find some promotional photographs. 695 more words

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Ancestry - White, Black or Shades of Grey?

Let’s talk about Ancestry a bit. For many genealogists, especially amateurs like me, Ancestry is the place to create and research your family tree. Ever since the demise of Family Tree Maker, which was taken over by Ancestry and then mothballed after the trend towards online storage and sharing of family trees became apparent, Ancestry has become the premier place to create and investigate your…well, ancestry. 1,102 more words

Online Genealogy: Roman Catholic records for England

Everyone needs a bit of genealogical research serendipity.

For the past few weeks I’ve been researching a family of London ancestors as a case study for a… 520 more words

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Online Genealogy: JSTOR

I’ve just signed up with JSTOR to get access to some academic articles that might be useful for my research. At the moment I have a free  153 more words

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Online Genealogy: HathiTrust books

Today’s nice find is from a website I hadn’t come across before – the HathiTrust digital library. HathiTrust is “a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world”. 111 more words

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