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What stories might your ancestors tell?
Talk: Finding Your Ancestors on Ancestry.co.uk Do you have trouble finding your ancestors on Ancestry.co.uk (the biggest subscription family history website)? With billions of records waiting to be discovered sometimes in your search you generate hundreds of...read more
Using UK Parish Registers Parish registers record baptism, banns, marriage and burial – note the difference compared to Civil Registration. Your research entry into Parish registers could be from the ‘place of birth’ column in the UK census. When searching Parish...read more
Talk: Tracing your alien ancestors Do you have family stories, myths or legends about ancestors arriving from elsewhere hundreds of years ago? Does your skin, hair, eye colour lead you to believe your ancestors weren't originally British? Do you have a more recent...read more
Your ancestors in Slovenia Slovenia (officially The Republic of Slovenia) is a country most Europeans will recognise as part of the former Yugoslavia. Ljubljana is the capital with Maribor, Kranj, Celje, Koper, Novo Mesto, Velenje, Murska Sobota as other major cities....read more
Your ancestors in Slovakia Slovakia (officially The Slovak Republic) is a Country with a rich history and a very high standard of living. With a population of 5.6 million it has been a member of the European Union since 2004. Bratislava is the capital with Kosice as...read more
Workshop: Wills (pre-1858) My workshop introduces your group to pre-1858 Wills, where to search for them, how to overcome brick-walls in their research and techniques for reading old Wills. This is an Interactive workshop rather than a talk. If you wish to book a talk...read more