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What stories might your ancestors tell?

Talk: Finding Your Ancestors on

Talk: Finding Your Ancestors on   Do you have trouble finding your ancestors on (the biggest subscription family history website)? With billions of records waiting to be discovered sometimes in your search you generate hundreds of...

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Using UK Parish Registers

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...

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Talk: Tracing your alien ancestors

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...

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Your ancestors in Slovenia

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....

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Your ancestors in Slovakia

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...

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Workshop: Wills (pre-1858)

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...

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