Category Archives: England and Wales

Summary of WWI records available online

Since Remembrance Sunday is tomorrow, now seems a good time to pull together a summary of the World War One records that are available online. Medal Roll Index Cards These were generated by the Army and list a man’s entitlement … Continue reading

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Census street indexes for England and Wales

Anyone who used to search the census returns for England and Wales at the old Family Records Centre in London before its closure in 2008 would have been used to the large binders of street indexes to the 1841-1891 census … Continue reading

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Some record offices to get free access to 1911 census

The National Archives (TNA) has just announced that seven record offices across England and Wales will get free access to the 1911 census for England and Wales. The record offices are in: Birmingham Exeter Aberystwyth Manchester Norwich Nottingham Newcastle upon … Continue reading

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London Metropolitan Archives’ records start to go online at Ancestry

Indexes to, and digital images of, the records held by London Metropolitan Archives have started to appear online at Ancestry. The whole collection spans over 400 years from the 1500s to the 1900s and covers parish baptism and marriage registers, … Continue reading

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New Year ….. New Data

London is currently shivering under a thick layer of snow which, according to the news, is the heaviest for 18 years. So this seems like a good time for an update on some of the new data that’s appeared online … Continue reading

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