Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

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February 25th, 2015

The hands of justice

With DNA and computer records, policing has come a long way in the last century. But one thing remains eerily similar – the humble mugshot. These 1880s photographs were among the first of their kind, showing a host of sepia-printed criminals staring into the camera and holding up their hands to show tattoos or missing […] Read more...

February 6th, 2015

Bring your past to life

Discover your Ancestors. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

February 6th, 2015

UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960

UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

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February 6th, 2015

Naturalisation case papers 1801-1870

These are naturalisation petitions completed by individuals applying to become British citizens between 1801 and 1871. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

November 18th, 2014

UK, WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls, 1914-1920

This collection contains records of people who served in WWI and were entitled to medals and awards. Records include details such as name, rank, unit, and possibly other service details. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

November 5th, 2014

Incredible collection of first ‘tabloids’ which reveal crimes and dying confessions of hanged 18th century convicts due to be sold at auction

An incredible collection of the earliest tabloid ‘newspapers’, which detail the shocking crimes and dying confessions of hanged 18th century convicts, are due to be sold at auction next week. The so-called ‘Execution Broadsides’ – which usually consisted of just a single sheet of paper – documented the gruesome and gory facts and rumours which […] Read more...

November 3rd, 2014

Lost archive that shows pitiful poverty of the real Artful Dodgers: Touching portraits of London’s Victorian street children taken by photographer who took up their plight

Their boots barely hang together. Their clothes are ragged hand-me-downs. And for most a hot bath is a distant memory. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

November 3rd, 2014

Napoleon’s warriors stand proud… decades after the Battle of Waterloo: Fascinating images show former soldiers posing in their old uniforms

These fascinating portraits are believed to be the only surviving images of French veterans who fought in the Napoleonic Wars of 1803–1815 wearing the uniforms they fought in. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

October 25th, 2014

Ten Innovations in Online Genealogy Search – Part II

Part II of our article looks at more great innovations to help you get the most out of your online genealogy- searches. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...

October 18th, 2014

Newest Genealogy Records

Below is a listing of the newest genealogy records that have become available on the internet. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet Read more...
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