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Pre-1901 Irish census records available on Find my past Ireland

May 7, 2014

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Last week the The National Archives of Ireland and  Find my past anounced the release of over 600,000 Irish census records. These records cover the period 1821-1851 and have been made available through… Read More ›

Victorian will and probate index updated

November 27, 2013

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Good news from the Public Record Office Victoria – they’ve updated their online will and probate index! You can now search for will and probate records from 1841 – 2007.… Read More ›

Are you making the most of Google?

July 30, 2012

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Shauna Hicks delivered a great start to this year’s Family History Feast with her talk Google genealogy: are you making the most of Google? Most of us use Google but… Read More ›

New to Ancestry Library Edition

October 13, 2011

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Ancestry have added a number of interesting records to their database recently. The Australian Electoral Rolls database has been updated to include years ranging from 1903 – 1980 (previously only… Read More ›

Finding Cadel or researching your Welsh ancestry

Finding Cadel or researching your Welsh ancestry

September 22, 2011

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Wales is a country which tends to be overshadowed by its larger neighbour England in many ways, and that includes genealogical research. Unlike those of Scotland and Ireland, Welsh records… Read More ›

A wizard, a daring suffragette and a census return

July 29, 2011

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As family historians we crave to know who our ancestors are. A name is only one part of this. We want to know their story, what their life was like,… Read More ›

New to Ancestry Library Edition

July 27, 2011

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Ancestry have recently added the following Australian databases to their website Tasmania, Australia, Passenger Arrivals, 1829-1957 Western Australia, Australia, Crew and Passenger Lists, 1852-1930 New South Wales, Australia, Immigration Deposit… Read More ›

British parliamentary papers & your family history

June 8, 2011

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British parliamentary papers might seem an unlikely source of information about your family’s history, but they are well worth digging in to. Bearing in mind how far the British Empire… Read More ›

New Irish records now available on Ancestry.com

March 22, 2011

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A collection of valuable Irish land records are now available on the Ancestry.com website. You can search nineteenth century tithe applotment books, Griffith’s valuation records and ordnance survey maps that… Read More ›

Hurstbridge Advertiser 1922-39 now available on Trove

February 10, 2011

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Another Victorian newspaper has been added to the growing collection of digitised newspapers available on the Trove website. While you can search and browse some issues of the Hurstbridge Advertiser… Read More ›