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Job Titles

Can anyone recommend either a book or website that lists job titles and their descriptions for the Victorian/Edwardian eras?
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1939 England and Wales Register now also on Ancestry.

The 1939 Register database, previously only on findmypast, has recently been added to Ancestry.

1939 England and Wales Register

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FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups

The following was recently mentioned on the FamilySearch Feedback Forum

FamilySearch Wiki page FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups ... rch_Groups


To sign up to these Community groups you firstly need to be signed up to FamilySearch, and secondly you need to agree to the conditions as per the image following, without being given any details of FamilySearch Community (which I consider a negative, and I don't know ...
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Are you researching these names?

Hi, my name's Gill. I collect Edwardian postcards especially ones that have been written and posted. I've got quite a few now and sometimes i like to research the people mentioned. I've found some fascinating stories that way.

I thought I'd share some of them on here in the hopes that someone may have a connection to the people mentioned. I know how much I'd love to come across a postcard written by or to ...
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Rootsweb Mailing Lists update 2018/03/06

I have recently received an email from Rootsweb which said in part

"We'd like to provide you with an update on the RootsWeb mailing list service.

We are on track to bring the mailing lists back online by the end of this month. The mailing list archives will be up and running with current emails in them. We are in the process of importing the old archives into the new system which will take some ...
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State Library of New South Wales

State Library of New South Wales has a number of portals to old newspapers (including British) that can be searched. You can log in and use the resources from home if you have a library card (and pin number) from any library in NSW. For example - I live in Castle Hill and simply log in using my Membership Number and Pin for Castle Hill library.
I have been able to search UK and Irish ...
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NZ passenger lists on FamilySearch-indexes and imag

There is a set of images on Familysearch, viewable on your home computer, called
"New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, passenger lists, 1839-1973"
The catalogue link is
This consists of three collections
New Zealand, emigration registers, 1839-1850 / New Zealand Company
New Zealand, passenger lists, 1883-1973 / New Zealand. Department of Social Security
New Zealand, passenger lists, Canterbury provincial assisted immigrants, 1840-1880s / New Zealand Company

Click through to ...
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Is MyHeritage useful

I ask this because I paid about £50 for the lowest level subscription and it seems to me that they just want me to add other peoples trees to my tree. There appears to be no way of searching. I have emailed them.

Have I got the wrong end of the stick? Does anyone like this site?
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FamilySearch Change

Get this in before Maureen!
"Searching and viewing historical records will soon require you to be logged in with a free FamilySearch Account" ... -benefits/
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Websites/pages about Family History Photos

I am compiling a list of websites/webpages that have a connection with Family History photographs in any of it's forms. If you have used a useful page or have a page of your own that contains your ancestors photographs then please get in touch! I am particularly interested in military photographs and any connected with Leicestershire.
Thank you!
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