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Sunderland Parish Surname Indices

I thought this may be useful for people to access free records for the above. Go to:

http://www.durham-images.org/public/cem ... arrec.html

Simply click on the church that you want to view for say baptisms (for this example Holy Trinity East End)

http://www.durham-images.org/public/par ... index.html

Simply select the first two letters of the surname (for this example DO):

http://www.durham-images.org/public/par ...
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Military Ancestors Commonwealth War Graves

Just thought I would put this link up for anyone wanting to find a war grave for a military ancestor.

https://www.cwgc.org/

If you put in your ancestor's name it will show all those with that name.

An example - I put in William Fox.

https://www.cwgc.org/search-results?ter ... liam%2BFox

You can add which war and which country they served with.

As you can see, it ...
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Malta Family History

The Malta Family History website, which contains many transcriptions, no longer appears to be operating. However there is an archived version of the website, so the information can still be accessed.
https://web.archive.org/web/20180806125 ... story.com/

The website contains "information about British men and women who were born, married, died, served in the Royal Navy, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, the British Army, were residents on the island, or in some ...
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Parish Locator

It's a nifty little freeware program useful for when you want to adjacent parishes within a certain radius.
It can be found at: http://www.benynet.co.uk/parishlocator.html It works on various flavours of Windows up to 10.
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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
https://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=61596

Cheers
Maureen
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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
https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Fa ... rch_Groups

Note

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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