October 23, 2017

Archives for December 2010

Graham Smith, London

“Thanks for a brilliant job. If you ever need a few words of praise with regard to your resourceful family tree skills just let me know, as we all feel the service you have provided has gone far beyond what we were expecting. Happy xmas and all the rest.” Graham Smith, London.

If You Think Your Family History Is Complicated …

… spare a thought for these children in a story from The Daily Telegraph. According to The Telegraph; Prince Jonathan Doria Pamphilj was adopted in the 1960’s as an orphan by Frank Pogson and his Italian wife Princess Orietta Doria Pamphilj. He lives with his Brazilian boyfriend and has two children who were born to […]

York City Archives And York Reference Library Merge

Earlier this year York reference library temporarily closed to allow the upgrading of the general library on the floor below to what is known now as The Explore York Learning Centre. Now, the pros and cons of this change to the library were not uppermost in my mind, it was the worry that the excellent […]

New Searchable UK Marriage Index

Those marvelous people at findmypast.co.uk have just announced the launch of what they are calling “MarriageMatch“. This is effectively a means to search the entire UK Marriage Records Index from the beginning of Civil Registration in 1837 right up until 2005. You can search by entering one or both partners’ names; entering a range of […]