Staff at the ScotlandsPeople center said in a news update that they were excited to find an entry in the 1841 Census for South Uist (an island that lies off the west coast of Scotland) confirming that many people had emigrated from that Island to Cape Breton in Nova Scotia. It’s unusual to find comments […]

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The British Mail Online News has posted some amazing online color photographs from World War II. Usually these war time photograpsh have only been seen in black and white. The new color images show the devastation caused by Nazi bombings on London. “These images were released to mark the 70th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s “V […]

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“Findmypast.co.uk has released over 290,000 new parish records going back the the sixteenth century covering Warwickshire, Sheffield, Suffolk and Rugby. The records provide essential plugs to gaps in the records and may prove vital in enabling you to trace your ancestors. Have a look at the detail in the table below: Church and type Number of […]

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