The National Archives UK has recorded the narratives of four Panjabi elders uprooted from their homeland during the Partition of British India in 1947. At least 18 million people were uprooted and one million died in the mass migration that followed. “In 2010, Jaswant, Mohammed, Reginald and Tilak Raj met at The National Archives to describe […]

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Sandy on October 21st, 2011

Alan Stewart of Grow Your Own Family Tree says Irish prison registers from 1790-1920 have just been made available online at Findmypast.ie and they include everything from the theft of handkerchiefs to turnips: “Findmypast.ie has launched online for the first time the Irish Prison Registers 1790-1920, which they call one of the greatest untapped resources for those […]

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