Category Archives: Maps and Gazetteers

Online Maps and Gazetteers

No doubt there are many other – and probably better – maps and gazetteers – but these are ours!  I hope you each have your own – I hope sharing this with you will help you add to your list.  … Continue reading

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New Mapping Tools to Help Us With Our Research

The gifts continue into the new year! – and here are two more wonderful gifts! When we are trying to find our ancestors it is all about Location Location Location – where do they live?  And then if those ancestors … Continue reading

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Getting Started – or Re-started – With Your Family History – Sept 2014 Version

How do you get started? – 5 steps Identify known family information – write what you know – fill in as much of a pedigree chart as you can – check with relatives – has anyone done research on your … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Family History (updated Jan 2014)

How do you get started? – 5 steps Identify known family information – write what you know – fill in as much of a pedigree chart as you can – check with relatives – has anyone done research on your … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Family History (April 2013 update)

How do you get started? Identify known family information – write what you know – fill in as much of a predigree chart as you can – check with relatives – has anyone done research on your family?  (see Types … Continue reading

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Finding Your Ancestors Part 2

FamilySearch – Trees – Pedigree Resource file and what you get – look for marriages and children  details – note links – look for sources – date of submission – number of names in submission – accessing rest of submission … Continue reading

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Update to Maps and Gazetteers handout

I am always excited to do Family History presentations.  Often I get too excited and miss something out of the presentation! This happened on 14 April! I forgot to include the following website:  http://www.old-maps.co.uk/index.html “the UK’s most comprehensive historical map … Continue reading

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