Genealogical Gleanings


Random Bits & Pieces

This is the place for those of you who might be interested in articles and opinion pieces that appear from time to time in various media, which may be of use to Family Historians and Genealogists. They are in no particular order.

Ancestry Family Trees opinion piece: http://familyhistorydaily.com/genealogy-help-and-how-to/stop-saving-records-to-your-ancestry-tree-until-you-read-this/ (Family History Daily)

British population reports for Britain and Ireland from 1801 to 1937 – A collection of British Historical Population Reports 

Essex Witch Trials

Searching Trove (Australian Newspapers): http://www.gouldgenealogy.com/2017/03/13-tips-for-searching-troves-historical-newspapers/

Underground History of Karori Cemetery (Barbara Mulligan)

1918 Influenza Epidemic in Wellington (Barbara Mulligan)

Irish Place Names (Database)

Searching Find My Past’s Records – https://blog.findmypast.ie/search-genealogy-records-2189858868.html

Lost Cousins – LostCousins is the ONLY family history website able to match you with others researching the same ancestors

Online Poland Records: http://www.lostshoebox.com/poland/online-records/

Online Scotland Records: http://www.scottishindexes.com/

Five photos you should take at the cemetery: http://www.amyjohnsoncrow.com/5-photos-you-should-take-at-the-cemetery/

First World War Glossary, Abbreviations, and Acronyms: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/war/ww1-abbreviations-acronymns

Maps of the United Kingdom overlaid on a modern map/satellite image: http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#

Mariners: http://rmhh.co.uk/mariners.html

Tips for using English or Welsh Parish Records: http://www.noseygenealogist.com/blog/4538/top-tips-for-beginning-to-use-english-or-welsh-parish-records

500 years of English Slang (Dick Eastman)

New Zealand Irish Connections


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