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TheGenealogist: break down your brickwalls Rosemary Kopittke
Great Britain & Ireland Civil registrations & Parish records Official Non-Conformist Registers Census (1911 being added progressively) Directories Military records Land records Electoral Rolls and Poll Books PCC Wills and images Peerage & heritage records Newspapers & magazines Occupational lists
BMDs Award winning BMD service YFT Magazine site of the year Includes entries missing from the microfiche and film Overseas BMDs Now completely searchable marriages back to 1837, births from 1960 and deaths from 1984
TNA Overseas Birth Records RG33 Overseas BMD and burials of British subjects including those on board ships ▫Covers 1627 to 1960 ▫Contains original registers, notebooks and copies of entries RG32 POWs and Civilian deaths RG34 Foreign marriages including WWI Lots more...
Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Records Largest collection of non-conformist records online – over 8 million individuals Invaluable for non-conformist families Produce trees Includes early birth certificates Many records contain extensive information
Non-Conformist Records RG4 Series ▫Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths and Burials 1567-1858 ▫Includes Baptist, Independent Presbyterian, Wesleyans, Roman Catholics and Protestant Refugees RG8 Series ▫British Lying-in Hospital, Holborn 1749-1868 ▫Very detailed records of births & baptisms
Non-Conformist Records RG6 Series – Quakers (Society of Friends) ▫1.3 million individuals complete with images and family tree RG7 Series – Fleet marriages ▫1667 to 1777 ▫800,000 people listed ▫Over half of London marriages were here
Diamond Content – priority access A greater range of electoral records including new transcripts International records Newspapers and magazines Telephone directories Occupational lists Peerage and heritage records Regimental records
International records Australia Electoral rolls (can only see Qld 1900) Transportation records Census & muster rolls Directories from 1834-1937 New South Wales Landholders Telephone directories Regional Cyclopaedias & Dictionaries of Biography
International records New Zealand Post Office Directories Early Settler’s Lists & Biographies Military Records ▫Rolls of Honour ▫Regimental records ▫Biographies and histories
International records America Wills – Delaware, Maryland, New York Elector lists
Search methods Keyword Classic Master Name Street and House Family Forename Search Advanced Search specific databases
Family Forename Search Ideal for the Smiths, Browns, Joneses and other common surnames Good for finding names resulting from poor handwriting Can enter multiple forenames Can use County / Surname / Birth decade to refine the search
Allows you to store and optionally share your tree Upload and attach pictures to family Attach records from your research View all relatives in one go with the “Full Tree” view Search across millions of records from other users family trees
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