Monthly Archives: March 2022

European Ancestors – Understanding France (6) Burials

This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE. Before 1792, there was no death registration in France. The closest record available was burial records, these were written by priests and … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Understanding France (5) Deaths

This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE. After 1792, deaths were required to be registered by civil officials. Information was believed to be more precise than previous, and generally … Continue reading

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Q & A – Reconstructing Families Using a Mac

I recently received an email from someone at the beginning of their One-Name or Surname Study. The email contained several questions, which I am going to split into four posts. This is post three. Click to read Post One, Post … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Understanding France (10) Geographical Name Changes

This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE. During the years of the Revolution many towns changed their names, the aim was to remove signs of royalty, nobility and religion, … Continue reading

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History For Ukraine #HistoryForUkraine

Visit the website: https://historyforukraine.co  – #HistoryForUkraine 🌻 To support the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis run by the Red Cross:  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/historyforukraine If you missed the talk then visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qkOZesb3-0

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History For Ukraine #HistoryForUkraine – Churchill at Chartwell, Katherine Carter

Visit the website: https://historyforukraine.co  – #HistoryForUkraine 🌻 To support the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis run by the Red Cross:  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/historyforukraine I thoroughly enjoyed this talk by Katherine Carter @KatieCulture who spoke about Churchill at Chartwell. I visited a long time ago, the house in … Continue reading

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History For Ukraine #HistoryForUkraine – The White Ship, Earl Charles Spencer

Visit the website: https://historyforukraine.co  – #HistoryForUkraine 🌻 To support the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis run by the Red Cross:  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/historyforukraine I was lucky enough to be able to sit and listen to Earl Charles Spencer @CSpence1508 and his informative talk ‘The … Continue reading

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History For Ukraine #HistoryForUkraine

Visit the website: https://historyforukraine.co  – #HistoryForUkraine 🌻 To support the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis run by the Red Cross:  https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/historyforukraine If you missed the talk then visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qkOZesb3-0

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European Ancestors – Understanding France (4) (Baptisms)

This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE. Before 1792, there was no birth registration in France. The closest record available was baptism records and these contained: Date of the … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Understanding France (3) (Births)

This post is part of a series about genealogy in France. You can read the complete series HERE. After 1792, births were required to be registered by civil officials. Information was believed to be more precise than previous, and generally … Continue reading

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