Monthly Archives: September 2022

European Ancestors – Migration Series (17) – Push Factors of Nordic Migration

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. Until the middle of the 19th Century migration from the Nordic region was reasonably small. I have divided the topic into what I … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (16) – Migration Numbers for the Nordic Region

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. Migrational figures from across the Nordic region are interesting. Migration to other parts of Europe, North America, South America and Australia during the … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (15) – Nordic Region

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. The next couple of posts are going to be about migration from and within the Nordic region, but what countries are reflected in … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (8) – Internment

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. Internment is an interesting element of migration, and relates to citizens, rather than those involved in military service, which we will discuss in … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (7) – Following Military Service

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. There are several examples of migration to the United Kingdom from parts of Europe in the years following the Second World War. Firstly … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (6) – Creating a Better Life

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. This is a much less specific migration move, in terms of reasons, locations and even purpose. Migrating for a better life is very … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (5) – Enforced Migration

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. Probably the most obvious example of enforced migration is that of the Jewish population through the Nazi years. Moved to locations at the … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (4) – Terminology

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. Migration has lots of terms that are often interchangeable, even though some of them are not aimed at the particular migration group. Emigration … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (3) – Migration Tips

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. Todays post is about Migration Tips: Be open minded, people were more migratory than we think. Whilst many migration journeys were forever, not … Continue reading

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European Ancestors – Migration Series (2) Reasons for Migration

This post is part of a series about European Migration. You can read the complete series HERE. Regardless of the timeframe for the migration, the basic reasons haven’t really changed very much. Fleeing Persecution Escaping wars, of varying scale Creating … Continue reading

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