An index to wills for Bristol and the Great Orphan Books, which recorded the wills of those who left young children to be protected by the city authorities. Wills are a valuable source of genealogical information. They can give details of family members, places of residence and burial as well as revealing details about their possessions. *Digitally enhanced images of the original text * Searchable * Bookmarked by major headings * Fully printable... More Info
Extracts of wills for Wells. These transcriptions are a valuable source of genealogical information. They can give names of family members and witnesses, as well as revealing details about their possessions. * Digitally enhanced images of the original text * Searchable * Bookmarked by major headings * Fully printable ... More Info
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This CD resource gives names and addresses allowing you to search for your ancestors. It contains private residents, towns and villages, trades directories and a map. *Digitally enhanced images of the original text *Searchable text *Bookmarked by major headings *Fully printable Requires Acrobat Reader 8 or above.... More Info
This CD contains abstracts of inscriptions from over fifty churches in the City of London. Many of the memorials were in poor condition and may no longer exist, making this a very valuable source of information. Details include name, age at death and year of death. Published in 1910. Contents: St. Alban All Hallows, Barking All Hallows the Great All Hallows the Less All Hallows, Lombard Street All Hallows Staining St. Alphege St. Andrew, Holborn St. Andrew Undershaft St. Anne and Ag... More Info
Issue 22 features: * The sweet smell of history: Jayne Shrimpton sniffs out the interesting social history of perfume * A rogue in the records: Gill Hoffs on a convict who made his fortune in the goldfields of Australia, only to lose it again * The Mulberry madam: Another convict transportation story * Found in the muniments room: Melvyn Jones highlights more treasures in the archives of our great landed estates * All good sports: Keith Gregson explores what can be learned about amateur sporting ancestors in online records * Plying the waters: Waterborne trade in Somerset explored * Calling your ancestors: Jill Morris looks at old phone books * History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on raincoats More Info
Kelly's Directory of Bristol and its suburbs has a street directory, a trades directory and a residents directory. It also carries listings for adjacent villages and general local information. This 1246 page directory may be useful for finding relatives that may have owned a trade or business in the area of Bristol. The residential section includes street addresses and heads of households for the area. * Digitally enhanced images of the original text * Searchable text * Bookmarked by maj... More Info
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