Posts Tagged Cameo Family History

Visiting the Archives

Visiting the Archives

Following the last article, you will hopefully have identified baptisms, marriages and burials of some of your ancestors in the online indexes.  The next step is to check the original records from which those indexes were created.  If you have an online image of the record, then

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Searching Parish Registers

Searching Parish Registers

In order to trace your family tree beyond the 19th Century you will need to use the baptism, marriage and burial registers of the Church of England. even if your ancestors were Roman Catholic or Protestant Non-Conformists. There is no single online source for these records and

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The 1939 Register

The 1939 Register was taken on the 29 September 1939, just before the start of World War II, and the information was used as the basis for things like identity cards, rationing and conscription. It is an invaluable tool in bridging the gap between the 1911 census

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Census Records

Census records provide a snapshot of households on a single day once every ten years between 1841 and 1911. These records can be used to trace your ancestors through time and see how their lives developed. The document below provides information on the census records and how

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The Hoppers of Iveston

The Hoppers of Iveston

The Hopper family lived in the small County Durham village of Iveston in the parish of Lanchester from the reign of Elizabeth I until at least 1754.  These articles tell of one branch of the family who were part of one of the earliest Quaker communities and

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