The site moved to a new server recently and I need to reconfigure all the database access. They will be up and running end of next week.
Printed and online indexes of the census are very much commonplace now if you are willing to pay a fee. Companies like Ancestry and Findmypast have online indexes of all the available census returns and other companies such as Origin have some available and are working on others. Transcripts are also available of local areas […]
Lucy Emma Carter, daughter of Timothy Elphick and Emma Jane Carter, was born in 1853 in Brighton, Sussex, England and was christened on 11 Jun 1854 in St Nicholas’, Brighton, Sussex, England. Lucy married Charles Levi Webb, son of Charles Webb and Mary Pilbeam, on 15 Jun 1874 in Hastings, Sussex, England. Noted events in her life were: […]
Family records may well contain records of an ancestors work, in particular apprenticeships. There were two types of apprenticeships, the first was for trade apprentices who had to be between 10 and 18 and the second came under the Poor Law Act of 1601 in which children of poor parents were indentured to a trade […]
Family Bibles are a very good source of information for finding about your family. They were published from the nineteenth century and included blank pages in which you could record important pieces of information like births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials. These were then passed down from generation to generation and subsequent information could then […]