The Genealogist has released a database of tithe maps and their schedules for England and Wales covering 40 counties and containing over 14 million names. These maps were drawn up in England and Wales following the passing of the Tithe Commutation Act, 1836. Tithe maps and their accompanying tithe apportionment schedules can help you research […]
Also posted in Essex History
You can now order Birth Marriage and Death certificates from the Essex Record Office providing the event was registered in the following registration office areas: Braintree Brentwood Castle Point & Rochford Chelmsford Colchester Epping / Loughton Harlow Uttlesford It will cost £10 and will be posted within five working days.There is an express service available […]
Ancestry.co.uk have now made available the Freemasonry Membership Registers for England 1751-1921 and Ireland 1733-1923. Containing over 2 million records, they reveal details such as name, profession, birth year and other personal information. This now makes it now very easy discover if there were Freemasons in your family. These registers list men who belonged to […]
Also posted in Miscellaneous
Update your bookmarks, the Essex Record Office ‘ERO’ now has a new website: essexrecordoffice.co.uk. It is now much easier to discover everything the ERO has to offer the researcher. So have a look at the website of what I consider to be one of the best County Archives in the country.
FindmMypast in conjunction with the National Archives have published the 1939 Register for England and Wales. This Register is a very useful database for researching your ancestors as it goes some way towards bridging the information gap caused by there being no census records between 1922 and 1951. Furthermore, the 1921 census is not due […]
Find My Past have just announced the release of their largest single collection to date with over 5.4 million images of England & Wales Electoral Registers 1832-1932. These contain approximately 220 million names. Covering over 100 years these images are of microfilmed copies of printed registers stored in the British Library where they cover 2.25 […]