Archive for April, 2011

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Search two new sets of military records ›

8 April, 2011 by jessmoore

We have just published two new sets of military records on Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 and New Zealand WWI Soldiers. Below is further information about these records and the valuable details about your ancestors you could discover. Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 These records comprise a transcript of the complete WWI Campaign Medal Rolls to 53,000… Read more ›

Improved search for overseas, at sea and army deaths ›

8 April, 2011 by jessmoore

Searching for your ancestors’ overseas, at sea and army death records is now much easier on When you search these records, your results will now appear as a list of individual names. Previously, your search results showed a list of pages and only displayed the first and last names that appeared on each page. You had to check through… Read more ›

Pudsey Local & Family History Fair competition winners ›

7 April, 2011 by Amy Sell

Thanks to everyone who came to visit the stand at the Pudsey Local & Family History Fair on Saturday, and especially to those of you who entered our competition. We can now reveal the names of our lucky winners… Winner of a 12 month Full subscription: Madeleine Barrett Winners of 6 month Full subscriptions: Richard Bowyer and Diane Lawton. Congratulations to all… Read more ›

Family photos: what’s the history? ›

5 April, 2011 by jessmoore

Welcome to the first in a new series of blogs about how to understand and interpret your old family photos. In this series, Jayne Shrimpton, internationally recognised dress historian, portrait specialist and photo detective (pictured below), dates and analyses different types of photographs and helps you to add context to your old family pictures. What type of photograph? Portrait photography… Read more ›