April 1, 2020

Shirehampton Inscriptions

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March 16, 2020

Marriage Database

Marriage of to in


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Resident at

March 16, 2020

Death Database

Death of , in


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Place of death:

March 7, 2020

On the Internet – March 2020

The main piece of news this quarter is that the GRO website now includes recent deaths. The new index covers the years 1984 to 2019, which presumably is the period covered by electronic record keeping.
February 18, 2020

Birth Database

of , in


February 4, 2020

Test news post

then your content

December 29, 2019

On the internet – December 2019

This is a shorter article than usual, because some of the time and space has been taken up with a separate review and commentary of the Bristol parish registers which are now on Ancestry.
September 7, 2019

On the Internet – September 2019

Except for the famous, whose lives may be documented in the serious newspapers when they die, obituaries can seldom be found these days. It was different when local newspapers were keen to publish anything about local residents, on the basis that it was bound to increase sales...
June 11, 2019

On the Internet – June 2019

When I first started writing about the internet, many of the family history sites which I described had been set up locally and included transcriptions and information compiled by an individual or by a small group. Over time, the people involved have lost interest or been unable to maintain or grow the site, and the sites have closed down as the fees to host them went unpaid...