June 22, 2015

On the Internet – June 2015

Anyone with local interests will welcome the recent release of new data from parish registers for the Bristol and Gloucester dioceses. Ancestry and Find My Past are both involved in this, but their offerings differ and there are the usual questions about what is actually included...
June 22, 2015

On the Internet – March 2015

Last time, I gave details of a new wills website and expressed the wish that it would be expanded to cover all wills from 1858. I must have been good in 2014, because my wish has come true, and you can now search for wills in Eng land & Wales from 1858 to the present day at https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills.

June 19, 2015
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Burrington

Andrew Plaster. Journal 154 December 2013
June 19, 2015
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Henbury

Andrew Plaster. Journal 153 September 2013
June 19, 2015
kschurch

Kingston Seymour

Bob Ford. Journal 152 - June 2013
June 19, 2015
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Westerleigh

Andrew Plaster. Journal 151 March 2013
June 19, 2015
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Blagdon

Andrew Plaster. Journal 150 December 2012
June 11, 2015
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Banwell

Roy Rice. Journal 146 - December 2011
November 24, 2014

On the Internet – December 2014

Perhaps the most significant recent development has been the start of the long-awaited publication online of probate records for England and Wales. You can now search for wills from 1996 onwards at https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills.