Holmes Family History
A place to share files, photos & resources
Started by Debbie Winchell (Loving Dove) Feb 3, 2013.
Started by Debbie Winchell (Loving Dove) Feb 3, 2013.
Posted by Carolyn G Fay on May 25, 2016 at 12:54
Edward Holmes (mistakenly thought to be Golward previously) m Isabella ? in Kilkenny, Ireland
Children Susan (my GG Grandmother) b 1811; Robert 1813; Thomas 1815; John 1817; Mary 1821; Jane 1824; Edward ?
Seeking any family linkage going back further?
Ross Wellington Australia
Posted by Ross Wellington on September 8, 2014 at 13:46
Posted by mary elizabeth stegman on August 30, 2012 at 17:04
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Commonwealth wargraves commission
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission site has been given a face lift,a data base of over 1.7 million persons that have died as the result of War action.
Searches for British and Commonwealth war dead from all conflicts includes civilians war casualties.
a complete mess of a site belonging to Ancestry
A very rich site for researchers with lots of family trees and message boards for most surnames.
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UK records include indices and pages for the 1841-1901
census for England & Wales.
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Canadian based site that provides a flowchart style guide for beginners..VERY USEFUL
Family History Quick Start
A beginners guide to tracing your family history
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Society of Genealogists
about £10 for 6 months , tree sharing site.Good for beginners.
Ellis island records
Ellis Island passenger lists millions of immigrants entering the United States, Searches are free but you have to register but this is again free,
you can download all the records you need or keep them on the site in your own folder.
index of births, marriages and deaths FREE and is more up-to-date than Ancestry.....however does not hold post 1974 index
Free Parish Registers
home page for FreeGen sites
project to transcribe 1901 census (others to follow)
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Centre for Irish Genealogical research
links to Irish census records
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A number one site for family history research in the world for quite some time. use the voucher payment system to view /down-load individual records
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Find a grave
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Belfast and Edinburgh Gazettes.
mainly for academic research
English family History
Absolutely brilliant reference site...the best that i have come across
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free genealogy research help
free search engines for various genealogical topics
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wonderful site bringing together UK records and resources..Most highly recommended
the UK's simplest website list
Does what it says on the tin
contains links to street directories etc...for L'pool So'ton..etc
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American free resource site
Public records for US research
Vital Records Search and Information Directory for the United States
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