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      My mother's prolific collection of notes, PALMER photos, news-cuttings & postcards;
      + my father's war time service record and photographs - and his memories of growing up in Christchurch. 

        My Auntie Ruby's suitcase of old CAWTHORN & SCOTT photographs

        Birthday Books: particularly my grandmother's - Florence SCALES, as well as my mother's. 

        Family Bibles: those belonging to Mary TEED, Catherine WATSON and Jesse SCOTT. 

        Parish Registers:  actual ones - those held at the Fenland Museum, and CRO, Cambridge + transcripts published by 
                       the Cambridgeshire Family History Society.
   
        Rootsweb-hosted Mailing Lists - English Fens, Cambridgeshire, Wisbech, Norfolk, New Zealand, Lancs, Birmingham, Glasgow & British Columbia 
                               lists in particular.

        Cambridgeshire F.H.S. - Baptisms & Burials Index; Census and Parish Register transcriptions - available on 
                            fiche and CD. 

        G.R.O. Indexes: on fiche at the CRO, Shrewsbury; FreeBMD - the FREE online G.R.O. Indexes to Civil Registration 
                    from 1837 onwards. 

        The International Genealogical Index [I.G.I.] - Massive on-line project of the Mormon Church.

        England Census Records: at Wisbech Library; CFHS transcripts, ArchiveCDBooks Census images on CD; 1901 Census and
                      Ancestry.co.uk Online transcripts - invaluable!                       

       Trade Directories: Kelly's County Directories published on CD by ArchiveCD Books Project

        Mt Pleasant Cemetery Burial Registers - in the care of Fenland District Council, Church Terrace, Wisbech.
   
        The Fenland Family History Society - Members Interests List and transcriptions of headstones from local cemeteries, 
        particularly Upwell Baptist Chapel.

        Haslingden Roots - 1891 Census Index.

        Wisbech Library - Local Studies Section - Census films & "Wisbech Standard" on microfilm

        State of Victoria, Australia - On-line BMD Indexes

        Fenland Musuem, Wisbech - repositery of many Fenland Parish Registers

        Cambridgeshire Archives, Shire Hall, Cambridge - holds archives and other information sources relating to the former administrative
        areas of Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely.

        Norfolk Record Office, Norwich - Norfolk Parish records

        C.R.O. Shrewsbury - G.R.O. Indexes to Civil Registration 1837 onwards.

        Yahoo Mailing Lists-OzShips - a goldmine of information and help for tracing emigrants downunder.

        New Zealand National Archives, Auckland.

        Thetford Library, Norfolk - for tracing Martha PALMER's obituary

        CAMDEX - Cambridgeshire Registrar's Online BMD Index and certificate ordering service.

        Headstones/Memorial Inscriptions - photographed and recorded at Christchurch Parish Church; Upwell Baptist Chapel, 
                 Wisbech Borough Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Road; Leverington Road Non-Conformist Cemetery; 
                 St. Mary's Church,Burwell; All Saints Church, Hilgay; St. Botolph's Church, Tottenhill.

        Probate Registry, York - for copies of various wills.

       The Wisbech Index - Alan Gresley's magnificent transcription site of 1000s of Wisbech area Church records

       World Connect - Rootsweb's massive database of Family Trees where I also found many new branches.

       The Norfolk Pubs Index -

       Rootschat Message Boards - 

     
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