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MISCELLANEOUS GENEALOGICAL STUFF

For all those genealogical and handy things I didn't know where else to file.
In alphabetical order (kind of).

OBITUARIES HELP.ORG - An American site but a very informative website designed to offer resources for obituaries and funerals. Linked

AUCKLAND MUNICIPAL RECORD 1926 - interesting photos of Auckland in 1926.

BLACK FAMILY - entries from the parish records of Inveravon, Banffshire and Knockando, Morayshire, Scotland for the surname BLACK. Thanks to Anne Westcott for these.

BLACK FAMILY - entries from Inveravon, Banffshire parish records for the surname BLACK. Thanks to Zandy for these.

BRITISH POPULATION - It is estimated that at the time of the Norman Conquest somebody living today would have had 18 million direct line ancestors - based on two parents, four grandparents, eight great-grandparents etc etc. However the entire population of the British Isles in 1066 was estimated at 1,500,000 people.
Also see MOST RECENT COMMON ANCESTOR and WHY HUMANS ARE ALL MUCH MORE RELATED THAN YOU THINK Linked.

BOULCOTT and BOWLCOTT - from the 1881 census index for the British Isles.

ON-LINE CALENDAR - this is soooo handy. Linked.

Some findings on JOSEPH CARROLL (c1815 -1899) and family of Wairoa, Hawkes Bay

Births and Deaths from the - COSPATRICK - 1858 - 1873.

CRAIG, DEAN AND WRIGHT- Family Reunion — Pokeno New Zealand 1964 for the HELENSLEE centennial

CREW LIST OF THE HMS (HMAV) BOUNTY - 1787 - 1790.

DESCENDANTS OF THE HMAV BOUNTY MUTINEERS WHO MOVED FROM PITCAIRN ISLAND TO NORFOLK ISLAND - 1856

DATE AN OLD UK PHOTOGRAPH. Linked.

FREE GENEALOGICAL CHARTS -You will need Adobe Acrobat to print these. They will print nicely on to A4. Linked.

List and description of FRENCH POLITICAL AND CRIMINAL EX-PRISONERS per Griffin from New Caledonia to Auckland, New Zealand - February 1880.

As I am a great believer in a laugh a day keeps the quack away try this for some GENEALOGICAL HUMOUR.

MORE GENEALOGICAL HUMOUR.

GENEALOGICAL HUMOUR - ARE YOU ADDICTED TO GENEALOGY? - A checklist.

GENEALOGICAL HUMOUR - DOUBLE BARRELLED NAMES. - An item from an 1895 newspaper.

GENEALOGICAL HUMOUR - NAMING THE BABY.

GENEALOGICAL HUMOUR - THE GOOD OLD DAYS - LABOUR LAWS 1852.

GENEALOGICAL HUMOUR - TWELVE STEPS FOR A RECOVERING GENEALOGIST.

GENEALOGICAL HUMOUR - UNUSUAL CAUSES OF DEATH OR SLIP OF THE PEN.

GUTHRIE of Drumsmudden Farm, Ochiltree, Ayrshire to New Zealand. Spare well researched family for sale.

HALIFAX EXPLOSION - 1917.
This has always interested me and I found two great sites giving more information on this Canadian disaster. Linked.

HEADSTONE MARKINGS.

JONES

KIWIS REALLY ARE EVERYWHERE
According to the Bay of Plenty Times of 12 March 2005 those born in New Zealand live;

New Zealand2,890,869
Australia355,765
Britain58,286
USA26,350
Canada9920
Netherlands3582
Japan2401
Ireland2256
Switzerland1148
France1071

LADY JOCELYN - from the book "White Wings".

LATIN FOR GENEALOGISTS

LIVESTOCK AGENTS - Some New Zealand farming humour.

MARRIAGES - forbidden by the Church of England.
Wherein whosoever are related are forbidden by the Church of England to marry together.

MOURNING - Mourning rituals from Edwardian England.

NEW ZEALAND CENSUS RESULTS - as at 3rd April 1881.

PARISH CHEST - This is a great on-line shopping site for genealogists. Its based in the UK and you can buy all sorts of things including fridge magnets of 'my' Monmouthshire churches. Linked.

RESEARCH - MY WAY - A genealogical poem by Anon.

SCOTTISH MARRIAGE INDEX - The Scottish Marriage Index (SMI) is built around a marriage where at least one spouse is Scots born. Linked.

SURNAME PRONUNCIATION - from Enquire Within Upon Everything (1939).

VICTORIAN BDM [BIRTH DEATH MARRIAGE] PLACE NAME ABBREVIATIONS LIST - This list is comprised of place name abbreviations used in the Victorian Births, Deaths and Marriages registry indexes. It is useful for all three versions of the indexes. A great help for those pesky Victorian certificate indexes. Linked.



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