Genealogy and Family Tree notes

During early 2019 I started researching my family tree.

This post is a series of ongoing notes and updates on various tools, websites and resources I have found useful.

Subscription sites

https://findmypast.co.uk

https://ancestry.co.uk

(UK subscriptions) Useful to cross reference the two different transcriptions for the same events. Typos and interpretations are different. Also Ancestry has a different range of records to Find My Past.

1939 Register is incredibly useful for tracking the locations of 20th Century people – and has mostly accurate dates of birth. Also great for tracking forward looking marriages (changes in unmarried name) and even ending location post marriage in some cases based on NHS location codes.

England Registration Districts mapping (1850 is not 2019!)

https://www.familysearch.org/mapp/

Notes: To understand the historical boundaries between e.g. Essex, Middlesex and the overlay of Registration Districts.

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