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Scottish Valuation Rolls for 1925

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ScotlandsPeople have just announced: We’re delighted to announce that the Valuation Rolls for 1925 have just been added to the ScotlandsPeople website. The new records, which are FREE to search, comprise 2,103,648 indexed names and 76,512 digital images. The Rolls cover every kind of property in Scotland that was assessed in 1925 as having a… Read more »

Armstrong College war memorial

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[Thanks to Brian Pears on Northumbria list for this]. If you had an ancestor or relative killed in WW1 who had been a student at Armstrong College, you may find him listed in this project. Tucked away at the entrance to the Armstrong Building at Newcastle University is a war memorial recording the names of… Read more »

Europe portal

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[Thanks to Paul Hockie on Northumbria list for this]. Not sure who may have seen this. I believe it may be sponsored by the EU with a view to having a single point of access to all EU based archives. The current selection is a bit hit and miss – the UK local authority archives… Read more »

1569 Muster of the County of Durham

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[Thanks to Dave King on Northumbria list for this]. Anyone researching in the 1500s may be interested to know that images of the 1569 Muster of the County of Durham, which are held in the State Papers, can now be found online starting from http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT7/SP12/SP12_51/SP12_51_14_f127.htm Note that names within Easington, Chester, and Stockton wards are… Read more »

Scottish soldiers wills

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ScotlandsPeople have just announced that 31,000 Soldiers’ Wills have been added to their website. 26,000 of these wills were made by ordinary Scottish soldiers who died in the Great War, and there are almost 5,000 from Scots soldiers serving in all theatres during the Second World War – there are also several hundred from the… Read more »

Census Search

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The census search allows access to all the census data which the Society has gained from various census projects prior to the advent of comercial online facilities. The system includes: 1851 Census. Those later parts of the 1851 census for Northumberland and Co. Durham which were transcribed into databases rather than the earlier ones formatted… Read more »

Land Registry

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The Land Registry has just released digital images of property registered under the 1862 Acts. Very few properties registered but may be of use to some members. Free of charge! Web site address is: http://www.landregistry.gov.uk/market-trend-data/digitalarchives