Archives for September 2010

William Paterson – Sweetheart Abbey

Sir William Paterson is buried in an unmarked grave at Sweetheart Abbey, near to Dumfries in Scotland. As the founder of the Bank of England, … [Read more...]

Tracing your ancestors – new books

Family history can be quite a challenge especially when you are not quite sure where to start with official organisations. Pen and Sword Books of … [Read more...]

Flaybrick Cemetery, Birkenhead

Over 8,000 memorial inscriptions from Flaybrick Cemetery Memorial Gardens, is available to search online. Where a damaged stone has a reference … [Read more...]

New Zealand Gravestone Inscriptions

Full transcriptions of all headstones in New Zealand have been recorded by the New Zealand Society of Genealogists. Transcriptions are available … [Read more...]

Dunning St Serf’s Grave Yard Survey

Dunning St Serf's Church Grave Yard Survey is a record of memorial inscriptions on gravestones in the churchyard. This survey also including … [Read more...]

Beckett Street Cemetery, Leeds

The full burial and grave registers for Beckett Street Cemetery in Leeds are kept on Microfiche at the following locations; Central Library, … [Read more...]

Howff Graveyard, Dundee

Over 80,000 records from the Howff graveyard index is available to search online. A culmination of several years work by volunteers from both … [Read more...]

Solway Smugglers’ Grave

A young 18th century Manx smuggler,  Thomas Stowell, is buried at Bowness on Solway church. Smuggling along the Solway coast was rife during the … [Read more...]