Help required with grave symbol

One of our readers is looking for help deciphering the symbol on an ancestor's grave. This headstone in Sunrise, Minnesota, United States, is … [Read more...]

Findmypast.ie – the place to search for your Irish Ancestry

Findmypast Ireland is a new website set up by two experts in the field of family history: Eneclann, an award-winning research and publishing house … [Read more...]

Footnote.com

Footnote.com has a database of over 70 million digitised historical images. Footnote helps you find and share historic documents. Bringing you … [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...]

New Irish FH Website

The Irish Family History Foundation’s county genealogy centres provide Ireland’s largest genealogical research service, both online and via … [Read more...]

Parish records go online

Over 5 Million Parish Records are now available online. Search nearly 500 years of Baptisms, Marriages, Burials between … [Read more...]

Orkney Graveyards

The Orkney Family History Society have ongoing projects to catalogue all of the graveyards of mainland Orkney and the surrounding islands. Some … [Read more...]

Carlisle Cemetery Catalogued

The owner of the Carlislehistory.co.uk website has now completed recording the names on the gravestones in Carlisle's Richardson Street cemetery, the … [Read more...]

Losh family of Wreay

In the beautiful English village of Wreay, only five miles outside Carlisle is St. Mary's church. Built in 1840-1842 to the specific Basilica … [Read more...]

Earls of Carlisle at Lanercost

Nestled in cemetary at the ancient 12th Century Priory at Lanercost in Cumbria are many graves belonging to people of note.  One of these plots … [Read more...]