Tracing Your Ancestors’ Parish Records

Tracing your Ancestors' Parish records is a new guide for Family and Local Historians written by Stuart Raymond and published by Pen and … [Read more...]

Capon Tree Jacobite monument

The Capon Tree Monument in Brampton was erected to the memory of six Jacobite soldiers who were hanged, drawn and quartered there in 1746. The … [Read more...]

Remains of WWII Airmen Found in British Columbia

Remains of four airmen from a missing Second World War training aircraft in British Columbia have been recovered and will soon be re-interred by the … [Read more...]

Titanic hero memorial restoration

Work started last week to restore the family grave memorial to Joseph Bell, Chief engineer of RMS Titanic which sank in 1912. The memorial at … [Read more...]

25th Anniversary of Lockerbie Bombing

December 21st 2013 marks the 25th anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing. Pan Am Flight 103 from London Heathrow to John F. Kennedy International … [Read more...]

Winning WWI Victoria Cross memorial stone unveiled

The design of the paving stone which will commemorate recipients of the Victoria Cross during the First World War, was unveiled by Communities … [Read more...]

James Borthwick of Stow

The memorial to James Borthwick of Stow (1615-1676)  is one of several in Greyfriars Kirk Yard, Edinburgh dedicated to eminent surgeons and … [Read more...]

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...]

Deceased Online

Deceased Online is the first central database of statutory burial and cremation registers for the UK and Republic of Ireland, a unique resource for … [Read more...]

Joseph Bell, Titanic hero from Cumbria

Joseph Bell, Chief Engineer of RMS Titanic is remembered on his family grave memorial at St. Thomas a Becket church, Farlam, Cumbria. Born to … [Read more...]