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Sunday Morning Family tree 13 Feb 22 Acquire US

These bi-weekly Sunday Morning Family tree posts promote blogs about family tree, native historical past and historical past basically.

Saskatchewan World Warfare Two Biographies (one in all my articles)

On my weblog I write articles that spotlight distinctive assets however I additionally like to advertise others’ articles about family tree and native historical past.  If you need to showcase your weblog right here please drop me a line…

In no sure order . . . .


Ontario Canada – Pre-Confederation Maps & Ancestors Database

1867-1875  |  “NAMES of earliest settlers, transcribed from maps and gazetteers may be searched Province-Wide or at Township pages. The places of preliminary land grants are important clues for genealogical analysis!”


Love a great map?

‘Priceless’ sixteenth Century globe to be offered at public sale
Comply with up – Cut price sixteenth Century globe offered for £116,000 at public sale

Different sources for maps: 

National Library of Scotland – Maps – the most talked about family tree map useful resource within the U.Ok.!

Using maps for Swedish Genealogy – it is a PDF
– – Describes utilizing maps for Swedish family tree (in English).

Geography for Irish Genealogy – describes hyperlinks for maps and helpful instruments for decoding placenames in Eire

GRO Registrations in England – Jane Hough on Twitter: 

Can anybody bear in mind the web site which signifies the sub-district for GRO registrations in England? I do know it’s not full however it will be very useful for the widespread surname I’m engaged on.

It’s one the place you enter the yr, quarter, registration district, quantity and web page quantity and it provides you with the sub-district. It doesn’t have full protection however it’s invaluable for areas/dates included.

Carole Steers replied: 

Sounds a bit just like the marriage locator from @GuildOneName however clearly not for births or deaths. 

That was it – thanks Carole. […] There are articles on-line exhibiting you how one can do it by downloading information from Free BMD after which manipulating it in Excel. 

FreeBMD –


Royal Air Power Instructions – principally U.Ok.
Roya Air Force Command – RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour – The Unaccounted Airmen Project 

This web site was created in 2013, however comprises a wealth of data. As with all web sites created by volunteers, do test and double test the sources! 

“This can be a database of all commonwealth airforce casualties within the Second World Warfare. The first information is taken from the CWGC web site, and has been enhanced by the AIR81 information from the Nationwide Archives and the Unaccounted Airmen and Airwomen Venture that was initiated by the late Henk Welting, and being continued by the discussion board members. This web site lets you simply seek for a casualty based mostly on partial title or quantity, actual date or yr of loss of life, present the plane related to the casualty or particulars. Click on on Surname to see extra particulars, and sources.” 


World Warfare Two Convoys

Not too long ago I have been investigating the convoys in World Warfare Two and conflict losses.

Davis O’Keeffe writer re K129 – ‘The taking of K129 : how the CIA stole a sunken Soviet sub off the Ocean Ground’ – written by Jason Dean.  An interview was recorded on NPR that is the link.  

         KMF convoy sequence – Arnold Hague Convoy Database

        The HMT Rohna – KMF26 – 218 crew and a couple of,015 U.S. troops – ‘Of the 1,138 males who have been killed, 1,015 have been US personnel. The assault is the biggest lack of US troops at sea because of enemy motion in a single incident.’ <Wikipedia article accessed 11/02/2022>

The Imperial Warfare Museum – their pages describing convoys and offering hyperlinks for additional analysis.   The convoys that helped save Britain throughout the Second World Warfare

A really broad search –  ‘Convoy’ between 1939 and 1945 on the Nationwide Archives (U.Ok.) catalogue – Discovery resulted in over 20,000 information.

Russian Convoys – Naval History dot Net 

PQ 17 – the National Archives (U.K.) blog article about this disaster.

On 22 June 1942, Convoy PQ 17 sailed from Hvalfjord, sure for Murmansk. The convoy had 35 service provider ships and was escorted by 27 British and American warships. It could be the biggest convoy to sail to the Arctic ports, and was the primary main Anglo-American naval operation of the conflict. The convoy sailed previous German-occupied Norway, defying Nazi U-boats and Luftwaffe bombers, and had reached the Arctic Circle with 800 miles to go earlier than reaching their vacation spot.”

There’s rather a lot to find about Convoys throughout the Second World Warfare and the main archives have some very attention-grabbing collections that present how the conflict’s provide efforts have been impacted.  


Buddy of Friendless Church buildings – We rescue and shield historic locations of worship in England and Wales

There was point out of  this group on social media. Feels like an important useful resource! 

[…] in 1972 the charity started to take possession of buildings. The residual tower of St Matthew’s at Lightcliffe, Yorkshire was the very first friendless church

“Over the centuries, church buildings have fallen out of use for a lot of causes. However we imagine that these buildings symbolize the non secular and inventive funding of generations, that they belong to all of us, and must be preserved for the long run. We at the moment look after 60 locations of worship in England and Wales.”

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