Saturday, February 20, 1:00 p.m. Albion's Seed: Finding Our British Ancestors
This seminar will take you step by step through the process of gathering information on your family to locating your ancestor's hometown in England, to accessing vital records, passenger records and church records in the USA.
National Archives National Archives Online collections Over 5% of The National Archives' records have so far been digitised and we are continuing to put records online. Browse this section to find out how to search some of our most popular online collections.
Locating Church Records Information on the exact nature of the various collections and the addresses of these depositories must be determined from other sources.
Getting the Most Out of Parish Registers Names of Relatives Previous Marriages Places of Residence and/or Hometown Occupation AgeParish Birth Records Fertility and Family Size Illegitimacy Applying this Information Using the Records
Other Types of Parish Records: Beyond Births, Marriages, and Deaths Confirmation Records Moving Out and Moving In Records Records Containing Family Groups Other Types of Parish Records
Parish Marriage Records Marriage Customs and Controls in History Trends and Patterns in Marriage Contents of Marriage Records Marriage Banns
Parish Death Records When They Died Why They Died Society’s View of Death What the Records Tell Us