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P is for parish

In family history research you will often have to search for records at parish level. Looking at the OPRs (old parish registers) on ScotlandsPeople, for example, you can narrow your search by county and then by parish. Parishes in time In many parts of western Europe, the parish was originally the area round a church.  |  more…

O is for Ousna

Who or what is Ousna? To find out you can read the blog I’ve written for the Society of One-Place Studies. Here’s a link to my post. The Society of One-Place Studies is doing the whole A to Z blogging challenge this year. (I’ve now done 4 days out of 26!)

Posted on 18 April 2017.   Filed under General

N is for next generation

We tend to think of family history as people before us but it’s important to record current generations too. The next generation will thank you for it, eventually! How to help the next generation Have you added names to all your family photos? Hardcopy ones, yes maybe? But what about all the digital ones? Here’s  |  more…

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