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Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 are now available on Ancestry.co.uk. Old Deptford History. Naval-History. Net.

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 are now available on Ancestry.co.uk

This is an important resource, in the past you needed to go to National Archives or use the on-line site of the National Archives to obtain copies of these wills. There is a searchable Index to locate a will and the original Image can be viewed/downloaded. There is a fee for this, either subscription or vouchers for pay per view.

Old Deptford History.

A Website dedicated to the past History Of Deptford, Kent. Photographs, stories of and by inhabitants of the past. Contributions are welcomed. If you had family or ancestors who lived in Deptford this site would be worth looking at. Old Deptford History

Naval-History. Net.

If your ancestor or family served in the Royal Navy during WWI a visit to Naval-History. Net. could be worthwhile. There are 350,000 pages transcribed of Royal Navy Logbooks of 209 ships now on-line, including Gallipoli, Mesopotamia, East Africa, China Station. There are contemporary accounts of many aspects of WWI, including Naval.

There are also 19th and 20th Century logbooks of ships of the United States Navy, US Revenue/Coast Guard Service and US Coast & Geodetic Survey, many in the Arctic and Pacific.

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