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Posts Tagged ‘ancestry’

Ancestry news

Posted by Claire on November 9, 2010

There have been a couple of exciting announcements about the Ancestry website this week.

First of all, you can search and view British Army Service and Pension records and Medal Index Rolls free until midnight on Sunday 14 November.

Secondly, the 1911 Census is coming to Ancestry. Hopefully this will be included on Ancestry Library Edition.

The Ancestry Blog is a very useful source of information for anyone researching their family history.

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New on Ancestry Library

Posted by Claire on January 27, 2010

New records of more than 55,000 convicts transported to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries are now available online via Ancestry.

These include the convict registers of conditional and absolute pardons 1791 to 1846, and the New South Wales certificates of freedom 1827 to 18.

You may be able to access Ancestry Library online for free at your local library. Check with them for details.

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