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Rutland Lay Subsidy 1296

The following transcript details households taxed based on the value of their estate in the county of Rutland. Alsthorpe Ashwell Ayston Barrowden Belton Bisbrooke

Posted by: David Hopkins on 18 Feb 2014

World Surname Distribution Maps

Forebears are currently developing an extension to the existing surname distribution map facility, which can be accessed by conducting a surname search. At current the

Posted by: David Hopkins on 28 Nov 2013

Shropshire Parish Registers to be Published

Shropshire Archives is currently in the process of securing a contract with a third-party to make available digital images of over 3,300 Church of England and non-conformist

Posted by: David Hopkins on 26 Nov 2013

Bassenthwaite History

A short history of Bassenthwaite, including contemporary photographs and a map.

Filed under: Histories on 3 Jun 2014

Beetham History

A short history of Beetham, including contemporary photographs and a map.

Filed under: Histories on 3 Jun 2014

Bewcastle History

A short history of Bewcastle, including contemporary photographs and a map.

Filed under: Histories on 3 Jun 2014

Shelmerdine

This surname is derived from the parish of Chelmorton, Derbyshire. Its bearers gained the surname on account of living there and were minor land-owners. As the concentration of the family moved to Lancashire by the 16th century, the rendering ...

Prevalent in: Manchester, Lancashire

Oliphant

OLIFANT: An elephant.

Prevalent in: Edinburgh, Midlothian

Wathinson

WATEINSON: The son of Watkins.

Prevalent in: Birmingham, Warwickshire