Recent Ancestry updates

The title Lancashire, England, Index of Wills and Probates Proved at Richmond and Chester, 1600-1858 originally posted on Ancestry last June, was updated last Thursday and now has 168,131 records. There’s a link to purchase a copy of the full record from the Lancashire Record Office.

UK, Mechanical Engineer Records, 1847-1938 initially placed online by Ancestry in June 2013, now has 109,201 records. The records are quite interesting and may include: age; birth date; birthplace; event date; education; apprenticeship details; work experience, with dates, places, employers; names of those who proposed a new member and supported his or her election.

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  1. Turi King is a Cdn-Brit. Professor of genetics at Leister U. She is one of the geneticists who discovered a Cdn from London Ont as a direct descendent. The other was an Australian women, I think. Both were invited to Richard Third’s reburial. Easy to find details online.

    King has a BBC tv program called DNA family Secrets. I find it a bit tiresome, but maybe others may wish to look it up. Thanks for this bit, John.

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