My mother's prolific collection of notes, PALMER photos, news-cuttings & postcards;
+ my father's war time service record and photographs - and his memories of growing up in Christchurch.
My Auntie Ruby's suitcase of old CAWTHORN & SCOTT photographs
Birthday Books: particularly my grandmother's - Florence SCALES, as well as my mother's.
Family Bibles: those belonging to Mary TEED, Catherine WATSON and Jesse SCOTT.
Parish Registers: actual ones - those held at the Fenland Museum, and CRO, Cambridge + transcripts published by
the Cambridgeshire Family History Society.
Rootsweb-hosted Mailing Lists - English Fens, Cambridgeshire, Wisbech, Norfolk, New Zealand, Lancs, Birmingham, Glasgow & British Columbia
lists in particular.
Cambridgeshire F.H.S. - Baptisms & Burials Index; Census and Parish Register transcriptions - available on
fiche and CD.
G.R.O. Indexes: on fiche at the CRO, Shrewsbury; FreeBMD - the FREE online G.R.O. Indexes to Civil Registration
from 1837 onwards.
The International Genealogical Index [I.G.I.] - Massive on-line project of the Mormon Church.
England Census Records: at Wisbech Library; CFHS transcripts, ArchiveCDBooks Census images on CD; 1901 Census and
Ancestry.co.uk Online transcripts - invaluable!
Trade Directories: Kelly's County Directories published on CD by ArchiveCD Books Project
Mt Pleasant Cemetery Burial Registers - in the care of Fenland District Council, Wisbech.
The Fenland Family History Society - Members Interests List and transcriptions of headstones from local cemeteries,
particularly Upwell Baptist Chapel.
Haslingden Roots, Lancs. ~ 1891 Census Index.
Wisbech Library ~ Local Studies Section - Census films & "Wisbech Standard" on microfilm
State of Victoria, Australia - On-line BMD Indexes
Fenland Musuem, Wisbech - repositery of many Fenland Parish Registers
Cambridgeshire Archives, Shire Hall, Cambridge - holds archives and other information sources relating to the former administrative
areas of Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely.
Norfolk Record Office, Norwich - Norfolk Parish records
C.R.O. Shrewsbury - G.R.O. Indexes to Civil Registration 1837 onwards.
Yahoo Mailing Lists-OzShips - a goldmine of information and help for tracing emigrants downunder.
New Zealand National Archives, Auckland.
Thetford Library, Norfolk - for tracing Martha PALMER's obituary
CAMDEX - Cambridgeshire Registrar's Online BMD Index and certificate ordering service.
Headstones/Memorial Inscriptions - photographed and recorded at Christchurch Parish Church; Upwell Baptist Chapel,
Wisbech Borough Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Road; Leverington Road Non-Conformist Cemetery;
St. Mary's Church,Burwell; All Saints Church, Hilgay; St. Botolph's Church, Tottenhill.
Probate Registry, York - for copies of various wills.
The Wisbech Index - Alan Gresley's magnificent transcription site of 1000s of Wisbech area Church records
World Connect - Rootsweb's massive database of Family Trees where I also found many new branches.
The Norfolk Pubs Index -
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