This week’s major collection includes ten new databases from Anguline Research Archives (ARA). The databases include court, land, and probate records, genealogy guides, census and voter lists, birth marriage and death records, religious records, and directories and lists. The content is from the United Kingdom, particularly from England.
February 11, 2009
The Court Rolls of the Honor of Clitheroe in the County of Lancaster, Volume 1
Transcripts of the Manor Court Rolls for the period 1377 – 1567. Also includes a list of the tenants and freeholders in 1443 and a list of the names of jurors for the period 1523 – 1567. Full of interesting information with many names of people included. This is a useful source for family historians as well as those interested in medieval Lancashire.
Memorial Inscriptions in the Churchyard of Ratray
Transcripts of the memorial inscriptions in the churchyard. Also includes some photographs of gravestones. Complete with an index of names.
February 12, 2009
The International Genealogical Dictionary
This is a directory of research interests submitted by genealogists from Great Britain, Ireland, America, Germany and other countries. It could prove useful to today’s researchers in providing links to family lines. Also includes an index to special lines of research and an index of surnames.
Cenotaphs in the Wakefield Area
Transcripts and photographs of 76 war memorials in the West Yorkshire city of Wakefield and its surrounding towns and villages. They include cenotaphs on roadsides, village greens, inside churches and institutions. Fully searchable by surname. Useful for genealogists and military historians
February 13, 2009
The Northern Genealogist, January 1895
Contains manor rolls, marriage bonds, indexes of wills, parish registers, genealogical notes from Durham and more.
List of the Roman Catholics in the County of York 1604
Taken from the original manuscripts held in the Bodleian Library, with additional genealogical notes, this listing of Roman Catholic Recusants and Noncommunicants covers towns and villages all across Yorkshire. Hundreds of names are featured, together with useful family and biographical details. Includes indexes of persons and places. An excellent resource for family historians with Yorkshire Catholic ancestors.
February 16, 2009
Registra Antiqua de Caerwent, 1568 – 1812
In Comitatu Monumethensi. Text in English. Transcribed from the original register books and edited by Bradney, to which is added a short account of the parishes and vicars.
The Eton Register: Continuation of Stapplton’s Eton School Lists, 1893 – 1899
Contains list of provosts, fellows, masters, assistant masters, and more.
February 17, 2009
The Registers of the Cathedral Church of Rochester, 1657 – 1837
Transcripts of the registers (baptisms, marriages and burials) for the Cathedral Church of Rochester covering the period 1657 – 1837. Also contains lists of Prebendaries, Headmasters of the Grammar School, Minor Canons and Organists, plus inscriptions in the Cathedral and Churchyard. Complete with an index of names.
The Roffensian Register, Containing the Names of all Members of the School, 1835 – 1920
The Register of the King’s School, Rochester, Kent. Contains names of all members of the school from 1835-1920. Also includes names of Headmasters from 1552, Second Masters from 1599, Governors’ Exhibitioners from 1550, Gunsley Exhibitioners from 1618, etc.
About Anguline Research Archives (ARA)
ARA was founded by Guy Etchells and Angela Petyt B.A. (hons.). ARA is an organization dedicated to offering rare books on CD at an affordable price. It caters to both local history and family history researchers. ARA is located in Ossett, England.
ARA also offers school and college registers, directories, local histories and topography, wills, study aids, and maps. Plus, it provides some rare printed resources from Medieval times up to the 20th century.