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New Data at ScotlandsPeople.gov.uk

According to the latest newsletter from ScotlandsPeople.gov.uk, the following data has been added recently: New 1881 census indexes and images: this now completes the set of Scottish census records 1841-1901, uniquely available on ScotlandsPeople. Please note that this new version is in addition to the current LDS version of the 1881 census (which does contain […]

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Fire at the College of Arms in Central London

A fire took place inside the seventeenth-century College of Arms in Central London yesterday, leaving thousands of historic documents at risk. The College, which was founded by Richard III in 1484, grants titles and coats of arms to peers. The London Fire Brigade stated that 20 per cent of the third floor and 10 per […]

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