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TheGenealogist Announces a New Criminal Record Collection With Over 90,000 Records

The following was received from David Osborne with TheGenealogist.co.uk: This unique collection contains Criminal Registers, Prisoners Pardoned, Criminal Lunatics and criminal charges for England and Wales. In the 1800s it could be hard to earn an honest living and those that didn’t could face severe penalties which included death or transportation. The new collection of […]

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2.5 Million British Criminal Records Now Available Online for the First Time

The following news release is from FindMyPast.com: Findmypast.com Launches UK Criminal Records dating 1770-1934 LOS ANGELES (Feb. 21, 2013) – Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history, today announced the largest collection of historical criminal records from England and Wales is being published online for the first time in association with the National Archives […]

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Irish Petty Session Records Now Searchable Online

The following release was sent from Findmypast.ie: Drunk in charge of an ass and cart, tippling in a sheebeen and the disturbance of a divine service: 1.2 million Irish Petty Session Records now searchable online Another 15 million cases are to follow throughout 2012 One of the great untapped resources for researching your family history […]

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Wanted! U.S. Criminal Records

I just received a copy of Ron Arons’ new book, “Wanted! U.S. Criminal Records – Sources & Research Methodology.” Ron told me about six months ago that he was authoring and publishing the volume, and I’ve been eagerly anticipating its arrival. The subject is one that I’ve always found interesting, and have often lectured on […]

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