James R Barnett

James R Barnett was born on December 31, 1833 in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. He was baptized on January 12, 1834 and his Godparents were George Parker and Anne Marie Malona. His parents were listed as Henry and Marie Barnet. ROMAN CATHOLIC BAPTISMS KINGSTON “BOOK 5” October 28, 1832 to December 26, 1836 Barnet, James,…

FreeBMD: Search Birth, Marriage and Death Registrations for Free Online

When I first started researching my family genealogy online, FreeBMD was one of my favorite sites to try. FreeBMD offers a transcription of the GRO Index of Civil Registrations of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales from 1837 to 1983. These indexes are being transcribed by volunteers and they are approximately 60% complete. FreeBMD: Search…

Free Transcribed Records: Search Parish Registers Online

There are many free resources available online to help you find your ancestors. One of my favorites places online to search parish registers is FreeReg. FreeReg includes a large collection of transcribed Parish Registers and non-conformist registers from across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Free Transcribed Records: Search Parish Registers Online These records include baptisms, marriages…

Transcription of: Patrick McCann Discharge Papers (W.O. Form 83)

Transcription of: Patrick McCann Discharge Papers (W.O. Form 83) W.O. Form 83HER MAJESTY’S Royal Canadian REG. OF RiflesWhereof Lieut. General Sir W. F. Williams Bart R.C.B. is Colonel. [Place and Date] London C.W. 30th March 1863. PROCEEDINGS OF A REGIMENTAL BOARD, held this day, in conformity to theArticles of War, for the purpose of verifying…

Welland Tribune Excerpts, 1898

Newspaper Tidbits WELLAND TRIBUNE, P 4, 02/12/1898 Rev. C. Draper of Toronto occupied the pulpit in the Methodist church last Sabbath evening. Seven different styles cutters, one and two seats; also two and three bench heavy-bobsleighs, steel or cast shoes; fine line of harness, robes, rugs, blankets and bells at close prices for cash, or…

Welland Tribune Excerpts, 1890

Newspaper Tidbits Welland Tribune, 21/02/1890, p 8 On Sunday evening next Mr. H.B. Marsh of Welland will give another of his song sermons, which have proved so popular and interesting heretofore. Mr. Jno. W. James, formerly on the canal engineering staff here, is now located at South Bend, Washington State. He is member of a…

Welland Tribune Excerpts, 1911

Newspaper Tidbits Welland Tribune Excerpts, August 3, 1911 AUGUST SHOE SALE – CLEARING SALE OF ALL SUMMER SHOES AND SLIPPERS – $2.78 Men’s tan and dull Oxfords, reg. $4. $2.85 Women’s patent and gunmetal Oxfords, “Frank Slater’s” $3.50 shoe. 5c Tin of Ezy Shine Shoe Polish. Try it. ? and Reilly, “The Cash Shoe Men”…

AULPH Family Tree

AULPH FAMILY TREE While investigating my SMITH family tree, I looked into the Aulph family line to verify their possible relationship to our Smith one. I have been approached a number of times to ask if Smith is just a translation of the original Aulph surname and I wanted to see if this was possible…

Welland Tribune Excerpts 1910

Newspaper Tidbits Excerpted from the Welland Tribune, March 4, 1910. SCHOOL REPORT – Report of S.S. No. 2, Humberstone of work done during February: IV Class – Total marks 200. –Marks obtained : Russell Robins 153, Paul Graf 144, Mabel Haines 131, Joseph Rhora 102, Philip Schroeder 63, Martha Piets 18, Albert Gram 10, Caroline…