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Find your family’s emigration records

| Overseas, Research tips | 01/02/2013 16:13pm

Trace your ancestors who crossed the pond with emigration records

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Trace your emigrant ancestors

| New Records, News, Overseas, Uncategorized | 07/01/2013 16:36pm releases UK Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960

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New colonial administration documents released

| Blogs, New Records, News, Overseas, Research tips | 27/07/2012 10:55am

Ceylon, Cyprus, Fiji, the Gambia among new records available now.

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boer-war boosts Boer War collection

| Military, New Records, News, Online resources, Overseas | 30/04/2012 15:34pm

10,000 new records added

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Search 300,000 naturalisation records online

| Blogs, New Records, News, Overseas | 28/03/2012 14:09pm

The National Archives puts naturalisation catalogue from 1870 to 1980 online.

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Expert QnA: Migrant merchant

| Overseas, QnA, Research tips | 26/11/2010 16:25pm

Can you help our reader, Kathy Millet with her migrant ancestors? Check back next Friday (Dec 3) for our expert opinion from Ian Waller.

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Expert QnA: Canadian question

| Overseas, QnA, Research tips | 29/10/2010 14:50pm

The expert answer has now gone up on last week’s QnA. Fancy trying your hand at answering this week’s question? Our YFT expert, Ian Waller, will give his thoughts on this query on 5 November – so check back to see if you were on the right track.

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5 great Irish genealogy sites

| Getting started, Online resources, Overseas, Regional, Research tips, Top starter tips | 17/08/2010 14:49pm

Useful sites for tracing your Irish ancestors across both Eire and Northern Ireland

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Researching the West Indies

| Overseas, Research tips | 23/07/2009 09:46am

The West Indies comprises 20 or so different nations, territories and dependencies, each of which has it’s own registration system and records office. Here’s a guide to the ones we couldn’t squeeze into our feature on the subject in YFT80.

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Living in America

| Getting started, Online resources, Overseas, Research tips, Top starter tips | 09/07/2009 00:00am

Did your ancestors cross the Atlantic? Get some further pointers with our extended list of contacts to accompany the ‘Around the Empire’ feature in YFT79

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