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V-E Day

On March 7, 1945, the Western Allies—whose chief commanders in the field were Omar N. Bradley and Bernard Law Montgomery—crossed the Rhine after having smashed through the strongly fortified Siegfried Line and overran West Germany. …

Rules of Marriage

Men cannot marry: GrandmotherMotherMothers sisterMothers half-sisterFathers sisterFathers half-sisterAdoptive motherSisterHalf-sisterDaughterAdopted daughterSisters daughterHalf-sisters daughterBrothers daughterHalf-brothers daughterGranddaughter Women cannot marry: GrandfatherFatherFathers brotherFathers half-brotherMothers brotherMothers half-brotherAdoptive father Brotherhalf-brotherSonAdopted sonSisters sonHalf-sisters sonBrothers sonHalf-brothers sonGrandson Adopted children and their genetic parents …

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1901 Census – Update

The good people at leedsindexers.co.uk  Have found some major transcription discrepencies in a search they did on the 1901 census: (online – http://www.1901census.nationalarchives.gov.uk/) for Yorkshire – comparing them with the actual census. quote: During the …

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UK Census Info

There has been a census every ten years since 1801, excluding 1941. However, only those that date from 1841 are of real value to the UK family historian. The administration of the early census returns …