Tracing Your Scottish Ancestors, an official guide to the records in ScotlandsPeople and the National Records of Scotland, is indispensable for family historians, historians and biographers, whether visiting in person or researching online.6th edition is packed with information about how to trace Scottish genealogy in the unique treasure trove of Scotland's national archives. New features include 1911 census, pre-1841 censuses, valuation rolls,RC records etc
During the 1911 census some suffragettes refused to fill it in- or put their occupation as ‘slave to the family’. On this form the woman has written: “Until Women are recognised by the Government as Citizens I refuse to do a Citizens’ duty -no Vote- no Census- Nellie Allen” The enumerator (who went door to door filling in the census) wrote “I understand Miss Allen has a brother and a domestic servant living with her”. Census scan from Ancestry.co.uk.
Ireland – The National Archives of Ireland has created a special website specifically devoted to genealogy. The website contains a wealth of useful records for anyone tracing their Irish ancestors. Included are the 1901 and 1911 census records, the Tithe Applotment Books from 1823 to 1837, and the Soldiers’ Wills from 1914 to 1917.
Miss Hannah Riordan was born 1890, Co Cork, Ireland. Hannah was seen as a domestic servant in the 1911 census. Hannah boarded Titanic at Queenstown as a 3rd class passenger. Travelling with Hannah were others from the Kingwilliamstown, Cork area, among them her cousin Patrick O'Connor & Daniel Buckley, Bridget Bradley, Patrick Denis O'Connell, Nora O'Leary & Michael Linehan. Hannah was rescued from the sinking in lifeboat 13 along with Bridget Bradley. She died 29 Sept 1982, New York, aged…
The Genealogist's Internet: The Essential Guide to Researching Your Family History Online Online census records and wills, including the 1911 Census Civil registration indexes Information on occupations and professions DNA matching New genealogy websites and search engines Surname studies Passenger lists and migration records Information on digitized historical maps and photographs