Category Archives: Genealogy

Family History

Genealogy: Sources: England/Wales Divorce Records National Archives

For divorces which you think took place in England and Wales between 1858 and 1937 you can look in the Catalogue of The National Archives.  www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/catalogue/search.asp Try the family name in the “Word or phrase”  box and you’ll need J77 in “Department or Series Code” box. If you find a relevant entry then you’ll need to go… Read More »

Genealogy: Sources: Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation

http://www.buchenwald.de/index_en.html To quote their web site “At the Buchenwald Memorial, the history of the Nazi concentration camp is to receive priority within this context. The history of the Soviet internment camp is to be integrated into the scientific and museum work to an appropriate degree. At the Mittelbau-Dora Memorial, special attention is to be devoted… Read More »

Ferrier, Henry David

Henry David Ferrier was an elder brother of my great grandfather Alfred James Ferrier. He emmigrated to the USA and settled in New York City (Kings County, Brooklyn). I know Henry David had one son who got married and they then had chidren. I have figured out what happened initially to some of them. Most… Read More »

Genealogy: Places: US: NY: Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most populous of New York City’s five boroughs, and the second-largest in area. Since 1896, Brooklyn has had the same boundaries as Kings County, which is now the most populous county in New York State and the second-most densely populated county in the United States, after New York County (Manhattan). It is… Read More »