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Ogdon, Lane & Letherland research continues

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​It's been a busy few weeks since I last updated my website and there's plenty more to see now... I have now cross checked all of Tom Ogdon's research into the descendants of Francis Oaketon against the Wirksworth Parish Records between 1608 and 1899, corrected entries where appropriate and added further information where available. Added all of th...
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Family tree updated

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More updates for the Metcalfe side of the family tree, in particular descendants of Alfred Metcalfe (my Great Uncle). I have also made contact with a couple more cousins, both descendants of Alfred Metcalfe. Updated Family History, Register and Descendant Reports for the Metcalfe family. Family History and Register reports are now also available to...
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Where people lived web pages added

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​I have now started to add web pages showing where people in my family tree actually lived. Added Barrow-In-Furness and York so far, both home to the Metcalfes.

1000th person added to family tree

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This month I added the 1000th person to my Family Tree, a milestone I never ever envisaged when I started work on the Tree back in 2004. More information added for the recent Metcalfe's and also the Brooks families. A new General Collection has been added for those miscellaneous photos that I acquire through family contacts and also genesreunited. ...
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Metcalfes traced back to 17th century

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I have now managed to trace the Metcalfe Family back to the 17th Century through the Census Returns for 1901 to 1841 and also before 1803 from a connection found in the Metcalfe Society book titled "History of the Clan" . My next task will be to research the various brothers and sisters through the Census Returns, thus filling out more detail in th...
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Photo archive restored

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​Using Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0 for Mac, I have now restored all the photographs in the Photo Archive. Also updated all of the photograph information. Resized the web pages to 800 by 600 instead of the previous 640 by 480 for better displays.

Family tree website relaunched

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​ I have decided to relaunch my family tree website for a number of reasons. Firstly, I just got hold of iLife '06 for the Mac and it's a fantastic! The new website has been entirely created using iWeb and looks much more professional. Secondly, non family members have been asking to see my family tree so I've decided to split it out from my o...
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