Jews in Suffolk

Does anybody have knowledge of Jewish families in Bures, or Barton Mills, Suffolk, and specifically of an Elijah Pettit father of an Esther who married Abraham Posner in London in 1891? These names were probably Anglicised. Thanks!

Newspapers of Past & Present for Suffolk and Cambridgeshire….

Bury and Norwich Post – Bury Free Press – Cambridge Chronicle and Journal – Cambridge Daily News – Cambridge Independent Press – East Anglian Daily Times – East Suffolk Mercury and Lowestoft Weekly News – Evening Star – Framlingham Weekly News – Herts & Cambs Reporter incorporating The Royston Crow – Huntingdon, Bedford & Peterborough Gazette – Ipswich Advertised or Illustrated Monthly Miscellany – Ipswich Journal …

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Default Notifications for New Users

These are the default notification settings that are set for new users. If you want to change your notification settings, you can do so at any time in your account management area. If you have registered for notifications in your browser or the Ancestorian App, you can manage those settings by clicking the orange bell icon (on the bottom-right of every page). Notification On Site and …

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Isn’t it interesting: the rise and fall of a family’s fortunes is in

I think most historians would agree that it is human nature to forget that wise saying that “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” In fact, there are probably many skeptics today who say “Regardless of whether or not you study and know history you are doomed to repeat it.” Part of this skepticism is related to the believe or understanding that …

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Trevor BARKER

Trevor BARKER Headstone reads – With Loving Thoughts of Trevor Barker Called Home January 13th 1912 Aged 12 years Safe in His Fathers Home. Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton, Qld. Mon. 15 Jan 1912. Page 4. A Drowning Case A sad drowning accident took place at what is known as the sandbank in the big dam, about five o’clock yesterday afternoon, the victim being Trevor Barker, aged thirteen …

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Definition of Facts in Genealogical Research

When creating facts in Family Tree Maker, you can “rate” a fact according to your confidence in the information contained in the fact using a “star” system. I’ve attached a snippet of the dialog box associated with rating a fact. Unfortunately, very few people who use Family Tree Maker take advantage of this rating system. I’ve been working on the Leete ancestry tree for about 30 …

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The Baker family: from Salehurst to Sydney

SARAH DRURY 1796-1839 Sarah Drury is my 4 x great aunt and was the daughter of William and Mary Drury nee Iden. She was baptised in Rolvenden, Kent on 2 October 1796 [1] and was the fifth of William and Mary’s six children and their youngest daughter. In the 1841 census her father, brothers and all the surrounding households were agricultural labourers. On 4 January 1813 when she was 16 …

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Nova Scotia and other Eastern Provinces Genealogy

I have collected a large amount of reviewed genealogy data on the Canadian Eastern Provinces- From Ontario to Newfoundland. I got into this because of what happened to the Loyalists after the Revolutionary War: they were pushed, encouraged, or just volunteered to leave the US for Canada. My family among them. My family was split asunder by the War; mostly Revolutionaries but a significant number of …

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