Genealogy Projects tagged with british on the Geni Family Tree

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  • British Politicians

    Umbrella Project for the Politicians of Great Britain. Pictured right: Benjamin Disraeli Please also add profiles to the apporpriate sub-project(s) associated with this umbrella project. Projects under this umbrella: 16th Century Members of Parliament 17th Century Members of Parliament 18th Century Members of Parliament Century Members of Parliament 20th Century Members of Parli...

  • 19th Century British Politicians

    19th Century British Politicians Picture to right: William Tatton Egerton The list below is from Wikipedia UK MPs 1801–02 . Although there will be duplications through the years this is still a huge project and this list is just for starters. Please remember to add profiles to the umbrella project British Politicians and try to create a hyperlink to Geni profiles for the names listed...

  • 18th Century British Politicians

    18th Century British Politicians Picture Right: Henry Drummond who in 1774 entered parliament, representing Wendover, Buckinghamshire. He was a supporter of Lord North, and in 1780, at North’s suggestion, he was elected an MP for Midhurst in Sussex. He held that seat until 1790. It would be most helpful if when adding a profile you could please add it also to the alphabetical list be...

  • The Royal Navy

    The Royal Navy (RN) Founded in 1660 "In times of conflict or peace, the Royal Navy is key to the prosperity of Britain and the stability of the high seas. Explore our role on the global stage." Image Right - Mary Rose The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force. Tracing its origins to the 16th century, it is the oldest service and is known a...

  • British celebrities

    British celebrities have made a profound impact in all areas of the entertainment industry. including literature, music, film and television, as well as international sports. They command a great degree of public fascination and influence the everyday lives of peoples throughout the world. Sub-Projects British Film Actors British Television Actors British Stage Actors Modern British...

  • British Migration - Main Page

    British Migration - Main Page The object of this project is to provide an index to the numerous projects dealing with this subject and also to give an overview of migration to and from Britain. The aim is also to provide links to resources and further reading available to researchers; contributions are very welcome! Please add projects to the relevant Sections and help researchers by adding l...

  • 20th Century British Politicians

    20th Century British Politicians This is a huge project as this list only represents MPs elected in 1945. There will of course be overlap over the years but still a massive undertaking. We welcome anyone who wishes to take part. Picture right: Tony Benn Constituency MP Party A Aberavon William Cove Labour Aberdare George Hall Labour Aberdeen North Hector Hughes Labour Aberdeen S...

  • British Mine workers (non-coal)

    British Mine workers (non-coal) Pictured right Wealden Iron Ore Pits For British Coal Miners please go to: Mining has occurred in Great Britain since approximately 2700 BC. A diverse range of minerals has been extracted by underground mining, ranging from industrial minerals such as limestone through to precious metals like gold. Plans, sections and shaft information exist, recording many...

  • British Coal Mine Workers

    British Coal Mine Workers=Coal mining in the United Kingdom probably dates to Roman times and took place in many different parts of the country. Britain's coalfields are associated with Northumberland and Durham, North and South Wales, Yorkshire, Scotland, Lancashire, the East and West Midlands and Kent. During the 1980s and 1990s the industry was scaled back considerably. In 2013, there were t...

  • British Writers: D - G

    British Writers: D - G This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (A - C) : (*D - G): (H - K) : (L - P) : (Q - S) : (T - Z) . How to add a link is explained in the ...

  • Irish Convicts to Australia

    IRISH Convicts transported to Australia Note: This project is for IRISH convicts only, please do not add English profiles to this project ' For other then Irish convicts see Convicts to Australia When Captain Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet arrived at Port Jackson in 1788, 751 convicts and their children disembarked, along with 252 marines and their families. They made the eight mo...

  • Dunera Boys/Internees

    Dunera Boys/Internees Hired Military Transport Dunera was a British passenger ship built as a troop transport in the late 1930s. As the storm clouds of war gathered in the late 1930s, thousands of German refugees - either Jewish or politically opposed to the Nazis - fled to Britain for sanctuary. Little did many of them know they would soon be deported to Australia in one of the more notoriou...

  • Wars of the Three Kingdoms (1639-1651)

    Wars of the Three Kingdoms The Wars of the Three Kingdoms formed an intertwined series of conflicts that took place in England, Ireland, and Scotland between 1639 and 1651 after these three countries had come under the "Personal Rule" of the same monarch. The English Civil War has become the best-known of these conflicts and included the execution of the Three Kingdoms' monarch, Charles I, by...

  • Blacks in World War I

    Black soldiers served in the First World War, just as they served in the Civil War (on both sides), and the Spanish American War. The war started in 1914 and ended in 1918, mostly in Europe, but also spread to the Far East and Africa. The United States did not get involved until 1917, when president Woodrow Wilson declared war on Germany. My wife's great uncle, Willie B. Daniel, served in...

  • South African Settlers - British

    Early British Settlers in South Africa Purpose This is a project devoted to the British settlers/progenitors in South Africa. It has been set up primarily to accommodate those British Settlers who arrived before and after the 1820 Settlers. Please only add the profiles of the Progenitors who came from Britain - England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, although it may be necessary to have separ...

  • Speakers of the British House of Commons

    The Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the House of Commons, the United Kingdom's lower chamber of Parliament. The Speaker presides over the House's debates, determining which members may speak. The Speaker is also responsible for maintaining order during debate, and may punish members who break the rules of the House. Unlike presiding officers of legislatures in many...

  • Child Emigration from Britain to Canada (British and Colonial Emigration Fund)

    This is a sub-project of the Child Emigration - Britain to Canada. This one is for the British and Colonial Emigration Fund children. On the whole the profiles linked to this project do not have any information about the parents, what they did in Canada or exact dates of birth. What they do have is a source document showing their immigration to Canada. Because of the numbers involved the na...