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  • Magdalene College, Cambridge

    [ ]Magdalene College (/ˈmɔːdlɪn/ mawd-lin) is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. The college was founded in 1428 as a Benedictine hostel, in time coming to be known as Buckingham College, before being refounded in 1542 as the College of St Mary Magdalene. Magdalene College has some of the grandest benefactors including Britain's premier no...

  • Cambridge University Alumni

    Please add known Cambridge alumni to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the project, add resources ... And more collaborators. University of Cambridge The University of Cambridge (informally known as "Cambridge University" or simply as "Cambridge") is a collegiate research university located in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Originally founded in 1209, it is the secon...

  • ENGLAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects

    ENGLAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects This is a sub-project of International Places Project Index Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place in ENGLAND on Geni to discover more about your ancestors. If a place you are looking for in E...

  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • Lord Mayors of London

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to bring all the Lord Mayors of London at one meeting place. wikipedia: wikipedia: Note: the position of Lord Mayor of London is NOT the same as Mayor of London The incumbent Lord Mayor of London is Michael Bear The incumbent Mayor of London is Boris Johnson - Wikipedia Boris Johnson is a Mayor of London and NOT a Lord ...

  • Devon - Family Heads

    People Connected to Devon People connected to Devon can be placed in the following groups. Historical and Political people - accommodated by the project Historical Devon which covers the History of Devon and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category. Families with their roots in Devon. Please add the earliest head of the family to the lis...

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  • Británicos en Chile (British in Chile)

    Inmigración británica en Chile Los británicos han sido muy importantes en la formación de la nación chilena. Actualmente, Chile tiene la mayor población de descendientes de británicos en América Latina. Más de 700.000 chilenos descendientes de británicos (es decir, ingleses, galeses y escoceses) Historia Chile, frente a...

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  • International Places Project Index

    International Places Project Index=Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place on Geni to discover more about your ancestors. If a place you are looking for is not listed, and you cannot find a project on the place then you may consider creat...

  • Sussex - Main Page

    This is the Umbrella Project Page for Sussex, England. Related Projects Sussex - Family Heads - Sussex families researched on GENi Sussex - Famous People Sussex - Genealogical Resources Historic Sussex - Historical information about Sussex, including links to historical and political people connected to Sussex. Historic Buildings of East Sussex Historic Buildings of West Sussex

  • Deanery Garden, Berkshire, England

    Deanery Garden, Berkshire, England An early C20 house by Edwin Lutyens surrounded by a contemporary formal and informal garden by Lutyens, with planting plans by Gertrude Jekyll . HISTORIC DEVELOPMENT Edward Hudson bought a walled orchard in Sonning in the 1890s, employing Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) to provide a survey and plan, dated June 1899, for the proposed house and garden. The Deane...

  • Benham Park, Berkshire, England

    Benham Park, Berkshire, England The original township of BENHAM seems to have consisted not only of the present township of Marsh Benham in this parish, but also of the township or tithing of Hoe Benham in the adjoining parish of Welford (q.v.). Certain lands here, granted in 956 by King Edwy to his servant Elfsy, were given by the latter to the abbey of Abingdon, and the bounds of the townsh...

  • Beckett Hall, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), England

    Beckett Hall Berkshire (now Oxfordshire) Beckett Hall (or Beckett House) is a country house at Shrivenham in the English county of Oxfordshire (formerly in Berkshire). The present house dates from 1831. History This ancient historical manor is first mentioned in the Domesday survey, and acquired by King John in 1204. The King holds Scrivenham in the demesne [domain] that King Edward hel...

  • Basildon Park, Berkshire, England

    A brief history of Basildon, Berkshire Basildon is a Thames-side Parish in the Royal County of Berkshire, lying between Pangbourne to the south and Streatley to the north and some 8 miles west of Reading. It has a population of 1600 and comprises some 3,500 acres. Nowadays it is best known for Basildon Park, a National Trust property, built by John Carr of York between 1777-1783 for Sir Fra...

  • Abingdon Abbey, Berkshire,(now Oxfordshire), England

    Abingdon Abbey, Berkshire, (now Oxfordshire), England Abingdon Abbey was a Benedictine monastery also known as St Mary's Abbey located in Abingdon, historically in the county of Berkshire but now in Oxfordshire, England.[1] History The abbey was supposedly founded in 675 either by Cissa, viceroy of Centwine, king of the West Saxons , or by his nephew Hean, in honour of the Virgin Mary, fo...

  • Ashdown House, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), England

    Ashdown House, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), England Although a few alterations were made to the house, the building remained largely as-built until it was requisitioned for use by the army during World War II. The occupation left it in a near derelict state.[5] The National Trust has owned Ashdown House since 1956 when it was donated to the trust by Cornelia, Countess of Craven . The house is...

  • Sandleford Priory, Berkshire, England

    Sandleford Priory, Berkshire, England This small priory of Austin canons was founded by Geoffrey, the fourth count of Perch, and Matilda of Saxony, his wife, on a site about a mile south of Newbury, called Sandleford or Sandford, close to the banks of the Enborne, which forms the boundary between Berkshire and Hampshire. The date of the foundation lies between the years 1193 and 1202. It appe...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise Head Quarters Object of this exercise To link existing GENi profiles of WW1 personnel (survivors and casualties) to the relevant projects for men and women born in the Channel Islands, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This includes people born in other parts of the world into families from those countries (for example servicemen serv...

  • Visitation of Dorsetshire in 1565

    This project is sub-project of the Heraldic Visitations of England and Wales Project. See the main project page for more info: Heraldic Visitations of England and Wales This project catalogues all the families recorded in the following publication: Metcalfe, Walter C., ed. (1887). The Visitation of Dorsetshire, A.D. 1565, by William Harvey, Clarenceux King of Arms . Exeter: William Pollard ...

  • Visitation of London in 1568

    This project is sub-project of the Heraldic Visitations of England and Wales Project. See the main project page for more info: Heraldic Visitations of England and Wales This project catalogues all the families recorded in the following publication: Howard, J.J.; Armytage, G.J., eds. (1869). The Visitation of London in the year 1568, taken by Robert Cooke, Clarenceux King of Arms, and since ...

  • Tailors

    TAILOR A tailor is a person who makes, repairs, or alters clothing professionally, especially suits and men's clothing. Although the term dates to the thirteenth century, tailor took on its modern sense in the late eighteenth century, and now refers to makers of men's and women's suits, coats, trousers, and similar garments, usually of wool, linen, or silk. A tailor-made is a man's suit...

  • Aldermaston Court, Berkshire, England

    Aldermaston Court, Berkshire, England Aldermaston Court is a country house and private park built in the Victorian era for Daniel Higford Davall Burr with incorporations from a Stuart house. It is south-east of the village nucleus of Aldermaston in the English county of Berkshire. The predecessor manor house became a mansion from the wealth of its land and from assistance to Charles I during ...

  • Merchant Taylors' School

    Merchant Taylors' School (MTS) is a British independent day school for boys, originally located in the City of London. Since 1933 it has been located on 250 acres (1 km2) of grounds at Sandy Lodge in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire (but within the HA postcode area). The school was founded in 1551 by members of the Merchant Taylors' Company - Sir Thomas White , Sir Richard Hilles, E...

  • Berkshire - Main Page

    This is the umbrella project for Berkshire Related Projects Historic Berkshire Berkshire - Familly Heads Berkshire - Famous People Berkshire - Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards Historic Buildings of Berkshire Berkshire Genealogical Resources BERKSHIRE MAIN PAGE Berkshire (pron.: /ˈbɑrkʃər/ or /ˈbɑrkʃɪə...

  • Buckinghamshire - Main Page

    This is the Umbrella Project Page for Buckinghamshire England. Related Projects Buckinghamshire Family Heads Buckinghamshire Famous People Buckinghamshire Genealogical Resources Historical Buckinghamshire Historic Buildings of Buckinghamshire Buckinghamshire Monumental Inscriptions Cemeteries and Graveyards

  • Cheshire - Main Page

    This is the umbrella project for the County of Cheshire Related Projects - Cheshire - Famous People Cheshire - Family Heads Cheshire - Genealogical Resources Historic Cheshire Historic Buildings of Cheshire Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards of Cheshire CHESHIRE Cheshire (pron.: /ˈtʃɛʃər/ or /ˈtʃɛʃ&#x...

  • Christ's College, Cambridge

    [ ] Christ's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, officially comprising the Master and Fellows of the College as well as about 600 students.[1] The college was founded by Lady Margaret Beaufort in 1505, its royal charter granted on May 1 of that year, and was the twelfth of the Cambridge colleges to be founded in its current form. It was originally established as G...

  • Esmeralda Floripes's notable ancestors

    My Notable Ancestors My ancestors immigrated to the Azores around mid to late 1400's, they came from Flanders and Portugal and their roots go deep into Central Europe royalty. Balkans . DNA comp 8% (East Balkan + East Med) ca. 246/50 – 18 August 330: Saint Helena of the Cross 48th great grand mother Belgium/ Flanders, England, Germany, Norway, Poland, Scotland, Sweden, Denmark DN...

  • Westminster Abbey Interments and Memorials

    Scope of project This project identifies people interred in Westminster Abbey, as well as individuals memorialized there. See also Poets' Corner - Westminster Abbey References Wikipedia contributors. " Burials and memorials in Westminster Abbey ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " Famous People & The Abbey ", Westminster Abbey The Church Monuments Society

  • Visitations of Surrey in 1530, 1572, and 1623

    This project is sub-project of the Heraldic Visitations of England and Wales Project. See the main project page for more info: Heraldic Visitations of England and Wales This project catalogues all the families recorded in the following publication: Bannerman, W.B., ed. (1899). The Visitations of the County of Surrey made and taken in the years 1530 by Thomas Benolte, Clarenceux King of Arms...

  • Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Arley Hall, Northwich This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Cheshire, with links to sub-projects for sp...

  • Parsons Family

    Calling all Parsons! Let's link our family trees together. Parsons (surname) Parsons as a surname has an occupational meaning, and refers to a parson's servant or a person that worked in the parson's house. Another meaning of the surname is the parson's son . Notable people with the surname of Parsons include: Alan Parsons (born 1948), British musician and record producer Albert Par...

  • Historic Surrey

    Historic Surrey The Object of this project is to gather together information on historical or political people of Surrey and link them to profiles and trees on Geni. The exact format of the project is not written in stone and will evolve as research progresses. Famous people with Surrey connections and individual Surrey families are listed on a sister project - People with Surrey Connections....

  • Kings of Ancient Britannia

    This project will keep track of the kings of ancient Britain, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland beginning with the Roman invasion of Britain in 55 AD to 1066 AD at the coronation of Harold II and beginning of the Middle Ages. Naming Conventions We will use titles in the native language. Cadeyrn Fendigaid ap Gwrtheyrn did not speak English, so he was never once called "King of Powys." His title w...

  • The Court of Henry VIII, King of England

    Scope of Project This project identifies the personalities of the Royal Court of King Henry VIII, King of England. Family, friends and foes, are included. Overview Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was also Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) and claimant to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the second monarch ...

  • Battle of Hastings

    (This is the one in which Wm the Conqueror captures England) The Battle of Hastings took place on 14 October 1066. It was the decisive Norman victory in the Norman Conquest of England, fought between the Norman army of Duke William II of Normandy and the English army of King Harold II.[1] The battle took place at Senlac Hill, approximately 6 miles northwest of Hastings, close to the present-d...

  • Norman families of Normandy (France) and England

    NOTE: This is an umbrella project that will contain a number of sub-projects, so at this time there will be no profiles added to this overview project. For a discussion of naming conventions for this period, please refer to this discussion thread: [Naming Conventions: Medieval Europe (esp France and England) ] For a general discussion about the Anglo-Norman genealogical project, please see:...

  • Mayors of Guildford, Surrey, England

    List of Mayors 1413-1800 The history and description of Guildford List of Mayors 1974-2015 Guildford Borough Council Picture: Henry Nevill mayor of Guildford in 1902 and 1903.

  • English-language writers

    English-language writers are people who produces nonfictional writing or literary art such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays, or essays in the English language.

  • Westminster College, Cambridge

    [ ] Westminster College in Cambridge is a theological college of the United Reformed Church, formerly the Presbyterian Church of England. Its principal purpose is training for the ordination of ministers, but is also used more widely for training within the denomination. The current principal of the college is the Revd Susan Durber and the vice-principal and director of studies is the Revd Jo...

  • Border Reivers

    Border Reivers Scope of Project To explore the culture and families of the counties known as the Badlands (England) and Scottish Borders (Scotland). Please collaborate and build our family trees for the original "Hatfields and McCoys." Reivers from: What was a Reiver? Expert Keith Durham (author of "Reivers" and "The Border Reivers") describes him thus: a professional rustler and ...

  • Perpetual Emigration Fund

    The Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company was organized in October 1849. The "donations to the fund" helped outfit members "for the trek west" from 1850 to 1887. It also funded voyages to America starting in 1856. The fund was dis-incorporated in 1887 under the provisions of the Edmunds-Tucker Act. Approximately 30,000 people were assisted with all or part of their transportation expenses during th...

  • Jesus College, Cambridge

    [ ] Jesus College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. The College's full name is The College of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint John the Evangelist and the glorious Virgin Saint Radegund, near Cambridge. Its common name comes from the name of its Chapel, Jesus Chapel. The college was established between 1496 and 1516, on the site of the twelfth-century Benedicti...

  • Queens College, Cambridge

    [ ] Queens' College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. Queens' is one of the oldest and largest colleges of the university, founded in 1448 by Margaret of Anjou (the Queen of Henry VI, who founded King's College), and has some of the most recognisable buildings in Cambridge. The college spans both sides of the river Cam, colloquially referred to as the "light si...

  • Tudor women

    Women in Tudor England - 1485 to 1603 Life for women during the Tudor period, 1485 to 1603, was not easy. In those days, women had no legal rights. Tudor law was not kind to women. The law was used to limit women. They didn’t have rights to inherit property. The law actually considered them the property of either their husband or father. There were even laws that prohibited them from h...

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  • Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

    Sussex College (referred to informally as "Sidney") is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England. The college was founded in 1596 under the terms of the will of Frances Sidney, Countess of Sussex (1531–1589) and named after its foundress. It was from its inception an avowedly Protestant foundation;[1] "some good and godlie moniment for the mainteynance of good learn...

  • The Court of Elizabeth l, Queen of England

    Please add the personalities of the Royal Court of Elizabeth l, Queen of England, including family, friends and foes, to this project. (actions > add profile). Collaborators, feel free to update the project page; add resources, images & documents; and perhaps make spin off / related projects. Overview Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Irel...

  • Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

    Gonville and Caius College (often referred to simply as "Caius" /ˈkiːz/ keez) is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. The college is the fourth-oldest college at the University of Cambridge and one of the wealthiest. The college has been attended by many students who have gone on to significant accomplishment, including thirteen Nobel Prize w...

  • Trinity College, Cambridge

    The college was founded by Henry VIII in 1546, from the merger of two existing colleges: Michaelhouse (founded by Hervey de Stanton in 1324), and King's Hall (established by Edward II in 1317 and refounded by Edward III in 1337). At the time, Henry had been seizing church lands from abbeys and monasteries. The universities of Oxford and Cambridge, being both religious institutions and quite ric...

  • Pembroke College, Cambridge University

    [ ] Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. The college is the third oldest college of the university and has over seven hundred students and fellows. Physically, it is one of the university's larger colleges, with buildings from almost evOn Christmas Eve 1347, Edward III granted Marie de St Pol, widow of the Earl of Pembroke, the licence for the fou...

  • Archbishops of Canterbury

    From History Magazine - History UK - History of England- Archbishops of Canterbury : in the Christian church, an archbishop is a bishop of superior rank who has authority over other bishops in an ecclesiastic province or area. The Church of England is presided over by two archbishops: the archbishop of Canterbury, who is 'primate of All England', and the archbishop of York, who is 'primate of...

  • Trinity Hall, Cambridge

    Hall is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. It is situated on the River Cam, nested between Clare College and Trinity College. It is the fifth-oldest college of the university, having been founded in 1350 by William Bateman, Bishop of Norwich. The college is often known informally as 'Tit Hall' by students within the university.The devastation caused by the Black Deat...

  • Peterhouse, Cambridge University

    Peterhouse is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. It is the oldest college of the university, having been founded in 1284 by Hugo de Balsham, Bishop of Ely and granted its charter by King Edward I. Today, Peterhouse has 226 undergraduates, 86 full-time graduate students and 45 fellows. The modern name of Peterhouse does not include the word "college". Despite being ...

  • King's College, Cambridge

    King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. Formally named The King's College of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas in Cambridge, the college lies besides the River Cam and faces out onto King's Parade in the centre of the city. King's was founded in 1441 by Henry VI, soon after he had founded its sister college in Eton. However, the King's plans for...

  • Royalty In The Family

    Trying to gather all my royal ancestors in one place. Direct ancestors only.

  • Emmanuel College, Cambridge

    [ ] Emmanuel College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. The college was founded in 1584 by Sir Walter Mildmay, Chancellor of the Exchequer to Elizabeth I.[2] Since 1998, Emmanuel has been among the top five colleges in the Tompkins Table, which ranks colleges according to end-of-year examination results. Emmanuel has topped the table five times since then (2003–...

  • British Radio and Television Personalities

    British Radio and Television Personalities Please link the profiles of people who have either presented or hosted programs on British Radio or Television or were born in the United Kingdom and are radio or television personalities in other countries. A radio personality can be someone who introduces and discusses various genres of music, hosts a talk radio show that may take calls from list...

  • St Catharine's College Cambridge

    [ ] St Catharine’s College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1473, the college is often referred to informally by the nickname "Catz". The college is located in the historic city-centre of Cambridge, and lies just south of King's College and lies across the street from Corpus Christi College. The college is notable for its open court (rather than close...

  • Clare College, Cambridge

    College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. The college was founded in 1326 as University Hall, making it the second-oldest surviving college of the University after Peterhouse. It was refounded in 1338 as Clare Hall by an endowment from Elizabeth de Clare. Clare is famous for its chapel choir and for its gardens on "the Backs" (the back of the college...

  • Notable Victorians

    Notable Victorians Lots of changes took place during the Victorian era (1837 to 1901), and many people made important contributions to Victorian society in a wide variety of different ways. This project will help to learn more about some of these notable Victorians: Queen Victoria ...

  • Penfold One Name Study

    The Penfold One Name Study is registered with The Guild of One-Name Studies under study number 4433. [ The Guild of One-Name Studies is the world's leading organisation for one-name studies. A one-name study is a project researching facts about a surname and all the people who have held it, as opposed to a particular pedigree (the ancestors of one person) or descendancy (the descendants o...

  • Garter stall plates gallery

    Garter stall plates are small enamelled brass plates located in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle displaying the names and arms of the Knights of the Garter . Each knight is allotted a stall in St George's Chapel and the stall plate is affixed to his personal stall. His successor knight in that stall adds his own stall plate and thus a fairly complete series of stall plates survives for the su...

  • Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

    [ ] Corpus Christi College (full name: "The College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary", often shortened to "Corpus", or previously "The Body") is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.[1] It is notable as the only college founded by Cambridge townspeople:[2] it was established in 1352 by the Guild of Corpus Christi and the Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary,[3] making...

  • Archbishops of York

    Update: 18 July 2015 Geni project 10696 has been renamed Archbishops of York from the former name of British Archbishops; Archbishops of Canterbury has been spun off into its own project, so has Anglican Bishops . Contributions welcome to all from all. From the Archbishop of York - previous Archbishops Paulinus 627-633 Chad (Ceadda) 644-669 Wilfrid I (St. Wilfrid), 669-677 Bosa,...

  • Clare Hall, Cambridge

    Clare Hall is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. It is a college for advanced study, admitting only postgraduate students.Clare Hall is one of the smallest colleges with 180 graduate students, but around 125 Fellows, making it the highest Fellow to Student ratio at Cambridge University.Clare Hall was founded by Clare College (which had previously been known as "Clare...

  • Darwin College, Cambridge

    Darwin College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. Founded on 28 July 1964, Darwin was Cambridge University's first graduate-only college, and also the first to admit both men and women. The college is named after one of the university's most famous families, that of Charles Darwin. The Darwin family previously owned some of the land, Newnham Grange, on which the college no...

  • Wolfson College, Cambridge

    [ ] Wolfson College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. Wolfson is one of a small number of Cambridge colleges which admit only students over the age of 21. The majority of students at the college are postgraduates, with around 15% studying undergraduate degree courses at the university. The college was founded in 1965 as "University College", and ch...

  • St Edmund's College, Cambridge

    Edmund's College (colloquially Eddie's) is one of the 31 constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge. It is the second oldest of the four Cambridge colleges oriented to mature students, which only accept students reading for either masters or doctorate degrees, or undergraduate degrees if they are aged 21 or older (the oldest being Hughes Hall and the others being Wolfson College and Lu...

  • Selwyn College, Cambridge

    College is a constituent college in the University of Cambridge in England. The college was founded by the Selwyn Memorial Committee in memory of the Rt Reverend George Selwyn (1809–1878), who rowed on the Cambridge crew in the first Varsity Boat Race in 1829, and went on to become the first Bishop of New Zealand (1841–1868), and subsequently the Bishop of Lichfield (1868–1...

  • Robinson College, Cambridge

    College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. Founded in 1977, Robinson is the newest of the Cambridge colleges and is unique in being the only one to have been intended, from its inception, for both undergraduate and graduate students of either sex.The college was founded after the British philanthropist Sir David Robinson offered the university £17 million t...

  • Newnham College, Cambridge

    College is a women-only constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.The college was founded in 1871 by Henry Sidgwick, and was the second Cambridge college to admit women after Girton College. The co-founder of the college was Millicent Garrett Fawcett.The progress of women at Cambridge University owes much to the pioneering work undertaken by the philosopher Henry Sidgwick, fel...

  • Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

    Edwards College is a women-only constituent college of the University of Cambridge. It was founded as "New Hall" in 1954, and unlike many other colleges, it was founded without a benefactor and did not bear a benefactor's name. This situation changed in 2008. Following a donation of £30 million by alumna Ros Edwards (née Smith) and her husband Steve Edwards, New Hall was renamed M...

  • Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge

    Cavendish College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge which admits only postgraduates and undergraduates aged 21 or over. It only accepts female students and fellows, making the college one of the only three women-only university colleges in England.The college is named in honour of Lucy Cavendish (1841–1925), who campaigned for the reform of women's education.The col...

  • Hughes Hall, Cambridge

    Hall is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. It is often informally called Hughes, and is the oldest of the four Cambridge colleges which admit only mature students. The majority of Hughes Hall students are postgraduate, although nearly one-fifth of the student population comprises individuals aged 21 and above who are studying undergraduate degree courses...

  • Homerton College, Cambridge

    College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England. Its first premises were acquired in London in 1768, by an informal gathering of Protestant dissenters with origins in the seventeenth century. In 1894 the College moved from Homerton High Street, London, to Cambridge, and received its Royal Charter in 2010, affirming its status as a full college of the university. The C...

  • Girton College, Cambridge

    College is one of the 31 constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge. It was one of England's first residential colleges for women, established in 1869 by Emily Davies, Barbara Bodichon and Lady Stanley of Alderley. (Whitelands College, now part of the University of Roehampton, was established as a college of higher education for women earlier, in 1841.) The full college status was only...

  • Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

    College (often abbreviated "Fitz") is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge, England. The college traces its origins back to 1869 and the foundation of the Non-Collegiate Students Board, a venture intended to offer students from less financially privileged backgrounds a chance to study at the university.The institution was originally based at Fitzwilliam Hall (later ren...

  • Downing College, Cambridge

    College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, and currently has around 650 students. Founded in 1800, it was the only college to be added to Cambridge University between 1596 and 1869, and is often described as the oldest of the new colleges and the newest of the old. [1]The current Master of the college is Geoffrey Grimmett, Professor of Mathematical Statistics at the Univer...

  • Churchill College, Cambridge

    College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. It has a primary focus on science, engineering and technology, but still retains a strong interest in the arts and humanities.In 1958, a trust was established with Sir Winston Churchill as its chairman of trustees, to build and endow a college for 60 fellows and 540 students as a national and Commonwealth memorial to Wins...

  • Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England

    Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England The authentic history of Windsor Castle cannot be carried back beyond the 11th century. The romantic legends told by Froissart of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table at Windsor lack the foundation of prosaic record, but are interesting as representing the traditions as to the early history of Windsor which were current in the 14th and 15th centuri...

  • Engelandvaarders - England Farers 1940-1945

    Engelandvaarders Engelandvaarder werd de erenaam voor alle mannen en vrouwen die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog (1940-1945), na de capitulatie van de Nederlandse strijd-krachten en vóór de geallieerde invasie in Normandië op 6 juni 1944 (D-day) uit bezet gebied wisten te ontsnappen met de bedoeling zich in Engeland of ander geallieerd gebied bij de geallieerde strijdkrach...

  • UK Portal

    Welcome, Fàilte, Croeso ! . Looking for your ancestors in the UK? Or, you're in the UK and searching for relatives elsewhere in the world? In this forum, we encourage everyone with links in England, Scotland and Wales to communicate and explore a common ancestry. What can you do here? Ask questions Collaborate on your research Share knowledge you have gained as you've done ...

  • Counties of England - United Kingdom

    List of counties of England England is a nation within the United Kingdom See Old Counties Map and select "full view" for detailed image of the map right This is the hub project for the counties of England. The history of local government in the United Kingdom differs between England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and the subnational divisions within these which have been called c...

  • Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America

    WORK IN PROGRESS Hyperlinks refer to Wikipedia pages where more information can be found . Motives Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a Cultural History) From Library Journal This cultural history explains the European settlement of the United States as voluntary migrations from four English cultural centers. Families of zealous, literate Puritan yeomen an...

  • Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England

    Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England Woodstock Palace Woodstock's lost royal palace [By Simon Pipe] "' Henry I kept leopards and porcupines here, and the future Elizabeth I was a prisoner in the lodge. Now, only a stone pillar near the Glyme Valley Way marks the site of a building graced by centuries of rulers. Blenheim Palace and its lake provide one of the greatest man-made spectacl...

  • Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

    Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Beaumont Palace built outside the north gate of Oxford was intended by Henry I about 1130 to serve as a royal palace conveniently close to the royal hunting-lodge at Woodstock (now part of the park of Blenheim Palace). Its former presence is recorded in Beaumont Street, Oxford. Set into a pillar on the north side of the street, near Walton Street,...

  • Greys Court, Oxfordshire, England

    Greys Court, Oxfordshire, England Greys Court is a Tudor country house and associated gardens, located at grid reference SU725834, at the southern end of the Chiltern Hills at Rotherfield Greys, near Henley-on-Thames in the English county of Oxfordshire. It is owned by the National Trust and is open to the public. The name derives from an old connection to the Grey family, descendants of th...

  • Wallingford Castle, Berkshire (now in Oxfordshire), England

    Wallingford Castle, Berkshire(now in Oxfordshire), England Robert D'Oyley of Liseux built Wallingford Castle, a motte and bailey affair, between 1067 & 1071. He spent much of his time acquiring land, mostly at the expense of the church. The monks of Abingdon were eventually forced to conspire against him and pray for his repentance. He fell ill and was warned in a dream to mend his ways. Afte...

  • 100 Greatest Britons (BBC Poll, 2002)

    100 Greatest Britons (BBC Poll, 2002) 100 Greatest Britons (BBC Poll, 2002) 100 Greatest Britons was broadcast in 2002 by the BBC. The programme was based on a television poll conducted to determine whom the United Kingdom public considered the greatest British people in history. The series, Great Britons, included individual programmes featuring the individuals who featured in the top ...

  • 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...

  • DeLisser / De Lisser Family of Jamaica

    This project is to research and find out more about the DeLisser / De Lisser and other related families from Jamaica, West Indies, but originating in western Europe.==What can you do here?==*Ask questions.*Collaborate on your research.*Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area.*Problem finding an ancestors, open a discussion here and we all try to help*...

  • Portuguese-Spanish Jewish Journey to Jamaica

    This is sub-project of the Master Project for Jamaica: Jamaica Out Of many, One People"' . In 1700, there were more Jews in Spanish Town than in all of North America, and by 1730, Jews represented 12 percent of the white population of Jamaica. In the 18th century, Ashkenazi Jews began arriving from England and Germany, joining the Sephardi Jews who had begun to arrive a century earlier. I...

  • Reynolds family

    This project is to trace the Reynolds family from its earliest roots up to about 1800, focusing on the descendants of several children of George Reynolds, who came to settle in what is now New England and Virginia. Notables Earliest known ancestor: Carew Reynell Immigrated to the US: William Reynolds Sources Christopher Reynolds Family of Isle of Wight County The Reynolds Fami...

  • Huguenots of Britain

    Scope Scope of this project is to look in to the history of the huguenots in Britain and to indentify those who came and settled in Britain. The Huguenots An estimated 50,000 Protestant Walloons and Huguenots fled to England, about 10,000 of whom moved on to Ireland around the 1690s. In relative terms, this could be the largest wave of immigration of a single community into Britain ever...

  • International Planters and Pen Keepers

    Colonials who owned land and slaves in countries, not their homeland and traveled frequently. My concentration is in Jamaica and USA. The likely hood that an American Plantation owner had other Plantations and relatives in other countries is always possible. I know most of mine did, and this creates a problem for genealogy searches in Jamaica. If u know of or have ancestors who fit this des...

  • RMS Lusitania Cabin passengers

    RMS Lusitania Cabin passengers This a sub project of the RMS Lusitania project , the passenger list below is currently used as a worksheet while we are in the process of adding profiles. Here you can check if the profile you would like to add is added already Profiles currently on Geni : Please add profiles with a link if they can be found on Geni Information about the second class (Cabin) ...

  • Campbell Families of Jamaica

    Facebook group S.W. Campbell's of Argyll who's profiles posted here are for research purpose only. Presently I have no proof they are related to the Campbell's who were in Jamaica. I do know that the Campbell families in Jamaica were from Argyll. Before settling in Jamaica, some were in Barbados. After leaving Jamaica some settled in England and the USA The ones posted here will be use...

  • Primeros Ingleses en Chile

    To edit the profiles of the first English immigrants who came to Chile and also of the english men who happened for Chile on board of his ships from the XVth to XIXth century Proyecto creado por Jaime Ross(c) 03/03/3013 Ingleses en Peru :

  • 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...

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