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  • Ordre Cistercien de la Stricte Observance

    aussi « Trappistes » / aka "Trappists" Aperçu Overview L'ordre cistercien de la stricte observance (en latin ordo cisterciensis strictioris observantiæ, en abrégé o.c.s.o.), dont les membres sont familièrement appelés trappistes, est un ordre monastique catholique qui forme, avec l'Ordre cistercien (en latin ordo cisterciensis, en abr&...

  • Ordre des frères mineurs

    Sommaire Overview Wikipédia L'Ordre des frères mineurs (OFM) (en latin : ordo fratrum minorum), dont les membres sont couramment appelés Franciscains, est un ordre religieux catholique né en Italie sous l'impulsion de François d'Assise en 1210. À l'imitation du Christ, les membres tentent de vivre une vie de grande pauvreté et simplicité...

  • Ordre des Chartreux

    Sommaire Fondé par Saint Bruno de Cologne , aussi connu sous Bruno le Chartreux. Sources Ordre des Chartreux, Wikipédia Mots clés Keywords Deutsch : Kartäuser, OCart English : Carthusian Order, Carthusians, O.Cart. Español : Orden de los Cartujos, O.Cart. Français : Ordre des Chartreux, o.cart. ou Cart. Italiano : Ordine cert...

  • Oblats de Marie-Immaculée

    Introduction Les missionnaires Oblats de Marie Immaculée, en latin Oblati Mariae Immaculatae (abrégé OMI), est une congrégation religieuse catholique fondé à Aix-en-Provence le 25 janvier 1816 par saint Eugène de Mazenod (1782-1861), prêtre français du diocèse de Marseille. L'ordre, qui jusque là s'appelait la Soci...

  • Institutum Saeculare Pius X

    Aperçu L’Institut Séculier Pie X est une Famille apostolique fondée par le père Henri Roy, à Manchester, New Hampshire (États-Unis) en 1939. Les membres consacrés et associés cherchent par 100,000 moyens à ce que Jésus soit mieux connu, aimé et servi. Par leur implication dans divers milieux, les voilà ...

  • Chicago Gang History

    The history of street gangs in the Chicago, Ill., metropolitan area. Summary Gangs Notables See profiles for the people on Geni. Al Capone Links and resources 1923-26 map of Chicago gangs by Fredric Thrasher Street Gangs — Chicago Based or Influenced ChicagoGangs.org , Info and pics of all known Chicago gangs and crews, new and old. Gang Research Map of mode...

  • Detroit in History and Commerce, 1891

    Detroit in History and Commerce was written by James J Mitchell and published in 1891. This book provides a snapshot of Detroit in 1891, its history, businesses, prominent buildings and portraits of noted businessmen. The purpose of this project is to create profiles for these prominent Detroit businessmen from 1891 and to connect them to the Big Tree. This project serves as a valuable resour...

  • Geni Discussion Best Practices

    "The Start Here Basics" discussion thread was really good and informative but I think we can inprove on it. Here are my thoughts, feel free to tag curators and users you think might be interested. Michael McCann Attention All Curators and New Users Please note that these hints were written by my self and several other geni users, as a means to help their fellow users/relatives and other cur...

  • American Motorsports Hall of Fame

    The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America is a Hall of Fame and museum for American motorsports legends. The museum hosts over forty motorports-related vehicles. The collection is constantly changing. There are exhibits and displays of racing personalities, vehicles, and memorabilia. Eligibility for induction is extended to "any person who has driven, piloted, owned, designed, built, supported,...

  • Oesterkwekers in de familie

    Oesterkwekers in de familie Ned. OESTER-vereniging historie NLD OESTER-teelt in NEDERLAND OESTER-teelt in CHINA OESTER-teelt in JAPON OESTER-teelt in FRANCE Cultures de... OESTER-teelt in BELGIQUE gerelateerd onderwerp, nog niet in geni PAREL-duikers in de familie OESTER-kwekers - handelaren - kopers - liefhebbers - etCeter...

  • Jewish Families from Valašské Meziříčí (Wallachisch Meseritsch), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Valašské Meziříčí (Wallachisch Meseritsch) in the Czech Republic. Earliest known Jewish community was 1850. 1930 Jewish population was 135. Jewish community originated in 1867. Dr. Adolf Leimdorfer, 19th century rabbi, and historian Chaim Yahil, 1905-74,...

  • Geni.Kaamiño-Family Clans Connections.Com: The Family Path Less Travelled -2

    The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another's desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together. ~Erma Bombeck Family ...

  • Competitors for the Crown of Scotland

    With the death of King Alexander III in 1286, the crown of Scotland passed to his only surviving descendant, his three-year-old granddaughter Margaret. In 1290, the Guardians of Scotland, who had been appointed to govern the realm during the young Queen's minority, drew up the Treaty of Birgham, a marriage contract between Margaret and the five-year-old Edward of Caernarvon, heir apparent to th...

  • Jewish Families from Malešov, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Malešov, Bohemia, Czech Republic. Malešov is a market town in Kutná Hora District, Central Bohemia, with a population of 906 (2006). Alternate German name: Maleschau. Malesov is located in Bohemia, Kutna Hora at 49÷55 15÷14, 5 km SW of Kutna Hora and 13 km S of Kolin. Cemetery: 400 met...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Rhode Island (1778)

    The Battle of Rhode Island By Ex-Governor CHARLES WARREN LIPPITT A Paper read at a Special Meeting of the Society in the Old State House September 25th, 1915. Copyright 1915 by Charles Warren Lippitt August 29, 1778, in the annals of Rhode Island, is historic. Its memories are dear to the nation as well as to the State. To commemorate the deeds of national heroes links the present with ...

  • Slagtersnek Rebellie/Rebellion 15 Dec 1815

    The Slagtersnek rebels are tried in the Uithenhage landdros court Date: 15 December, 1815 Frederik Bezuidenhout owned a farm east of the Cape Colony. After reports surfaced that he was allegedly mistreating one of his Khoikhoi laborers, he was summoned to appear in a magistrate's court. After failing to make an appearance, an attempt was made to arrest him. Bezuidenhout fled to a nearby cav...

  • Ada of Huntingdon Descendants

    Draft. Needs additional work. Breretons are hypothetical -- do not add them. Ada of Huntington (-1241) m after 1224 Henry Hastings (1205-1250) Ida de Hastings (1218-1288) m. about 1238 Stephen de Segrave ( - ) m. about 1243 Hugh Peche ( - ). Margaret Hastings (1227-1228) Henry de Hastings (c1235-c1269) Edmund Hastings, 1st Baron Hastings (-1314) Richard Hastings (-) Joan Hasti...

  • Frostproof,Polk County,Florida

    This project is fro those from Frostproof,Polk County,Florida.

  • Lakeland, Polk County, Florida

    For people from Lakeland,Polk County, Florida.

  • Female Presidents

    List of elected or appointed female heads of state -- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, also Current Female presidents Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović , appointed 2015 President-elect , Croatia. Appointed Minister of European Integration in 2003 and was also Foreign Minister 2005-08. English and Spanish languages professor and former adviser in the Foreign Ministry. Finished second i...

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  • Polk City, Polk County,Florida

    This project is for those from Polk City,Polk County,Florida.

  • Millards,Adair County,Missouri

    This project is for those from Millards,Adair County,Missouri

  • Gibbs,Adair County,Missouri

    This project is for those who came from Gibbs Adair County,Missouri.

  • Novinger,Adair County,Missouri.

    this project is for those from Novinger,Adair County,Missouri.

  • Greentop,Adair County,Missouri

    This project is for those who came from Greentop,Adair County,Missouri.

  • Brashear,Adair County,Missouri

    project is for those who came from Brashear,Adair County,Missouri.

  • Kirksville,Adair County,Missouri

    This project is for those from Kirksville,Adair County,Missouri.

  • Dutch Diaspora from Overijssel : STAPHORST

    -under construction- Dutch Diaspora ‧ STAPHORST Overijssel ‧ NLD fam. BROUWER : Geert ‧ x ‧ v:1872 ‧ Roelof ‧ x ‧ v:1856 ‧ Arend COMPAGNER ‧ x ‧ v:1869 ‧ Thijs COSTER ‧ x ‧ v:1869 ‧ Evert CREDIET ‧ x ‧ v:1869 ‧ fam. DOZEMAN : Albert ‧ x Ȃ...

  • Provisional Government of Belgium 1830-1831

    . . . . ___________________________________________________ Explications/ Toelichting (Description) Voir/Zie Wikipedia... Membres/ Leden (Members) José de Coppin Félix de Mérode Louis de Potter Alexandre Gendebien André-Edouard Jolly Joseph Nicolay Charles Rogier Sylvain Van de Weyer Emmanuel van der Linden d'Hooghvorst

  • Aberystwyth Castle - Cardiganshire, Wales

    Aberystwyth Castle - Cardiganshire, Wales Image right - View of Aberystwyth Castle , about 1300 AD Type of Building: Fortress/Castle Condition: Ruined Location: Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire (now Ceredigion/Clwyd), Mid Wales Coordinates 52.41324°N 4.08968°W When Built: 1277-1289 Architect: Later work attributed to James of Saint George The Architecture / Style - Got...

  • Beaulieu, Hampshire, England

    Beaulieu, Hampshire, England In 1205 King John founded Beaulieu Abbey, endowing it with lands in the New Forest, which remained to it until the Dissolution. In 1220 the abbot and monks obtained permission to mark off their land from the forest with a dyke, and in 1235 the forest officers were instructed to assign them a carucate of heath in the bailiwick of Richard Foillet, containing 100 acr...

  • Basing House, Hampshire, England

    Basing House, Hampshire, England BASING is first mentioned in the will of King Edred, who left to his mother 'the lands at Amesbury, Wantnge and Basing.' Under Edward the Confessor it was held by Altei, who could 'betake himself whither he would.' It was then assessed at 11 hides. In 1086 it was assessed at 6½ and was held of the Conqueror by Hugh de Port as the chief of his fifty-five...

  • Avington Park & Manor, Hampshire, England

    Avington Park & Manor, Hampshire, England Avington Park , with its fine stretches of undulating country and its magnificent trees, described by Cobbett in 1830 as 'one of the very prettiest spots in the world,' covers nearly the whole of the north of the parish, extending over about 300 acres. Avington House, the seat of the Shelley family, stands almost in the heart of the woodland. The west...

  • Titchfield Abbey, Hampshire,England

    Titchfield Abbey, Hampshire, England Titchfield Abbey (or Place House) in Hampshire is perhaps best known for its Shakespeare associations: its owner, the Third Earl of Southampton, was the playwright's patron (and, many assume, the 'Fair Youth' to whom the majority of his sonnets are addressed), and some of the bard's plays are believed to have been performed there for the first time. Titc...

  • Netley Abbey, Hampshire, England

    Netley Abbey, Hampshire, England The abbey of Netley , Letley (Lœtus Locus), or Edwardstow (Loci Sancti Edwardi), dedicated to the honour of the Blessed Virgin and St. Edward the Confessor, was founded for Cistercian monks by Henry III. in 1239. It appears that Peter des Roches, Bishop of Winchester (1205-38), purchased the land of ' Hanseta ' and ' Cedrigia' from William, Bishop of An...

  • Broadlands, Hampshire, England

    Broadlands, Hampshire, England The original manor and area known as Broadlands has belonged to Romsey Abbey since before the time of the 11th-century English Norman Conquest. After the Dissolution of the Monasteries, Broadlands was sold to Sir Francis Fleming in 1547. His daughter married Edward St. Barbe, and the manor remained the property of the St. Barbe family for the next 117 years. S...

  • Chawton House, Hampshire, England

    Chawton House, Hampshire, England Chawton was the site of an ancient settlement dating back to the New Stone Age period. The Domesday Book of 1086 records that the manor with ploughed and wooded land belonged to Oda, a Hampshire thane, during the time of Edward the Confessor. Following the Norman Conquest, William the Conqueror made Oda surrender Chawton to his Norman follower, Hugh de Port. ...

  • Hinton Ampner House, Hampshire, England

    Hinton Ampner House, Hampshire, England Hinton Ampner House is a stately home with gardens within the civil parish of Bramdean and Hinton Ampner, near Alresford, Hampshire, England. The house and garden are owned by the National Trust and are open to the public The garden was created by Ralph Stawell Dutton (1898–1985), the 8th and last Baron Sherborne, starting in 1930, making thi...

  • De oorsprong van de familienaam Mooij

    In het kader van het onderzoek naar de oorsprong van de familienaam Mooij, worden hier alle verwijzingen naar onderzoeken, genealogiën of profielen van oude eerstgenoemde Mooijen vermeld. Dit om de kennis te vegroten, informatie uit te wisselen en van elke tak de oorsprong te vinden. Hiervoor worden vóór circa 1700 ook gegevens verzameld van alle spellingsvarianten, zoals: ...

  • Native American Tribes of Colorado

    Ancient Pueblo Peoples Nations Apache Arapaho Cheyenne George Bent 1843–1918 Owl Woman Comanche Shoshone Ute Chipeta 1843–1924 Ouray 1833–1880 Wikipedia History of Colorado

  • Lawson Family

    Scope of Project   To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Lawson family, from earlier origins to near modern times. General Note   For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki  Projects Page .   If you would like to contribute to this page, please contact the Project Manager or one of the Project Collaborat...

  • Presidents of Guatemala

    Presidente de Guatemala El Presidente de la República de Guatemala es el jefe de Estado y de gobierno de Guatemala por mandato del pueblo. El actual Presidente de la República de Guatemala es el General Otto Pérez Molina. Su tratamiento oficial es El Excelentísimo Señor Presidente Constitucional de la República de Guatemala. El Presidente de la Rep&...

  • Presidents of the Dominican Republic

    Primera República 1844-1848 : Pedro Santana (1801-1864), mandato de 14 de noviembre 1844 a 4 de agosto 1848 1848-1849 : Manuel Jimenes Gonzalez (1808-1854), mandato de 4 de agosto 1848 a 30 de mayo 1849 1849-1853 : Buenaventura Báez (1812-1884), mandato de 24 de septiembre 1849 a 15 de febrero 1853 1853-1856 : Pedro Santana (1801-1864), mandato de 15 de febrero 1853 a 26...

  • Latin American Presidents projects' directory

    El objetivo de este portal es reunir todos los proyectos relacionados a los Presidentes Latinoamericanos. A Presidentes de Argentina B Presidentes de Bolivia Presidentes de Brasil C Presidentes de Chile Presidentes de Colombia Presidentes de Costa Rica Presidentes de Cuba

  • Geni Українською

    Project goal is to enable Geni for Ukrainian-only speaking user.

  • Early Settlers of Kittery, Maine

    Bring your ancestor profiles on over. Must be set to public. Town of Kittery, ME - Historical Notes from  One act of the court of elections held on October 20, 1647 , was memorable : the erection of the Piscataqua Plantations into a town, the first in our present State of Maine, by the name of Kittery , which embraced the present town of that name, the Berwicks and Eliot. T...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Golegã ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Golegã to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de GOLEGÃ . Antonio Lopes Duro (Golegã, Santarem, Portugal, ? - Brasil, ?) casado com Gertrudes Dos Reis De Almeida.

  • Comic book character actors

    Comic book character actors are actors who have portrayed comic book characters, either in movies or in live-action television shows.

  • Primeiras povoações dos Açores

    First settlements on the Azores . XYZ... História dos Açores na Wikipedia... Inventory of the first human settlements on the Açores (with dates) since the start of Portuguese colonization. Wherever possible, the names of the earliest settlers/families will be provided. For interesting background, check the article History of the Azores on Wikipedia... . (O...

  • 16th Missouri Cavalry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION MISSOURI TROOPS 16th Regiment Cavalry Volunteers Organized at Springfield, Mo., November 1, 1863, from 6th Regiment Enrolled Militia. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to April, 1865, and to District of North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to July, 1865. SERVICE -- Scout and patrol duty in District of Southeastern Missouri until April, 1865, and in North Missour...

  • President Andrew Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet"

    President Andrew Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet"=The Kitchen Cabinet was a term used by political opponents of President of the United States Andrew Jackson to describe his ginger group, the collection of unofficial advisers he consulted in parallel to the United States Cabinet (the "parlor cabinet") following his purge of the cabinet at the end of the Eaton affair (aka, the Petticoat affair) and h...

  • Jewish families from Zábřeh (Hohenstadt), Šumperk District, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Zábřeh (Hohenstadt) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About: Zábřeh (Czech pronunciation: [ˈzaːbr̝ɛx]; German: Hohenstadt) is a town in the Šumperk District, in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic. From 1938 to 1945 it was one of the municipalities in Sudet...

  • Notable Cornish Pitcairn Islanders

    C Betty Christian Brenda Christian Gerard Christian 1870–1919 Ivan Christian 1919–1991 John Lorenzo Christian 1895–1984 Tom Christian 1935–2013 Warren Clive Christian 1914–2003 M Matthew Edmond McCoy 1868–1929 Q Arthur Quintal I Arthur Quintal II 1816–1902

  • Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, England

    Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, England The palace of Bishop's Waltham was originally built by Henry de Blois bishop of Winchester during the twelfth century, and was shortly afterwards the scene of two important councils: in 1182 when the barons met Henry II and granted him supplies for the second crusade; and in 1194 when Richard I held a council here preparatory to his last expedition to Franc...

  • Hyde Abbey, Hampshire, England

    Hyde Abbey, Hampshire, England Hyde Abbey was a medieval Benedictine monastery just outside the walls of Winchester, Hampshire, England. It was dissolved and demolished in 1539. History At the time Alfred the Great refounded the royal city of Winchester about 880 AD, the Saxon cathedral and the royal palace stood at the heart of the city. As the city grew, land was purchased in the city i...

  • Current pretenders to the thrones

    PRETENDERS TO THE ABOLISHED CROWNS EUROPE Albania: Leka II Austria: Karl II & V (MP) Bulgaria: Simeon II (MP) France: Louis XX (legitimist); Henry VII (orléanist, MP); Charles Napoléon (bonapartist, MP); Jean-Christophe (bonapartist, MP)

  • American Revolutionary War: Battle of Springfield (1780)

    The Battle of Springfield was fought during the American Revolutionary War on June 23, 1780. After the Battle of Connecticut Farms, on June 7, 1780, had foiled Lieutenant General Wilhelm, Baron von Knyphausen’s expedition to attack General George Washington’s army at Morristown, New Jersey, Knyphausen and Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton, British commander-in-chief in North Am...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge (1776)

    Please add profiles for those who fought in this battle to the project. Must be set to public. From North Carolina History Project Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge Labeled the "Lexington and Concord of the South" by many historians. In February of 1776, North Carolina Patriots embattled several hundred Tories at Moore’s Creek Bridge, and it was the first battle on North Carolina so...

  • Winchester Castle, Hampshire, England

    Winchester Castle, Hampshire, England The County Hall, the great Hall of Winchester where the first Parliaments of England were held, is the only remaining portion of the castle where Norman and Angevin kings resided, where Henry I was married to Maud of Scotland and their son William Atheling was born, where Henry III was born, where Arthur son of Henry VII was born, where Henry VIII enterta...

  • Hurst Castle, Hampshire, England

    Hurst Castle, Hampshire, England Hurst Castle in Hampshire on the south coast of England is one of Henry VIII's Device Forts, built at the end of a long shingle spit at the west end of the Solent to guard the approaches to Southampton. Hurst Castle was sited at the narrow entrance to the Solent where the ebb and flow of the tides creates strong currents, putting would-be invaders at its mercy...

  • Portchester Castle, Hampshire, England

    Portchester Castle, Hampshire, England The history of the Roman fortress of Portchester has been already given, so far as it can be ascertained. In Domesday there is mention of a 'halla,' but nothing to suggest that the place was of particular importance. Although the mediaeval castle was commenced early in the twelfth century, there is no reference to it until 1153, when it was granted by ch...

  • Calshot Castle, Hampshire,England

    Calshot Castle, Hampshire, England Calshot Castle is one of Henry VIII's device forts, built on Calshot Spit at the Solent near Fawley to guard the entrance to Southampton Water (grid reference SU488025). Also known as a Henrician Castle, Calshot was built as part of Henry's chain of coastal defences to defend England's coast from foreign invasion especially during the turbulent times after h...

  • Ockwells, Berkshire, England

    Ockwells, Berkshire, England Ockwells Manor is a timber-framed 15th century manor house in the civil parish of Cox Green, adjoining Maidenhead, in the English county of Berkshire. It was previously in the parish of Bray. Ockwells is an early example of a manor built without fortifications, which Sir Nikolaus Pevsner called "the most refined and the most sophisticated timber-framed mansion i...

  • Foxhill House, Berkshire, England

    Foxhill House, Berkshire, England Foxhill House is one of those unique buildings that speaks of romance, elegance, and an historical eloquence that refers to and informs on our traditions and history. Set in the grounds of Whiteknights Park (now the grounds of the University of Reading) in the south of Reading in Earley, it is a Gothic Revival late-Victorian masterpiece. Stroll up what ...

  • Frogmore House, Berkshire, England

    Frogmore House, Berkshire, England Frogmore House is a 17th-century English country house owned by the Crown Estate. The house is situated within the Frogmore Estate, which is itself located within the grounds of s History the Home Park, Windsor, Berkshire. Half a mile south of Windsor Castle, Frogmore was let to a number of tenants until the late 18th century, when it was used intermitte...

  • Haines Hill, Berkshire, England

    Haines Hill, Berkshire, England Haines Hill, in the liberty of Broad Hinton, is a large house, the older portion of which is Elizabethan or early Jacobean. Internally there is a long gallery similar to that at Bramshill and other large houses of the period. This part may have been built by William Hide, called of Haines Hill, who died in 1589. The house was formerly H-shaped in plan and had s...

  • Park Place, Berkshire, England

    Park Place, Berkshire,England Park Place is a historic Grade II Listed country house and gardens in the civil parish of Remenham in Berkshire, England, set in large grounds above the River Thames near Henley, Oxfordshire. History Lord Archibald Hamilton bought the estate in 1719 from Mrs Elizabeth Baker and built a new villa on the site.Frederick, Prince of Wales (father of King George II...

  • Padworth Manor, Berkshire, England

    Padworth Manor, Berkshire, England=The earliest mention of PADWORTH occurs in 956, when 5 cassates of land there were granted by King Edwy to his man Eadric.t is possible that this estate afterwards became the larger manor of Padworth, which was held by three thegns in parage in the reign of Edward the Confessor, and was in 1086 the property of Stephen son of Eirard. The manor was held of the k...

  • Oakley Court, Berkshire, England

    Oakley Court, Berkshire, England Remarkably little is known about the property despite the fact that it was built over 120 years ago. Oakley Court is situated along a stretch of the Thames known as Water Oakley. It was first shown on maps around 1800 and the name appears to originate from Cornish Breton in which it appears as "Warhta Eog Lee" — The Upper Salmon Place. The Court was o...

  • Monkey Island, Bray, Berkshire, England

    Monkey Island, Bray, Berkshire, England Early History Monkey Island has been in use since at least the twelfth century. Monks resided at Merton Priory at Amerden Bank, a moated site on Bray Lock on the Buckinghamshire bank of the river, until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the sixteenth century. The monks used the island during their fishing activities from 1197. According to some ac...

  • Hungerford Park, Berkshire, England

    Hungerford Park, Berkshire, England Pictured right: Antique Photograph of Hungerford Park - this version © Nash Ford Publishing Hungerford Park was first established as a deer park, in 1247, for Simon de Montfort, the Earl of Leicester, and so-called ‘Father of English Democracy’. The area was just one of his many parcels of land around the country, but as it was locate...

  • Prospect Place, Berkshire, England

    Prospect Place, Berkshire, England=Originally the site of Dirle's Farm, the land was part of the Calcot Park estate. In the 1760s, Benjamin Child turned the farm into a mansion. Child was the widower of the famous "Berkshire Lady", Frances Kendrick, whom he had first met there some years before. He named the park after its views over Reading; it was formerly known as Prospecthill Park.The park ...

  • Shaw House, Berkshire, England

    Shaw House, Berkshire, England Shaw House is an important example of an early symmetrical H-plan Elizabethan mansion, located at Shaw, on the north-eastern outskirts of Newbury in Berkshire. History The manor house of Shaw, Shaw House was built by the wealthy cloth merchant, Thomas Dolman, and completed in 1581. It is famous for its reputation as King Charles I's headquarters during the S...

  • Shottesbrooke Manor, Berkshire, England

    Shottesbrooke Manor, Berkshire, England At the date of the Domesday Survey the manor of SHOTTESBROOK was held of the king by Alward the goldsmith, whose father had held it of Queen Edith in the reign of Edward the Confessor. In 1166 the manor is entered on the Pipe Roll as 'Sotesbroch aurifabrorum' and its tenure is returned later as that of furnishing charcoal to the king's goldsmith for the...

  • Silwood Park, Berkshire, England

    Silwood Park, Berkshire, England=The independent manor of Sunninghill seems to have emerged in the mid-14th century and it was purchased by a leading local man, John de Sunninghill in 1362. His manor house was probably in Silwood Park. By Tudor times it was known as ‘Eastmore’ and this was probably from where Prince Arthur, the eldest son of King Henry VII, wrote a letter to All S...

  • South Hill Park, Berkshire, England

    South Hill Park, Berkshire, England Over the years the various owners of South Hill Park have made their mark on its Grade II listed building. These links with the past are particularly important in the context of a new town where any connection with history is at a premium. The Early Years Before the 1600s the area of South Hill Park was part of Windsor Forest. This was a mixture of heat...

  • Sulhamstead Abbots, Berkshire, England

    Sulhamstead Abbots, Berkshire, England The manor of SULHAMSTEAD ABBOTS is not mentioned in the Domesday Survey, and its early history is entirely unknown until it appears amongst the possessions of Reading Abbey at the close of the 12th century. At that time one of the tenants of the abbey, Robert Pincent (Punzun), was deeply in debt and together with his son and heir William quitclaimed much...

  • Sunningdale Park (Northcote House), Berkshire, England

    Sunningdale Park (Northcote House), Berkshire, England BRIEF HISTORY OF SUNNINGDALE PARK Early History Although there is little evidence of local Stone-Age settlements, the light and sandy soil lacked the flints used for tools, there are many Bronze-Age barrows in the area. In Roman tomes the trees, heath and undergrowth covering Sunningdale formed part of Windsor Forest. The main highw...

  • Swallowfield Park, Berkshire, England

    Swallowfield Park, Berkshire, England The present house at Swallowfield Park , was erected in 1689 by Henry Hyde, the 2nd Earl of Clarendon, for his wife, the Swallowfield heiress, Flower Backhouse. She was the daughter of William Backhouse, the famous alchemist and inventor, whose family had owned the estate since the late 16th century. Their old Tudor mansion had replaced the previous 'cast...

  • Ufton Court, Berkshire, England

    Ufton Court, Berkshire, England Architecture Parts of the house date from 1474, including the basis of the great hall and the screens passage complete with the original 'pantry and buttery' doors, although, at Ufton, there was a proper kitchen beyond. From 1568, the place was modified and extended by Elizabeth, Lady Marvyn, a prominent Roman Catholic, including the installation of a magnifi...

  • Wokefield Park, Berkshire, England

    Wokefield Park, Berkshire, England The Allfreys were Sussex yeomen farmers over many generations, the name first appearing in records as early as 1296. By the end of the medieval period, there were several distinct branches of the family, whose history has been traced by the Felbridge & District History Group. It was the branch of the family at West Dean which eventually rose to greater prosp...

  • Phillips Family Cleanup

    This is a project to clean up several Phillips families that have incorporated questionable information from online sources. According to the Phillps yDNA Project, "Richard Ripley is a Canadian genealogist who claims most Canadian and American Phillips families descend from the aristocratic Philipps family of Picton Castle, Wales. He sells a CD containing that misinformation to anyone na�...

  • Historical Glamorganshire

    Historical Glamorganshire History of the County of Glamorganshire - Wales Please join the project and add information if you can. Contributions welcome - but please do not copy and paste Wiki!! The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Glamorganshire, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to an...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Lajes das Flores ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Lajes das Flores to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de LAJES DAS FLORES . Maria Felícia da Natividade (Milagres, Lajedo, Lajes das Flores, Ilha das Flores, Açores, Portugal, 7 de janeiro de 1756 - Santo Ant&#...

  • Easthampstead Park, Berkshire, England

    Easthampstead Park & Manor, Berkshire, England The manor of EASTHAMPSTEAD was held in 1086 by Westminster Abbey. It was then assessed at 5 hides, formerly at 10 hides, and was worth 50s., but in the Confessor's time 100s. In the 13th century Richard Abbot of Westminster (1223–36) granted the manor at farm to the Prior of Hurley (a cell to Westminster) at a yearly rent of 100s. In 1276 ...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - O, P and Q

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - O, P and Q This is a sub-project of Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - Main Page Extracted from Publication - THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980 A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe. Author -- Sarel Van der Walt Completed in approximately the year 2001 POPULATION ENK...

  • East Florida, the 14th Colony

    This project is to discuss and research the East Florida Colony controlled variously by Spain and Britain. Notables 60th (Royal American) Regiment of Foot, later the King's Royal Rifle Corps, raised in 1755 as the 62nd and renumbered as the 60th in 1756. The American Regiment of Infantry operated in East and West Florida. (See Journal of Southern History). Links and Resources Rosales'...

  • Wevers & weefsters in de familie

    wevers & weefsters in de familie In mijn Twentsche verwanten vond ik nogal wat vertegenwoordigers van dit beroep. Waarschijnlijk in de textielindustrie die ook in Almelo bloeide bij onder meer Ten Cate. Wie helpt zoeken naar documentatie op internet? zoek-sleutel-woorden: weefgetouw - smietspoel - snelspoel - weefmachine - katoen - linnen - vlas - zijde, wol - Textiel-nijverheid & -in...

  • Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - I and J

    Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - I and J This is a sub-project of Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - Main Page Extracted from Publication - THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980 A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe. Author -- Sarel Van der Walt Completed in approximately the year 2001 POPULATION ENKELD...

  • Passagers du Saint André 1659

    Détails particuliers de cette traversée Details of this voyage Organisé par Jeanne Mance (aussi Melle Mance) et Marguerite Bourgeois . Arrive au Québec 7 septembre 1659. Liste des passagers Passenger List Étiennette Alton , Employée par Monsieur de Saint André. Son nom peut être également Thoinnette Halton selon le p&#...

  • Unincorporated Areas of Santa Rosa County,Florida

    This project is for those from Unincorporated Areas of Santa Rosa County,Florida.

  • Gulf Breeze,Santa Rosa,Florida

    This project is for those from Gulf Breeze,Santa Rosa,Florida.

  • Navarre, Santa Rosa County,Florida

    This project is for those from Navarre,Santa Rosa County,Florida.

  • Jay,Santa Rosa County, Florida

    This project is for those from Jay, Santa Rosa County,Florida.

  • Pace, Santa Rosa,Florida

    This project for those from Pace,Santa Rosa,Florida.

  • Milton, Santa Rosa County,Florida

    This project is for people from Milton,Santa Rosa County,Florida.

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