Genealogy Projects tagged with Britain on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Royal Society

    The Royal Society A Gathering of the greatest of minds. The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society’s fundamental purpose, re...

  • Order of Merit

    The Order of Merit The Order of Merit is a special honour awarded to individuals of great achievement in the fields of the arts, learning, literature and science. The Order was founded by King Edward VII at the time of his coronation in 1902, to be ‘given to such persons, subjects of Our Crown, as may have rendered exceptionally meritorious services in Our Crown Services or towards the adva...

  • 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...

  • Men of Mark – Contemporary Portraits of Distinguished Men (London, 1876–83)

    Full title: Men of Mark, a gallery of contemporary portraits of men distinguished in the senate, the church, in science, literature and art, the army, navy, law, medicine, etc., photographed from life by Lock and Whitfield, with brief biographical notices by Thompson Cooper, F.S.A. See Portraits Names and Titles taken from the tables of contents. First series, 1876 H.R.H. the ...

  • 21st Century British Politicians

    21st Century British Politicians Because it is a contemporary list of people they will all be living. I would therefore suggest that the earlier centuries are a higher priority. picture to right - Glenda Jackson CBE Anyone wishing to join these projects and help will be welcome. Surname, First name, Constituency A Abbott, Diane (Labour) Hackney North and Stoke Newington Abra...

  • 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 ...

  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain and Ireland

    Scope of Project This project aims to enrich the Geni Family Tree with the details of families listed in the Burke's publication of the same title. The project is not intended to be a collection of profiles, so please do not link profiles to this project. Instead it is intended to improve the quality of the Tree through identification: of missing links, of duplication, and therefore can...

  • Historic Buildings of Suffolk, England

    Historic Buildings of Suffolk England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Suffolk, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up. Image right - Kentwell Hall , Lon...

  • Historic Buildings of Buckinghamshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Buckinghamshire England Image right - Halton House in the Chiltern Hills nr. Halton, Buckinghamshire The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Buckinghamshire, England, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to thi...

  • Historic Buildings of Hampshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Hampshire England Image right - Beaulieu Palace House The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Gloucestershire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have ...

  • Apsley House, Number One, London, England

    Apsley House, Number One, London, England Apsley House , also known as Number One, London, is the London townhouse of the Dukes of Wellington. It stands alone at Hyde Park Corner, on the south-east corner of Hyde Park, facing south towards the busy traffic roundabout in the centre of which stands the Wellington Arch. It is a Grade I listed building. The house is now run by English Heritage ...

  • West Florida, the 15th Colony

    This project is to discuss and research the West Florida Colony controlled variously by Spain and Britain. In recent conversations with David Menk, he mentioned the 8 eastern Parishes of Louisiana were actually part of West Florida. Notables William Blount --- 1st person in the U.S. to be impeached by the House of Representatives, the first time it even exercised this power, and was simul...

  • Brill Windmill, Buckinghamshire, England

    Brill Windmill, Buckinghamshire, England Windmills have been a feature of Brill since at least the 13th century. Two fields adjacent to the Thame road are named Milldene and Millpiece, signifying connections with the earliest siting of windmills in Brill around 1250. The present windmill on Brill Common was probably erected sometime in the 1680s. Although not quite the oldest windmill in En...

  • 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...

  • 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'...