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  • Historic Buildings of Leicestershire, England

    Historic Buildings of Leicestershire England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Leicestershire, 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 - Rocki...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise Head Quarters Please link profiles to this project as well as ONLY ONE of the individual projects listed below ... This helps to reconcile numbers! 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Comerford Family

    Scope and aims Father Patrick Comerford has done a lot of research into the Comerford surname , registering it at the Guild of One Name Studies and posting his findings on his blog. He has cut through a lot of the unsubstantiated older family history and has pinpointed two origins for the name and its variants - Comberford in Staffordshire and Quemerford in Wiltshire near Calne. The Irish C...

  • Historic Buildings of West Sussex, England

    Historic Buildings of West Sussex England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in West Sussex, 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 - Cowdray Park See Hi...

  • Historic Buildings of East Sussex, England

    Historic Buildings of East Sussex England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in East Sussex, 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. See Historic Buildings of Britain and...

  • Sussex - Main Page

    Sussex Historic County of England . Related Projects Sussex - Famous People Sussex - Genealogical Resources Historical Sussex Historic Buildings of East Sussex Historic Buildings of West Sussex Sussex - Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards

  • Historical Surrey

    Historical 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 Connected to Surrey ...

  • 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.

  • People Connected to Middlesex

    People connected to Middlesex Historic County of England See also Middlesex - Main Page People buried in Highgate Cemetery London & Middlesex Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Middlesex inc. London

  • Historic Buildings of Wiltshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Wiltshire England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Wiltshire, 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 - Longford Castle...

  • Historical Kent

    Historical Kent The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Kent, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles of significant people linked to Kent who have profiles on GENi. See also Kent Main Page Battles Castles Historic Houses History - over view Timeline Pre-history 12th C...

  • 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...

  • Corps of Royal Engineers - WW1

    Corps of Royal Engineers - WW1 Including Royal Engineers Signal Services (formed in 1908) - The forerunner of the Royal Corps of Signals The Royal Engineers (RE's) has been involved in every major conflict the British Army has fought. Their Motto is "Ubique" ("Everywhere") - awarded in 1832 as the unit has been involved in all the British Army's combat theatres). See Corps of Royal ...

  • 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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  • Bearwood College, Berkshire, England

    Bearwood College, Berkshire, England In about 1830, John Walter (1776–1847), owner of The Times newspaper, purchased the 5,000-acre (20 km2) estate in which the school is now located. His son, also called John Walter (1818–1894), employed architect Robert Kerr to build a mansion within it as his country seat. Erected 1865–74, it is one of the largest Victorian country hou...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Historical Cumberland

    Historical Cumberland History of the County of Cumberland - England Please add to and improve this project of you wish to be involved WITHOUT copying and pasting from external sources!

  • Cheshire - Main Page

    This is the umbrella project for the County of Cheshire Related Projects - Cheshire - Famous People People Connected to Cheshire Cheshire - Genealogical Resources Historical Cheshire Historic Buildings of Cheshire Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards of Cheshire

  • Historic Buildings of Kent, England

    Historic Buildings of Kent England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Kent, 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 - Hever Castle See Historic...

  • Historic Buildings of Northamptonshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Northamptonshire England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Northamptonshire, 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 - C...

  • People Connected to Devon

    People Connected to Devon Historic County of England See also Devon - Main Page Devon Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Devon Devon Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards

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  • 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...

  • Hartley Mauditt, Ghost town, Hampshire, England

    Harltey Mauditt, Ghost town, Hampshire, England There is no sign of a Saxon church but within fifty years of William the Conqueror arriving on these shores, a church had been built at Hartley Mauditt. The name Hartley Mauditt comes from two periods. Hartley has a probable Saxon origin, meaning a woodland clearing frequented by stags and there are several of these in Hampshire, Hartley Wespall...

  • First World War - British Conscientious Objectors

    Conscientious Objectors (COs) ...in Britain during the First World War A conscientious objector (CO) is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, and/or religion. Conscientious objection is usually the refusal to collaborate with military organisations as a combatant in war or in any supportive role. P...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Meet the Gottheimers

    Meet the Gottheimers Hamilton Jordan's original title for his memoir (published Oct 2015) was "Meet the Gottheimers" -- a startled observation finding out, after her funeral, that his maternal grandmother had been Jewish. This Geni project collects Gottheimers, not just his. Some are indeed surprising. Contributions welcome. Gottheimer Family Profiles Family heads (earliest kn...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Barnes Family

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Barnes families, from earliest origins to near modern times. How to Participate Send a request to collaborate on this project and I'll add you as a collaborator. If the profile is a public profile you have edit rights to, then navigate to the profile and under "More Actions" choose "Add to project." ...

  • Freemasons in England

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been present in England since at least the Reformation and today can be found throughout the nation in civic and community roles. Much discussion of their history in the nation can be found in this excellent Wikipedia article . Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemasons were and...

  • Historic Buildings of Bedfordshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Bedfordshire England Image right - Apsley Guise Manor The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Bedfordshire, 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 bee...

  • Aldermen of London

    Court of Aldermen Type: Committee of the City of London Corporation Term limits: None History: Founded Time immemorial Preceded by Court of Hustings Leadership: Lord Mayor Alan Yarrow, Independent, Since 2014 Structure: Seats 25 aldermen Independent 25 / 25 Meeting place: Aldermens Court Room, Guildhall The Court of Aldermen is an elected body forming part of the ...

  • Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

    Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Pictured right: Beaumont Palace in 1785 Beaumont Palace built by Henry I outside the North gate of Oxford city was originally intended as a Royal Palace situated conveniently for his royal hunting lodge at Woodstock. Set into a pillar in Beaumont Street, Oxford, you can find the inscription pictured below: King Richard the Lionheart was bo...

  • Notable Huguenot descendants - Britain

    Notable Huguenot descendants - Britain Arts, Entertainment and sports Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"), British illustrator of Charles Dickens Tony Cottee, West Ham United and England footballer Piers Courage , English racing driver Phil de Glanville, England rugby union international (private profile) William De Morgan , British art potter, tile designer, and author G....

  • Historic Buildings of Gloucestershire, England

    Historic Buildings of Gloucestershire England Image right - Berkeley Castle See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • People Connected to Bristol

    People Connected to Bristol Historical County of England Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Bristol to this project. Image right - Location of Bristol in 2010 See also Avon, English County (1974 - 1996) Counties of England - United Kingdom Bristol - English County (1393-1974) & from 1996 onwards. Main Page

  • 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 ...

  • Warwick Castle, Wawickshire, England

    Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England Warwick Castle (Listeni/ˈwɒrɪk/ worr-ik) is a medieval castle developed from an original built by William the Conqueror in 1068. Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England, situated on a bend of the River Avon. The original wooden motte-and-bailey castle was rebuilt in stone in the 12th century. During the Hundred Years War, ...

  • Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Cheshire England Image right - Arley Hall, Northwich The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Cheshire, 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...

  • Azorean Ancestry (DNA search)

    My Notable Ancestors My ancestors immigrated to the Azores around mid to late 1400's, they came from Flanders and Portugal and I've been able to trace some of their roots deep into Central Europe royalty. This project is merely a fun spot for me to gather information from my family tree and organize it according to my genetic breakdown. If you are a 'cousin' and have had your DNA done, it w...

  • 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...

  • Historic Buildings of Yorkshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Yorkshire England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Yorkshire, 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 - Middleham Castl...

  • 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...

  • Stowe House, Buckinghamshire, England

    Stowe House, Buckinghamshire, England Stowe House is a Grade I listed country house located in Stowe, Buckinghamshire, England. It is the home of Stowe School, an independent school and is owned by the Stowe House Restoration Trust who have to date (March 2013) spent more than £25m on the restoration of the house. The gardens (known as Stowe Landscape Gardens), a significant example of...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Milton Abbey, Dorset, England

    Milton Abbey, Dorset, England Milton Abbey school is an independent school for day and boarding pupils in the village of Milton Abbas, near Blandford Forum in Dorset, in South West England. It has 243 pupils as of January 2012, in five houses: Athelstan, Damer, Hambro, Hodgkinson and Tregonwell. The school was founded in 1954 and is co-educational. The school has a rural campus, with facili...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lawton Hall, Cheshire, England

    Lawton Hall, Cheshire, England Lawton Hall is a 17th century hall, located at Church Lawton, about 3 miles east of Alsager. The Hall and surrounding estate has been in the ownership of the Lawton Family since it's construction. The land on which the Hall is sited has been owned by the Lawton family (except for the odd political/religious hiatus) for many centuries and certainly back to the 12...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hall Place, Berkshire College of Agriculture, Berkshire, England

    THE HALL or HALL PLACE. Berkshire College of Agriculture, Berkshire, England THE HALL or HALL PLACE appears to have been an estate of a family called Hurley. John de Hurley was a landholder in Hurley in the first half of the 13th century. Disputes with the prior about the payment of Peter's pence, about attendance at the prior's view of frankpledge, and about his right to take estovers in the...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Clare College, Cambridge

    Not to be confused with Clare Hall, Cambridge . Clare 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...

  • 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...

  • Charterhouse, London, England

    Charterhouse, London, England The London Charterhouse is a historic complex of buildings in Smithfield, London dating back to the 14th century. It occupies land to the north of Charterhouse Square. The Charterhouse began as (and takes its name from) a Carthusian priory, founded in 1371 and dissolved in 1537. Substantial fragments remain from this monastic period, but the site was largely rebu...

  • 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

  • People on British Stamps

    People on British Commemorative Stamps The policy followed by the Royal Mail is that the only identifiable living people depicted on British stamps are the monarch and other members of the Royal Family (or people imminently marrying into it). This policy has only occasionally been broken. In the 1967 issue commemorating the solo round the world voyage of Gipsy Moth IV a person appears as an...

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  • Royalty In The Family

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

  • 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...

  • People executed on order of English monarchs

    Scope of Project This project aims to identify people executed on order of the Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain. Overview Under the law of the United Kingdom, high treason is the crime of disloyalty to the Crown. Offences constituting high treason include plotting the murder of the sovereign; having sexual intercourse with the sovereign's consort, with his eldest unmarried da...

  • 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...

  • Ardington Manor, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), England

    Ardington House, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire) ARDINGTON was held during the reign of Edward the Confessor by two freemen, Edvin, whose holding inlcuded a Mill worth 11s and 26 acres of meadow, and Sawin. In 1086 both their estates had passed to Robert Doyley , of whose honour of Wallingford they were subsequently held as one knight's fee.The second and larger holding had two mills, one of whic...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Historic Buildings of Norfolk, England

    Historic Buildings of Norfolk England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Norfolk, 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 - Holkham Hall See Hi...

  • 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:...

  • 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...

  • Historic Buildings of Herefordshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Herefordshire England Image right - Hellens Manor , also known as Hellens House or simply Hellens and located in the village of Much Marcle in Herefordshire The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Herefordshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated w...

  • 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 ...

  • Historic Buildings of County Durham, England

    Historic Buildings of County Durham England Image right - Rokeby Hall The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of County Durham, 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...

  • Historic Buildings of Northumberland, England

    Historic Buildings of Northumberland England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Northumberland, 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 - Alnwi...

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