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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 holding ...

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  • UK Portal

    Welcome, Fàilte, Croeso, Fáilte ! . 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Shirburn Castle, Oxfordshire, England

    Shirburn Castle Image Geograph © Copyright Colin Bates and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence . Excerpt from A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 8, Lewknor and Pyrton Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1964. The church, dating perhaps from the late 11th century, is the oldest building in the village. The castle dates from the 14th c...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature. Place project portals Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. Geographical Australia Canada Europe Al-Andalus Austro-Hungarian-Empire Czech Republic-Bohemia Croatia Fin...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland The Great War Head Quarters Please link Geni profiles to this project as well as ONLY ONE of the individual projects listed below 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 i...

  • People Connected to Staffordshire

    People Connected to Staffordshire Historic County of England See also Staffordshire - Main Page Historic Buildings of Staffordshire Staffordshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards Staffordshire Genealogical Resources - to come Staffordshire pedigrees based on the visitation of that county

  • People Connected to Lancashire

    People Connected to Lancashire England Map Right - The historical boundary of Lancashire, in red, and the modern-day boundary of the ceremonial county, in green - By Nilfanion - CC BY-SA 3.0, Wiki Commons See also Lancashire - Main Page Lancashire Genealogical Resources Historical Lancashire incl. Manchester Merseyside Historic Buildings of Lancashire

  • People Connected to Wiltshire

    People Connected to Wiltshire Historical County of England See also Wiltshire - Main Page Historic Buildings of Wiltshire Wiltshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards Wiltshire Genealogical Resources The visitation of Wiltshire 1565 The visitation of Wiltshire 1623 Wiltshire Community History website ,

  • 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: Walter Reynell Immigrated to the US: William Reynolds Sources Christopher Reynolds Family of Isle of Wight County The Reynolds Fam...

  • People Connected to Devon

    People Connected to Devon Historic County of England Image right by Nilfanion - CC BY-SA 3.0, Wiki Commons See also Devon - Main Page Devon Genealogical Resources Historic Buildings of Devon Devon Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards

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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) .Este proyecto es sólo para los inmigrantes nacidos en las Islas Británicas e Irlanda y sus Coloni...

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  • 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 ...

  • 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 Image right BMB Courtesy of British Military Badges - Daniel Baker 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 involve...

  • 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" o...

  • Royalty In The Family

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

  • Immigration

    This is a list of people that I found in my tree that immigrated to different counties. Google translate: Esta é uma lista de pessoas que encontrei na minha árvore que imigraram para diferentes países. Traductor de Google: esta es una lista de personas que encontré en mi árbol que emigraron a diferentes condados. // Anders Hellström, HaLevi Finland Anders Thalus Ericsson finnish citizen...

  • People Connected to Kent

    People Connected to Kent Historical County of England See also Historic Buildings of Kent Kent Burials Kent - Genealogical Resources Kent - Main Page Kent Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

  • High Sheriff

    High Sheriff No profiles, please; add High Sheriffs to the Shrievality project listed below. If no project exists for the shrievality, it would be much appreciated if you create it, and link to the index list (below), as well as as a "related" project to this "umbrella." Description From Wikipedia retrieved September 2016: A High Sheriff is a ceremonial officer for each shrieval count...

  • 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

  • Berners Family

    The Berners Family seems to be largely descended from the Norman lord Hugh de Berners , an Anglicised version of Hugo de Bernières. There are a number of locations with that name , but this is believed to be Bernières-d'Ailly near Caen. Aims To track the main Berners line and try and figure out where the other Berners lines fit in and to track down the various Barnes lines that are also des...

  • Scotland, Orkney, United Kingdom

    (Any of the text is written in Norwegian) The Scottish Project is established for genealogical reason. Specific for this Project is emigrating from Scotland to Norway. Such emigrating do we find written in Norwegian Sources. Some profiles of Scots who settled Down in Norway are linked to the Project. People (Homo Sapiens) have been living in Scotland since ca 10500 years ago. The archaeol...

  • Malbon Family

    The Malbon Family are descendants of William Malbank, First Baron of Nantwich . He arrived in Britain with Hugh Lupus in 1069 and was made one of the eight barons of the palatine county of Cheshire, gaining lands across southern Cheshire and northern Shropshire. Specifically, as the Third Baron of Nantwich had no male heirs, the Malbons descend from Philip Malbank , the younger son of the Secon...

  • Bristol - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Bristol England Image right - Cary Grant Image by Grant,_Cary_(Suspicion) Public Domain, Wiki Commons Related Projects on Geni Bristol - Main Page Historical Bristol (To follow) People Connected to Bristol Bristol Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Som...

  • 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

  • Burford Priory, Oxfordshire, England

    Burford Priory, Oxfordshire, England Burford Priory is a Grade I listed country house and former priory at Burford in West Oxfordshire, England. Image Chris Moore Flickr under Licence History Origin The house is on the site of a 13th-century Augustinian hospital. In the 1580s an Elizabethan house was built by Sir Lawrence Tanfield, incorporating remnants of the Priory Hospital.[2]...

  • Confederate Secret Service

    Confederate Secret Service is any of a number of official and semi-official secret service operations conducted by the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Overview During the Civil War, a number of secret confederacy organizations emerged. Some of these organizations were under the direction of the Confederate government, others operated independently with governm...

  • 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 City of London...

  • 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:...

  • 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 ...

  • Haversham Manor - Proprietors of Haversham Manor Buckinghamshire

    Extracts from: "The Story of Haversham" by Rev. Samuel Hilton, M.A. Rector of Haversham, combined with "A History of the County of Buckingham: Volume 4." Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1927. This is a project to trace the owners of the manor but also in doing so research the families and the lineage. c.966 Aelfgifu (or Elgiva), a kinswoman of King Edgar , to whom ...

  • Thomas Greaves and Joan of Northamptonshire & Buckinghamshire, England (Gen. 47)

    Thomas Greaves and Joan of Northamptonshire & Buckinghamshire, England (Gen. 47) Please add profiles of descendants of Thomas Greaves and Joan of Northamptonshire & Buckinghamshire, England (Gen. 47) that have had DNA testing to this project. If you want to collaborate, all welcome, if you want to be added to the list, please Start A Discussion Here Grouping these profiles will assist the a...

  • 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 Image Geog...

  • Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, England

    Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, England Bletchley Park, in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England , was the central site of the United Kingdom's Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS), which during the Second World War regularly penetrated the secret communications of the Axis Powers – most importantly the German Enigma and Lorenz ciphers. The official historian of World War II British...

  • 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 Cornwall, England

    Historic Buildings of Cornwall England Image right - Trerice, Newquay Image Geograph © Copyright Andrew Longton and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence. The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Cornwall, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those e...

  • Notable Descendants of Robert Backus, I

    Project contact: Private User Robert Backus, I (c. 1460-1503) Notable Descendants William Backus "The Immigrant" - 2nd Great-Grandson ( a founder of Norwich, Connecticut, USA ) Captain Elijah Backus - 6th Great-Grandson (a Patriot of the American Revolution for Connecticut. DAR Ancestor # A004349 . See "The Backus Ironworks" information on profile notes.) Isaac Backus - 6th Great-Gr...

  • 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...

  • Historical Cumberland

    Historical Cumberland History of the County of Cumberland - England Image right - the official County Flag of Cumbria, a heraldic banner of the arms of Cumbria County Council; licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

  • Hatchlands Park, Surrey, England

    Hatchlands Park, Surrey, England Hatchlands Park is a red-brick country house with surrounding gardens in East Clandon, Surrey, England, covering 170 hectares (430 acres). It is located near Guildford along the A246 between West Clandon and West Horsley. Hatchlands Park has been a Grade I listed property since 1967.[1] History The park initially belonged to the Chertsey Abbey with the par...

  • Cheshire - Main Page

    This is the umbrella project for the County of Cheshire Related Projects - Image right Cheshire county flag - by Vexilo - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wiki Commons Cheshire - Famous People People Connected to Cheshire Cheshire - Genealogical Resources Historical Cheshire Historic Buildings of Cheshire Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards of Cheshire

  • Buckinghamshire - Main Page

    Buckinghamshire - Main Page English Historic County Image right Buckinghamshire flag by The Flag Institute, Wiki Commons This is the Umbrella Project Page for Buckinghamshire England. Related Buckinghamshire Projects Buckinghamshire Burials Buckinghamshire Famous People Buckinghamshire Genealogical Resources Buckinghamshire Monumental Inscriptions Cemeteries and Graveyards

  • 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 Image licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. See also Avon, English County (1974 - 1996) Counties of England - United Kingdom Bristol - English County (1393-197...

  • Berkshire - Main Page

    Berkshire Main Page Image right - Berkshire Flag Public Domain, Wiki Commons Historic County of England This is the umbrella project for Berkshire Related Projects Berkshire Burials Berkshire - Famous People Berkshire - Monumental Inscriptions and Graveyards Berkshire Genealogical Resources Historical Berkshire

  • Avon, English County (1974 - 1996)

    Avon: English County between 1974 and 1996 England People who had connections to Avon between 1974 and 1996 can be linked to this project . Image Right - Avon cc Arms from Wiki Commons . Other maps on this page are adapted from Wiki images. See Counties of England, United Kingdom Because of the changes to Counties in England in 1974 and 1996 it can be very confusing to know in which c...

  • Counties of England - United Kingdom

    List of counties of England England is a nation within the United Kingdom Immage right licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported; Click on the image 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, Sc...

  • Historic Buildings of East Sussex, England

    Historic Buildings of East Sussex England Image right - 14th Century Bodiam Castle Image Geograph © Copyright J.Hannan-Briggs and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence . See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Historic Buildings of West Sussex The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in East Sussex, with li...

  • Trinity College, Cambridge

    Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England. The college was founded by Henry VIII, King of England 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, king of England in 1317 and refounded by Edward III of England in 1337). At the time, Henry had been seizing ...

  • Historic Buildings of Norfolk, England

    Historic Buildings of Norfolk England Image right - Holkham Hall Image by Sean Cooper, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wiki 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 individu...

  • Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page

    Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland Main Page This is the umbrella page fro Historic Buildings of England projects Image Right - Buckingham Palace London Image © Copyright Lewis Clarke and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence. Geograph Historic houses can be stately homes, the birthplace of a famous person, or houses with interesting history or architecture. T...

  • 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...

  • 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 Ireland from 17 No...

  • Kingston Bagpuize House, Berkshire (Now Oxfordshire), England

    Kingston Bagpuize House, Berkshire (Now Oxfordshire), England Introduction The village's suffix comes from the De Bachepuis family who were lords of the manor from the 11th century. The De Kingstons later took over and evidently took their name from the village. John Latton purchased the estate in 1542. The family's main residences were Symeon's Manor in Chilton and Upton Manor in Blewbur...

  • 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...

  • Historic Buildings of Yorkshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Yorkshire England Image right - Middleham Castle Image by CJW - CJW, Attribution, Wiki Commons 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 Yorkshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated w...

  • Historic Buildings of Worcestershire, England

    Historic Buildings of Worcestershire England Image right - Hagley Hall Image by Hagley Hall - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wiki Commons 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 Worcestershire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of ...

  • Historic Buildings of Wiltshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Wiltshire England Image right - Longford Castle Image by Peter - originally posted to Flickr as Longford Castle, CC BY 2.0, Wiki Commons 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 Wiltshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropr...

  • Historic Buildings of Warwickshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Warwickshire England Image right - Warwick Castle Image by DeFacto - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wiki Commons 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 Warwickshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of peopl...

  • Historic Buildings of West Sussex, England

    Historic Buildings of West Sussex England Image right - Wakehurst Place Ardingly Image Geograph © Copyright Ian Capper and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence . See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Historic Buildings of East Sussex The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in West Sussex, with link...

  • Waverley Abbey, Surrey, England

    Waverley Abbey, Surrey, England Waverley Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey in England. It was founded in 1128 by William Giffard, Bishop of Winchester. Located in Farnham, Surrey, about 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of the town centre, the abbey is situated on a floodplain, surrounded by current and previous channels of the River Wey. It was damaged on more than one occasion by severe floodin...

  • Betchworth Castle, Surrey, England

    Betchworth Castle, Surrey, England Betchworth Castle is a mostly crumbled ruin of a fortified medieval stone house with some tall, two-storey corners strengthened in the 18th century, in the north of the semi-rural parish of Brockham. It is built on a sandstone spur overlooking the western bank of the Mole in Surrey in England. The ruin is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is in the lowest cat...

  • Oatlands Palace, Surrey, England

    Oatlands Palace, Surrey, England Oatlands Palace is a former Tudor and Stuart royal palace which took the place of the former manor of the village of Oatlands in Surrey, England. Little remains of the original building, so excavations of the palace took place in 1964 to rediscover its extent. The palace Much of the foundation stone for the palace came from Chertsey Abbey which fell into r...

  • Historic Buildings of Suffolk, England

    Historic Buildings of Suffolk England Image right - Kentwell Hall , Long Melford Image Creative Commons License 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Flickr John Fielding 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 Suffolk, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropria...

  • Historic Buildings of Staffordshire. England

    Historic Buildings of Staffordshire England Image right - Whitmore Hall Image Geograph © Copyright Stephen Richards and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence . 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 Staffordshire, with links to sub-projects for specific bui...

  • Historic Buildings of Shropshire (Salop), England

    Historic Buildings of Shropshire (Salop) England Image right - Apley Park , Norton Image Geograph © Copyright Mat Fascione and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence . 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 Shropshire, with links to sub-projects for specific...

  • Historic Buildings of Somerset, England

    Historic Buildings of Somerset England Image right - Lytes Cary Manor Image Geograph © Copyright Neil Kennedy and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence . The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Somerset, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those es...

  • Historic Buildings of Rutland (now East Midlands), England

    Historic Buildings of Rutland (now East Midlands) England Image right - Tolthorpe Hall Image by Davecrosby uk - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wiki Commons 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 Rutland (East Midlands), with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as app...

  • Bicester Priory, Oxfordshire, England

    Bicester Priory, Oxfordshire, England Although there is no chartulary of the Austin priory of Bicester, yet more than fifty of the original charters are preserved at the British Museum and the Record Office, of which Bishop Kennett has printed the most important. Among them is what appears to be the foundation charter, in which Gilbert Basset grants to John, prior of Bicester, various messuag...

  • Beckett Hall, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), England

    Beckett Hall Berkshire (now Oxfordshire) Image Right - Barnacle Lodge , built as an entrance lodge to Beckett Hall in the 1830s. Image by Motacilla - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wiki Commons 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 ma...

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

    Wallingford Castle, Berkshire(now in Oxfordshire), England Image by Pitou250 - Own work, Public Domain, Wiki Commons 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 repentan...

  • The Abbey at Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), England

    The Abbey at Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), England Imahge Geograph © Copyright David Howard and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence . Written records of Sutton’s history began in AD 688 when Ine, King of Wessex , endowed the new monastery at Abingdon with the manor of Sutton. In AD 801 Sutton became a royal vill, with the monastery at Abingdon retaining th...

  • Hanwell Manor House & Castle, Oxfordshire, England

    Hanwell Manor & Castle, Oxfordshire, England Image Geograph © Copyright Ian Rob and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence . Manor Before the Norman conquest of England an Anglo-Saxon called Lewin or Leofwine held the manor of Hanwell, along with those of Chinnor and Cowley. Whereas the conquering Normans dispossessed many Saxon landowners after 1066, Leofwine still held Ha...

  • Deddington Castle, Oxfordshire, England

    Deddington Castle, Oxfordshire, England Image Right - ("Here Bishop Odo, holding a club, gives strength to the boys" - Bishop Odo of Bayeux from the Bayeux tapestry Image Public Domain, Wiki Commons Deddington Castle was a medieval fortification in the village of Deddington, Oxfordshire. It was built on a wealthy former Anglo-Saxon estate by Bishop Odo of Bayeux following the Norman c...

  • Bruern Abbey, Oxfordshire, England

    THE ABBEY OF BRUERN Oxfordshire, England Image right by Philip Halling, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wiki Commons The Cistercian abbey of Bruern was founded by Nicholas Basset in 1147. (fn. 1) Unfortunately no chartulary is extant, (fn. 2) but many of the original deeds are preserved at the Record Office, (fn. 3) and a few at the British Museum and the Bodleian Library; we have also valuable confirmat...

  • Broughton Castle, Oxfordshire, England

    Broughton Castle, Oxfordshire, England Broughton Castle is a medieval manor house located in the village of Broughton which is about two miles south-west of Banbury, Oxfordshire, England on the B4035 road (grid reference SP418382). It is the home of the Fiennes family, Barons Saye and Sele. The castle sits in parkland and is surrounded by a wide moat. History The castle was built as a man...

  • Bampton Castle, Oxfordshire, England

    Bampton Castle, Oxfordshire, England Image from From old Books Wood, Anthony: “The Life Of Anthony à Wood” (1772); Status: out of copyright (called public domain in the USA) In 1314-15, during the reign of Edward II, Aylmer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke , obtained a license from the king to “make a castle of his house at Bampton.” This is the origin of ‘Bampton Castle’ – in the days befo...

  • Historic Buildings of Nottinghamshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Nottinghamshire England Image right - Kelham Hall Image Geograph © Copyright David Hallam-Jones and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence . 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 Nottinghamshire, with links to sub-projects for specific...

  • Historic Buildings of Northumberland, England

    Historic Buildings of Northumberland England Image right - The Keep at Alnwick Castle Image Geograph © Copyright Len Williams and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence . 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 Northumberland, with links to sub-projects for s...

  • Historic Buildings of Northamptonshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Northamptonshire England Image right - Cottesbrooke Hall , Northampton Image by Cj1340 (talk) - Own work (Original text: I created this work entirely by myself.), Public Domain, Wiki 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 Northamptonshire, with li...

  • Historic Buildings of Middlesex (inc. London), England

    Historic Buildings of Middlesex England now mostly part of Greater London, with small sections in neighbouring counties. Image right - Tower of London as seen from the Shard Image by © Hilarmont (Kempten), CC BY-SA 3.0 de, WIKI The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Middlesex, with links to sub-projects for specific build...

  • Historic Buildings of Lincolnshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Lincolnshire Image right - Grimsthorpe Castle Image by Wehha - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, WIKI England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Lincolnshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this proje...

  • 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 - Belvo...

  • Historic Buildings of Lancashire, England

    Historic Buildings of Lancashire England Including Manchester The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Lancashire, 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. Imag...

  • Haigh Hall, Lancashire, England

    Haigh Hall, Lancashire, England Haigh Hall is a historic country house in Haigh, Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. Built between 1827 and 1840 by James Lindsay, 7th Earl of Balcarres , it replaced an ancient manor house and was the Lindsay family's home until 1947, when it was sold to the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan. The hall is recorded in the National Heritage Li...

  • Morleys Hall, Lancasahire, England

    Morleys Hall, Lancashire, England Image By Keith Williamson, CC BY-SA 2.0, WIKI Morleys Hall , a moated hall converted to two houses, is situated at grid reference SJ 689 992 on Morleys Lane, on the edge of Astley Moss in Astley, Greater Manchester, England. It was largely rebuilt in the 19th century on the site of a medieval timber house. The hall is a Grade II* listed building and the...

  • Historic Buildings of Hertfordshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Hertfordshire England Image right - Hatfield House Image Right by Allan Engelhardt - Hatfield House, CC BY-SA 2.0, WIKI The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Hertfordshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be...

  • 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 Image Geograph © Copyright Bob Embleton and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Herefordshire, wi...

  • 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...

  • Beaulieu, Hampshire, England

    Beaulieu, Hampshire, England Image Right: This photo was taken by Przemysław JahrAutorem zdjęcia jest Przemysław JahrWykorzystując zdjęcie proszę podać jako autora:Przemysław Jahr / Wikimedia Commons - Own work, Public Domain, WIKI 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 o...

  • Historic Buildings of Hampshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Hampshire England Image right - Beaulieu Palace House Image - this photo was taken by Przemysław JahrAutorem zdjęcia jest Przemysław JahrWykorzystując zdjęcie proszę podać jako autora:Przemysław Jahr / Wikimedia Commons - Own work, Public Domain,[ WIKI] The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Gloucestershir...

  • Historic Buildings of Gloucestershire, England

    Historic Buildings of Gloucestershire England Image right - Berkeley Castle Image Geograph © Copyright Philip Halling and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence. 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 ...

  • Historic Buildings of Essex, England

    Historic Buildings of Essex England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Dorset, 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 - Hedingham Castle in th...

  • Charborough House, Dorset, England

    Charborough House, Dorset, England Image Geograph © Copyright Chris Downer and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence. Charborough House, also known as Charborough Park , is a Grade I listed building[1] and rural estate between the villages of Sturminster Marshall and Bere Regis in Dorset, England. The grounds, which include a deer park and gardens, adjoin the villages of Win...

  • Historic Buildings of Dorset, England

    Historic Buildings of Dorset England Image right - Athelhampton Hall , Dorchester, Dorset Image Geograph © Copyright Sarah Smith and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Dorset, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associate...

  • Historic Buildings of Devon, England

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

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