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  • Royalty In The Family

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ... 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, Engla...

  • 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 al Océano Pacífico, tuvo una presencia británica importante. Más de 50....

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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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 strijdkrachten aan te sluiten om...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 See also Lancashire - Main Page Lancashire Genealogical Resources Historical Lancashire incl. Manchester Merseyside Historic Buildings of Lancashire Greater Manchester post 1974

  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 winners, the se...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • King's College, Cambridge

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

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 (2003–07 and ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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 ,

  • 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...

  • Portuguese-Spanish Jewish Journey to Jamaica

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

  • 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...

  • Notable Descendants of Robert Backus, I

    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.) [ Rev. Isaac Backus ] - 6th Great-Grandson ]

  • Reynolds family

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

  • 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 France French Provinces of the "Anc...

  • Royal Academy of Arts ‧ London England

    Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London. It has a unique position as an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects; its purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions, education and debate. Purpose Identify members...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 learninge". ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Notable Black Britons

    Notable Black Britons Diane Abbott, MP Floella Benjamin John Boyega Melanie Brown Naomi Campbell Ainsley Harriott Lenny Henry Hugh Quarshie Ignatius Sancho Mary Seacole

  • 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...

  • Chastleton House, Oxfordshire, England

    Chastleton House, Oxfordshire, England Chastleton House (/ˈtʃæsəltən.haʊs/) is a Jacobean country house situated at Chastleton near Moreton-in-Marsh, Oxfordshire, England (grid reference SP2429). It has been owned by the National Trust since 1991 and is a Grade I listed building. History Chastleton House was built between 1607 and 1612, for Walter Jones , who had made his fortune from the...

  • Counties of England - United Kingdom

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

  • 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

  • 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 noble the Duke of Norfolk, ...

  • Archbishops of York

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

  • Battle of Hastings

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

  • Obituary - Colonial news from England - Australia

    Obituary - Colonial news from England published in Australia - A sub project of Obituary Portal The Colonies "held true" to the traditions that they left behind, and sometimes even more so. An excellent example is the scathing Obituary for Harriett Wilson (Du Bochet). The people in the colonies loved to hear in great detail what was happening in London, the reports and their "take" on things ...

  • 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....

  • Pendle witch trials

    "this Countie of Lancashire ... now may lawfully bee said to abound asmuch in Witches of divers kinds as Seminaries, Jesuites, and Papists" (from: Thomas Potts (1613) The Wonderfull Discoverie of Witches in the Countie of Lancaster') The trials of the Pendle witches in 1612 are among the most famous witch trials in English history, and some of the best recorded of the 17th century. The twel...

  • Archbishops of Canterbury

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Boyle Farm, Surrey, England

    Boyle Farm, Surrey, England This Large and Very Elegant House Over two hundred years ago, Hannah More, the writer and evangelist, visited Boyle Farm and immediately reached for her pen to tell her sister: "I was never so astonished as to see this large and very elegant house". This visit, as we shall see, she was pleased to repeat on several subsequent occasions. The house she so admired ...

  • 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...

  • Belvoir Witch Trails

    he had two sons, both of which died in their infancy by wicked practises and sorcerye (inscription on the grave of Frances Manners, 6th Earl of Rutland) The Witches of Belvoir were Joan Flower and her daughters Margaret and Philipa, local herbal healers who were dismissed as servants by the 6th Earl and Countess of Rutland. The earl, countess and all three of their children soon fell ill an...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • British Italians

    British Italians This is a list of notable British people of Italian ancestry and Italians in the United Kingdom. The citizenship and connection to Britain and Italy is shown in parentheses. Those with profiles in Geni should be marked in bold. Administration Librarians Anthony Panizzi Prime ministers Benjamin Disraeli Secretaries of state and ministers John Profumo ...

  • Historic Buildings of Cornwall, England

    Historic Buildings of Cornwall England Image right - Trerice, Newquay 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 establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up. ...

  • 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...

  • Clegg Hall, Lancashire, England

    Clegg Hall, Lancashire, England Pictured right Clegg Hall in 2006 Clegg Hall is a 17th-century hall in Littleborough, Greater Manchester (grid reference SD92231448).[1] It is situated just outside Smithy Bridge, Greater Manchester. Clegg Hall in 1999 The "Clegg" in the name of the current hall refers to the location (Little Clegg or Great Clegg) rather than the local family by the sam...

  • Battleground Ireland

    Battleground Ireland Ireland became a battleground almost by accident - having left England, James II had de facto handed William the crown on a silver plate. His only hope of restoration was linked to a return to his realm. And only one part was considered secure and sympathetic enough - Catholic Ireland, effectively ruled by the Jacobite Tyrconnel. Tyrconnel was determined to hold on to p...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 of the ...

  • 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...

  • 1966 FIFA World Cup - England Squad

    1966 FIFA World Cup - England Squad Profiles below in bold are linked to profiles on Geni. Group One: 1.1 England 1.2 France 1.3 Mexico 1.4 Uruguay Manager: Alf Ramsay No Pos Player Date of Birth (age) Caps Club GK Gordon Banks 30 December 1937 (aged 28) 27 England Leicester City DF George Cohen 22 October 1939 (aged 26) 24 England Fulham DF Ray Wilson 17 ...

  • 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!

  • Parsons Family

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

  • 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:...

  • Historic Buildings of Worcestershire, England

    Historic Buildings of Worcestershire England 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 people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up. Image right - Hagle...

  • Historic Buildings of Somerset, England

    Historic Buildings of Somerset England 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 establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up. Image right - Lytes Cary Manor ...

  • 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...

  • 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 your ow...

  • Historic Buildings of Staffordshire. England

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

  • 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...

  • Border Reivers

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

  • 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...

  • 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 closed quadr...

  • 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 ...

  • Blackden Hall & Toad Hall, Blackden, Cheshire, England

    Blackden Hall & Toad Hall, Blackden, Cheshire, England There seems to be litte written about Blackden Hall in Cheshire however there were, it seems two (at least) one referred to as 'old Hall' (Toad Hall) when the second was built. The pictures might suggest even more than two... Structure The south west elevation of Toad Hall has been rebuilt in brick, but the surviving timber frame is...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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...

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