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  • Westminster & Palace of Westminster, London, England

    Westminster & Palace of Westminster, London, England Ashburnham House Ashburnham House is an extended seventeenth-century house on Little Dean's Yard in Westminster, London, United Kingdom, and since 1882 has been part of Westminster School. It is occasionally open to the public, when its staircase and front drawing room in particular can be seen to be superb. There has been a building on t...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 of England in 1317 and refounded by Edward III of England in 1337). At the time, Henry had been seizing church...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, 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, the facade opposite t...

  • Notable Black Britons

    Notable Black Britons Diane Abbott, MP Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Zain Asher Floella Benjamin John Boyega Melanie Brown Naomi Campbell Franz Drameh Chiwetel Ejiofor Idris Elba Ainsley Harriott Lenny Henry Marvin Humes

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Rainham, Kent 1881 Census

    The town of Rainham is a part of the Medway Towns conurbation, under the unitary authority of Medway, in South East England, and part of the ceremonial county of Kent. Historically, Rainham was a separate village until, in 1928, it was added to the Municipal Borough of Gillingham. The 1881 Census was conducted on the 3rd of April. The most common surnames for the village of Rainham were Kit...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Edge Hall, Cheshire, England

    Edge Hall, Cheshire, England Description A country house with a timber framed core, standing on a moated site, it was encased in brick in about 1700. The front dates mainly from 1721, and there have been later alterations and additions. It has two storeys, and is in six bays, with two gables to the left of the entrance, and three to the right. The entrance is recessed, and has a brick parap...

  • Stockbury, Kent 1881 Census

    Stockbury is a village near the town of Sittingbourne in Kent, England. but within the Maidstone Borough Council area. The parish church is dedicated to St Mary Magdalene. Population in 1881 : 621 ALEXANDER (27) ANDERSON (4) APPS (5) ARDING (2) ATKINS (2) ATTWOOD (17) BAKER (5) BANFIELD (1) BARDEN (1) BAWCHAM (1) BEARD (1) BEAUMONT (6) BENGE (9) BIGG (1) BING (...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ,

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Dunera Boys / Internees

    Dunera Boys / Internees The 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 ...

  • 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 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 - Downes , Crediton, Devo...

  • 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...

  • 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:...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Royalty In The Family

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

  • 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...

  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

    The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a drama school in London, England that provides training for film, television and theatre. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious drama schools in the United Kingdom, founded in 1904 by Herbert Beerbohm Tree. RADA is an affiliate school of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama. Its higher education awards are validated by King's College London...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kingston Russell, Dorset, England

    Kingston Russell, Dorset, England Kingston Russell is a large mansion house and manor near Long Bredy in Dorset, England, west of Dorchester. The present house dates from the late 17th century but in 1730 was clad in a white Georgian stone facade. The house was restored in 1913, and at the same time the gardens were laid out. The house is on land which was granted to the Russell family (not a...

  • 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 See Historic...

  • Abingdon Abbey, Berkshire,(now Oxfordshire), England

    Abingdon Abbey, Berkshire, (now Oxfordshire), England Abingdon Abbey , also known as 'St Mary's Abbey was a Benedictine Monaster. History It is thought that the abbey was founded either by Cissa, viceroy of Centwine, king of the West Saxons , or by his nephew Hean, in honour of the Virgin Mary, for twelve Benedictine monks. During the reign of King Alfred . it was destroyed by the Danes...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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". ...

  • Pembroke College, Cambridge

    [ ] 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Mayors of Guildford, Surrey, England

    List of Mayors 1413-1800 The history and description of Guildford List of Mayors 1974-2015 Guildford Borough Council Picture: Henry Nevill mayor of Guildford in 1902 and 1903.

  • 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 ...

  • Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

    Gonville & 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 secon...

  • ENGLAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects

    ENGLAND, United Kingdom - Place Projects This is a sub-project of International Places Project Index Every person is born somewhere, marries, lives, works and dies somewhere. Places are a key component to family history research. This project aims to be the starting point in your search for a place in ENGLAND on Geni to discover more about your ancestors. If a place you are looking for in E...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Visitations of Surrey in 1530, 1572, and 1623

    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: Bannerman, W.B., ed. (1899). The Visitations of the County of Surrey made and taken in the years 1530 by Thomas Benolte, Clarenceux King of Arms...

  • Wildman and related families of the Lancashire Yorkshire border (1500s through 1600s)

    Include profiles from any Wildman Yorkshire/Lancashire tree even if they do not seem to be related as yet. It's enough that individuala are in the Lancashire Yorkshire border region in the 16th and 17th centuries Pictured is a chapel that stood on the site of its replacement, the Church of the Good Shepherd of Tatham Fells. The new church has more elaborate architectural features. Note that i...

  • Coley Park, Berkshire, England

    Coley Park, Berkshire, England Coley Park was the home of the Vachell Family from 1309 until 1727. The family maxim, Tis better to Suffer than to Revenge, is said to have come from an incident which took place here in the 14th century. John Vachell was in dispute with the Abbot of Reading over rights of way through the former's estate. The Abbot sent a monk to test his rights with a load of c...

  • 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....

  • Bristol - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Bristol England Image right - Cary Grant 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. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to ...

  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Warwickshire, England

    Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Warwickshire, England The Royal Shakespeare Theatre (RST) is a 1,040+ seat thrust stage theatre owned by the Royal Shakespeare Company dedicated to the British playwright and poet William Shakespeare. It is located in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon – Shakespeare's birthplace – in the English Midlands, beside the River Avon. The Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres r...

  • The Vyne, Hampshire, England

    The Vyne, Hampshire, England The estate known up to the beginning of the 16th century as the manor of SHERBORNE or SHERBORNE COUDRAY and subsequently as THE VYNE formed part of the manor of Sherborne St. John until the reign of Henry II, when John de Port grandson of Hugh de Port granted it to William Fitz Adam to hold of him and his heirs as of the manor of Sherborne St. John by the service ...

  • 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 ...

  • Elstow Moot Hall, Bedfordshire, England

    Elstow Moot Hall, Befordshire, England Moot Hall (aka "The Green House") stands in isolation on Elstow village green. This Tudor timber-framed building was built in the 15th century, possibly by the Abbey's carpenter William Arnold, to provide both a courtroom and a market house. When first constructed, the timber frame would have been in-filled with wattle and daub, rather than brick. The ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. ...

  • Historic Buildings of Shropshire (Salop), England

    Historic Buildings of Shropshire (Salop) England The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Shropshire, 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 - Apley...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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