Monday, 4 June 2012

ONS Update - Spreadsheet for BMDs (2012 June)

I have been Trattling the last couple of weeks - just not blogging.  I have now established a spreadsheet listing all entries that I find for Births, bapt, chr, marr - some deaths and burials.  Tis list includes the variants TRATTLE, TRATTEL, TRATTLES, TRATTELS, TRATLE, TRATLES, TRATTELL, TRATTELLS.  I was amazed at the number of TRATELs in the South in late 1700s and wonder are these linked somehow.  Some of them were merchant seamen.

The old parish records have given me much new info to work on.

Also just come across the Merchant Seamen index for 1845-1854 :


Request for Info from USA

I received a request for assistance from the USA last week. A gentleman looking for information on his Grandmother Helen Trattles. This s...