23 September 2010

Borthwick Institute research guides: new location

There is a new Web address for Borthwick Institute for Archives (University of York) research guides.

Current 'Leaflets Primarily for Genealogists' are:
  • A brief guide to genealogical sources at the Borthwick Institute
  • Parish Registers deposited at the Borthwick
  • Bishops Transcripts (Parish Register Transcripts) at the Borthwick
  • A guide to probate courts and jurisdictions
  • Simple Guide to Probate Jurisdiction
  • Probate Records: what kind of copy should I order?
  • Understanding York Probate Act Books - administrations and probate acts)
  • Understanding York Probate Act Books - tuitions, curations and caveats
  • Understanding Marriage Bonds and Allegations
  • Records of birth, marriages and death after 1837 (Civil Registration)

02 September 2010

Yorkshire folk in Brisbane Hospital

Here are the names of a few Yorkshire-born people admitted to hospital in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, between 1887 and 1902.

BARROW Sarah (nee STEPHENSON)
BEEVERS / BEEVES Joseph
BRADLEY Daniel Wilson
CORDINGLEY John William
EVANS Mary
FEWSOME Edward
LINGARD Mary
MEARDON Peter
TOWNSEND Frances
WARD William
WEST Henry
WHITE Thomas Simkin
WOOD John Arthur

Hospital records contain a wealth of personal and biographical detail. My Web site has a description of Brisbane Hospital records, and four lists of names. A consolidated index to Brisbane Hospital patients (including full Archives source references) is now on FindMyPast.

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