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PostPosted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 4:06 pm 
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NEARLY five centuries of Potteries family history are to be made available online.

Read more: http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/centurie ... z2m2zLKHmr

This is great news for me. Despite this being my local archives, I rarely find (or make?) time to go. It will be frustrating for Ancestry users though as Findmypast will be the hosts.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 4:59 am 
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Phase 1 of the project, consisting of over 1,800 parish registers, containing 2.8 million records, went live on 16 July 2014.

http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/leisure ... oject.aspx

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:33 am 
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Rare Staffordshire records reveal WW1 hearings

The records, which should have been destroyed, document the Staffordshire tribunals for men appealing against conscription - introduced in 1916.


http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-shropshire-28758191

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