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Mining

Durham Mining Maps

Many of us have miners in our family trees but with so many mining areas closing down it is not always easy to find out exactly where the mines were. A project called Miner Mapping, undertaken in Durham has listed place names in County Durham and by clicking on a place name you can search…

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1841 British Census and the wider world

Put the 1841 British census in a world wide context, by taking a look at some of the global events that had an impact on the lives of our ancestors, see how your family history connects to the past.

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