Parish Register Newsletter: October 2005
Originally delivered to subscribers on: 25/10/05


Dear Subscriber

Hello and welcome to another newsletter!

Now that the nights are drawing in, it's the perfect time to search for that elusive ancestor!

Online Searchable Databases

This is the progress of transcriptions underway and uploaded to the online searchable databases:

St Dunstan, Stepney, baptisms, 1816-1826, approx 10,500 entries.44% of entries are now live. More entries live next week.

St Thomas, Stepney 1840-1876 , baptisms. 6,195 entries, transcription now completed.

St Mary Whitechapel. Work has now started, beginning with the years 1812-1823. The first entries should be on the website around the end of the first week in November

After that it's St Mary Newington, Southwark transcription ( 1829-1837 ), followed by a Greenwich transcription.

Click here to search the databases now

New Docklands Ancestors CDs
Volume 15. All Saints,Poplar.Baptisms Registers.1813-1835.5,597 entries,fully indexed.Complements Vol 10, All Saints 1835-1857.
CD-ROM in Adobe Acrobat format (supplied).Transcribed by Jim Sheppard.Published by Docklands Ancestors Ltd.
Price: £5.95 P & P in UK: £1.00 P & P Overseas: £2.00

Volume 16.St Thomas,Stepney. Baptisms Registers; 1840-1876.6,915 entries,fully searchable,CD-ROM in easy to use Adobe Acrobat .pdf format,(supplied).Transcribed by Annemarie Shuttle.Published by Docklands Ancestors Ltd.
Price: £5.95 P & P in UK: £1.00 P & P Overseas: £2.00

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New Watermen publication

My Ancestors Worked on the River Thames

Rob Cottrell has produced this 130 page illustrated and informative CD to advise family history researchers where along the river wharves, jetties, piers, power stations,markets, dockyards, churches, boatbuilder’s yards, waterman’s stairs and riverside taverns were located. The contents comprise an alphabetical listing of over 1000 named places with a brief description, location and, in the case of 40 of them, illustrations. We find, for instance, Bull Stairs as a set of waterman’s stairs situated on the South bank of the Thames in King’s Reach between Hope Wharf and Bulls Stairs Wharf between Waterloo and Blackfriars bridges.
At £9.95 plus £1.05 p&p to UK addresses (£2.25 overseas) complete with a map of the river, a useful guide for anyone with ancestors who worked on the Thames or resided in Thameside parishes.

Click here for this CD

Bits & Bobs

>Keep an eye out for the first batch of 1905 Electoral Registers coming online. These are for the Poplar division of Tower Hamlets

>Likewise, the Thames Riverside Series should also soon be available as online searchable databases.

>The excellent Nelson exhibition at the National Maritime Museum closes on the 13th November. It's well worth a visit ! Here's a link to it's website:

Money Off Voucher



“Yes please James ! I’ve ordered some stuff, knock £2.00 off.

I’ve used my own scissors and cut this bit out and sent it with my order. Obviously, I printed it off first !”
* excludes Alan Godfrey Maps and Special Offers and Waterman Affidavits and the 2 new Watermen publications.

Apparently more small print is needed......
One voucher per customer! Or to put it simply, £2.00 is all yer gonna get! Applies to payment via UK cheque only and to those who can't resist a visit to my shed !( But please let me know you're coming as I'm fed up with getting caught in my pyjamas ).

Click here to visit the website

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Best wishes
James and the ParishRegister team

And another closing quote, from the same source:

"And long there he lay, an image of the splendour of the Kings of Men in glory undimmed before the breaking of the world"
Who is that then?


-A Passion For Family History-

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