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This week’s featured Internet web page is Historical Photos and Sketches of People.

All household historians are curious to know what the folks of their household tree seemed like. With that in thoughts, I’m looking by means of varied collection of data in Authorities Archives and creating a reputation index for pictures or sketches of individuals. The unique data embrace biographical or background particulars in regards to the topic. It is a very good useful resource for household historical past!

The Global Today Historic Pictures and Sketches of Folks (Wednesday's Webpage for Family tree) | The Global TodayMy index consists of pictures (portraits) or sketches of:

  • folks sought by anxious family members/pals
  • folks believed drowned or murdered
  • different lacking individuals (some had been youngsters)
  • spouse / little one deserters
  • deserters from ships or army service
  • fathers of illegitimate youngsters
  • jail escapees
  • criminals and suspects.

A lot of the topics had been born in the UK, Eire, western Europe, Australia, New Zealand, USA or Canada. A number of had been from different nations.

That is an ongoing indexing challenge, with 1,700 names on-line now and about 1,000 names but to be added. Test the list of names, which is unfold over two pages. When you discover a title of curiosity, scroll right down to the ‘Copying Service’ part on that web page. It explains learn how to get a replica of the {photograph} or sketch and its related doc.

This put up is quantity 3 in my Wednesday’s Webpage collection. Every week I’ll deal with one web page that both describes family tree sources or analysis methods, or lists names from indexes to authentic data in Archives or elsewhere.

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