Anne Sherman

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Recent Posts by Anne Sherman

The Wedding Register
1 Mar, 2019

Civil Marriage Ceremonies From 1837

According to the latest available figures from the Office for National Statistics, civil marriages accounted for almost three-quarters of marriages celebrated in England and Wales in 2015. Yet it was only in the late twentieth century that civil marriage overtook religious marriage as the most popular form of marriage, and before the start of the […]

Free UK Genealogy projects
10 Dec, 2018

Free UK Genealogy

Intro Free UK Genealogy CIO is the umbrella charity for volunteer-led transcription projects FreeBMD, FreeREG and FreeCEN. In fact, the charity sprang from the FreeBMD project, growing in scope and ambition to what it is today. It is our mission to provide free, online access to family history records. We support thousands of dedicated volunteers […]

Barclays Group Archives
18 Oct, 2018

Celebrating Archives: Barclays Group Archives

Over 400 years in the making – what will you discover? Unique, irreplaceable and priceless – our archives communicate the strength and depth of Barclays’ rich and varied history. Barclays Group Archives collects, preserves and provides access to records created by Barclays Bank, its predecessors and its constituents, dating from 1567 to the present day. […]

Bradford University Charter
4 Oct, 2018

Celebrating Archives: Bradford University Archives

University of Bradford Special Collections has over 100 collections over 1.5 kilometres of shelves: archives, rare books, photographs, maps, drawings and digital media, offering a wonderful range of primary sources for both study and enjoyment. The University of Bradford became a home for a new chair in Peace Studies in 1973.  The department thrives to […]