17 Jan, 2019

Celebrating Archives: RBS Archives

RBS archives are extensive and very useful for those researchers interested in family history, local history and banking history.  The record sets most of use to genealogists are as follows: Staff registers and record cards The content of surviving staff registers varies widely. Some give details of name, entrance exam mark, career path, and even […]

10 Jan, 2019

Celebrating Archives: University of Nottingham Manuscripts & Special Collections

Manuscripts & Special Collections at the University of Nottingham has been collecting archives and rare books relating to the East Midlands’ rich heritage for the past eighty years. Our 3 ½  million archive documents and 80,000 books span the 12th to the 21st centuries and documents the lives of many ordinary people who lived in […]

Printing the ‘Series B’ £5 Banknotes at the newly opened Currency Centre, Dublin, c.1976.
13 Dec, 2018

Celebrating Archives: The Archives of the Central Bank of Ireland

The Central Bank of Ireland was established in 1943 and is responsible for the management and regulation of the Irish banking system. It was previously the issuer of Irish pound banknotes and coinage, dating back to 1927 when it was known as the Currency Commission, until the introduction of the euro currency in 1999 and […]

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 […]