Ramsdale and Arthur Family Registers

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What's New A change log detailing all major changes to the RAMSDALE and ARTHUR Family Registers
Derivation of the Surname RAMSDALE Research of the derivation of the English place and surname RAMSDALE, toponymic in origin, belonging to that group of surnames derived from the place where the original bearer once dwelt or where he once held land, both likely being derived from Ramsons, being a widespread colloquial name for wild garlic
RAMSDALE Surname Research: Part 1 RAMSDALE surname research: etymological and Teutonic sources
RAMSDALE Surname Research: Part 2 RAMSDALE surname research: locative sources
dalr and holmr Research Examination of the Scandinavian topographical generic "dalr" and "holmr" in English place-names
Ramsons [Wild Garlic] Description and habit of wild garlic (Ramsons)
RAMSDALE Standing Stones Description, location and photographs of the RAMSDALE megalithic standing stones in North Yorkshire
RAMSDALE Family Crest A graphic image of the RAMSDALE family crest, arms and motto
RAMSDALE Distribution in the UK A map showing the distribution of the RAMSDALE surname in the UK in 2000
2002 UK Electoral Roll 2002 UK Electoral Roll: Aberdeenshire to Yorkshire with 961 extracted entries for the surnames RAMSDALE, RAMSDAL and RAMSDALL
Fylingdales Parish Geographical and historical information published in 1890 for Fylingdales parish
Fylingdales Parish Victoria County History 1923: full annotated extract from "A History of the County of York North Riding" Volume 2, Pages 534-537
Scarborough in 1890 The entry for Scarborough published in Bulmer's History and Directory of North Yorkshire (1890)
RAMSDALE Valley 25 postcards (1902 - 1924) of RAMSDALE Valley, Scarborough, Yorkshire
RAMSDALE Mill Six postcards (1917 - 1958) of RAMSDALE Mill and Beck, Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire
Civil Registration: Births 1837 to 1983 26 pages of RAMSDALE and variant surname data extracted from the General Register Office Indexes. The RAMSDALE database currently comprises extracts of all RAMSDALE and variant surname entries in the Births Indexes for the years 1837 to 1983
Civil Registration: Marriages 1837 to 1983 17 pages of RAMSDALE and variant surname data extracted from the General Register Office Indexes. The RAMSDALE database currently comprises extracts of all RAMSDALE and variant surname entries in the Marriages Indexes for the years 1837 to 1983
Civil Registration: Deaths 1837 to 1983 12 pages of RAMSDALE and variant surname data extracted from the General Register Office Indexes. The RAMSDALE database currently comprises extracts of all RAMSDALE and variant surname entries in the Deaths Indexes for the years 1837 to 1983
Probate Records: 1383 to 1992 The probate records database currently contains 488 entries for Grants of Representation (wills and letters of administration) filed under the surname RAMSDALE in the period 1383 to 1992. This data has been extracted from (1) indexes compiled by the British Record Society of Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury in the period 1383 to 1857, and (2) Probate Calendars [National Indexes] of grants of representation issued between 1858 and 1992 maintained by the Principal Probate Registry of the Family Division, London
Probate Records 1383-1967 RAMSDALE probate database (England and Wales): 1383 to 1967
Probate Records 1968-1992 RAMSDALE probate database (England and Wales): 1968 to 1992
Probate Records: A Research Summary Probate records are court records dealing with the distribution of a person's estate after death. Information recorded may include the death date, names of heirs and guardian, relationship, residence, inventories of the estate (including trade and household goods), and names of witnesses. These records are very helpful because probate actions were recorded long before birth, marriage, and death registration
IGI 1993 RAMSDALE Surname Entries The IGI 1993 contains 1,703 entries for the surname RAMSDALE and its close variants extracted from UK parish registers. The entries include birth, baptism and marriage events - but no deaths. The earliest entry for this surname is dated 1554 and the last 1898
Births 23 pages of RAMSDALE birth entries extracted from the International Genealogical Index
Marriages 8 pages of RAMSDALE marriage entries extracted from the International Genealogical Index
IGI 1988 RAMSDALE Statistics Two tables identifying (1) RAMSDALE entries in the IGI 1988 by county, and (2) all RAMSDALE surname entries in the IGI 1988 by county for each 50 year period from 1544 to 1800, providing a broad guide to RAMSDALE population movements within the UK during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries
Family Tree Maker CD ROM Database 27 pages of RAMSDALE and surname variant information extracted from the FamilyFinder Index to the Family Archive CD collection available on Family Tree Maker Online
Ramsdell Distribution in USA Maps showing distribution in the USA of the RAMSDELL surname
Descendants of John RAMSDALE Nine generations of the descendants of John RAMSDALE (1689 to 1736) of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Descendants of William James Ramsdale (1893 to 1982) New webpage detailing the descendants of William James Ramsdale (1893 to 1982)
Descendants of George Samuel Ramsdale (1859 to 1938) New webpage detailing the descendants of George Samuel Ramsdale (1859 to 1938)
Descendants of Samuel Ramsdale (1827 to 1891) New webpage detailing the descendants of Samuel Ramsdale (1827 to 1891)
Descendants of of Samuel Ramsdale (1791 to 1859) New webpage detailing the descendants of Samuel Ramsdale (1791 to 1859)
Descendants of Edward Ramsdale (born 1736) New webpage detailing the descendants of Edward Ramsdale (born 1736)
Descendants of Samuel Ramsdale (born 1721) New webpage detailing the descendants of Samuel Ramsdale (born 1721)
Descendants of John Ramsdale (1689 to 1736) New webpage detailing the descendants of John Ramsdale (1689 to 1736)
Descendant Tree Ancestral Tree of John RAMSDALE (1689 to 1736)
Descendants of John Ramsdale [1689 to 1736] - Causes of Death Causes of death of the descendants of John RAMSDALE (and James ARTHOUR)
Birmingham Victorian and Edwardian photographs of Birmingham
Birmingham Map Scanned image of 1894 map of Birmingham
Bromsgrove Parishes within 3, 5 and 7 miles of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
William James RAMSDALE A detailed biography of William James RAMSDALE (1893 to 1982) of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Military Chronology First World War military chronology of William James RAMSDALE
WW1 Regimental Biography First World War regimental biography of William James RAMSDALE
New Army Battalions 1914 to 1918 Background to the New Army Battalions (1914 to 1918)
Battle of the Somme A detailed history of the Battle of the Somme 1916
Somme Battle Chronology A daily chronicle of the battle of the Somme from 23 June to 18 November 1916
Passchendaele Background to Passchendaele
Hooge An historical description of the "liquid fire" attack by the Germans on British trenches at Hooge on 30 and 31 July 1915
1841 England Census RAMSDALE and variant surname entries in the 1841 England Census
1851 England Census RAMSDALE and variant surname entries in the 1851 England Census
1861 England Census RAMSDALE and variant surname entries in the 1861 England Census
1871 England Census RAMSDALE and variant surname entries in the 1871 England Census
1881 UK Census Introduction to the 1881 UK census and summary descriptions of all censuses from 1801 together with 15 pages of RAMSDALE and RAMSDALL surname entries extracted from the 1881 UK Census Index (England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Royal Navy)
1891 England Census RAMSDALE and RAMSDALL surname entries in the 1891 England Census
1891 Wales Census RAMSDALE surname entries in the 1891 Wales Census
1901 UK Census RAMSDALE and RAMSDALL surname entries in the 1901 UK Census
1911 England Census RAMSDALE surname entries in the 1911 England Census
Miscellaneous Parish & Probate Records RAMSDALE entries extracted from miscellaneous parish and probate registers from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland
GRO Overseas Births 1761 to 1994 12 RAMSDALE surname entries extracted from General Registry Office overseas records (consular, army, Marine, civil aircraft, hovercraft deaths and offshore installation deaths
RAMSDALE Miscellanea [UK] RAMSDALE strays, surname and placename miscellanea from sources in the UK
Local and National Directories: Miscellaneous Ramsdale Entries RAMSDALE entries extracted from Kelly's, Pigot's and similar UK commercial and residential directories
UK National Archives: Miscellaneous Ramsdale Entries Listing of miscellaneous RAMSDALE surname entries extracted from the UK National Archives
Birmingham Daily Post (1857 to 1900): Ramsdale Surname Entries Six Ramsdale surname news items extracted from the Birmingham Daily Post
RAMSDALE Miscellanea [USA] RAMSDALE strays, surname and placename miscellanea from sources in the USA
RAMSDALE Miscellanea [Australia] RAMSDALE strays, surname and placename miscellanea from sources in Australia
Social Security Death Index US Social Security Death Index (1937 to 1997)
Worldwide e-mail Addresses: RAMSDALE A current (140) worldwide listing of RAMSDALE email addresses
RAMSDALE: Scottish Records RAMSDALE entries in Scottish parish and civil records (1553 to 1924)
Scottish RAMSDALE Family The County Durham origins of the Scottish branch of the RAMSDALE family
English Origins RAMSDALE and surname variant entries extracted from the English Origins online database launched in January 2001 by origins.net on behalf of the Society of Genealogists
US Telephone Directories One of the four recommended minimum requirements for a Category B one-name study registration with the Guild of One-Name Studies is a "survey of telephone directories to give a rough idea of present day population distribution."
UK Telephone Directories RAMSDALE Entries in UK telephone directories
Australian Telephone Directories RAMSDALE Entries in Australian telephone directories
New Zealand Telephone Directories RAMSDALE Entries in New Zealand telephone directories
Canadian Telephone Directories RAMSDALE Entries in Canadian telephone directories
British Isles Vital Records Index Birth, christening and marriage records for RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from the second edition of the LDS Vital Records Index for the British Isles (1570 to 1905)
Christenings (1597 to 1843) LDS BVRI: extracted RAMSDALE and variant surnames christenings (1597 to 1843)
Christenings (1844 to 1887) LDS BVRI: extracted RAMSDALE and variant surnames christenings (1844 to 1887)
Marriages (1570 to 1900) LDS BVRI: extracted RAMSDALE and variant surnames marriages (1570 to 1900)
Pallot's Marriage Index for England RAMSDALE & RAMSDALL surname entries extracted from Pallot's Marriage Index for England (1780 to 1837)
Boyd's Marriage Index (1538 to 1840) RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from Boyd's Marriage Index
National Burial Index The National Burial Index (NBI) is an index of over 5.4 million burial entries recorded in some 4,440 parish, nonconformist and cemetery burial registers in England and Wales and includes 164 RAMSDALE and variant surname entries dating back to 1583
National Burial Index 1583 to 1825 National Burial Index: 51 RAMSDALE surname entries from 1583 to 1825
National Burial Index 1826 to Date National Burial Index: 113 RAMSDALE surname entries from 1826 to date
National Burial Index: Second Edition (2004) 353 RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from the NBI Second Edition
Deceased Online Database 10 RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from the Deceased Online Database
Militia Musters of 1781 and 1782 The Militia Act of 1757 (30 George II chapter 25) provided for men to serve in the militia at home in order to counter any threat arising when the majority of the regular army was stationed abroad. Lists of eligible men in each parish were known as Militia Ballot Lists and from these the men actually chosen appeared in the Militia Lists. Unfortunately, neither the surname RAMSDALE nor any of its close variants appears in the Durham, Lancashire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire or Yorkshire Militia Lists of 1781-82
Access to Archives A virtual national archives network catalogue for England: RAMSDALE and variant surname extracted entries
Hearth Tax (1662 to 1689) Hearth Tax transcription project: RAMSDALE and variant surname entries
Commonwealth War Graves Commission 19 RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from the CWGC Debt of Honour Register
Medieval Soldier database RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from the Medieval Soldier Database
Chelsea Pensioners British Army Service Records (1760 to 1913) RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from the Chelsea Pensioners British Army Service Records (1760 to 1913)
Royal Marines Registers of Service (1842 to 1925) RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from the Royal Marines Registers of Service (1842 to 1925)
Royal Marines WW1 Medal Roll RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from the Royal Marines WW1 Campaign Medal Roll
Passenger Lists Leaving the UK (1890 to 1960) 390 RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from the Passenger Lists Leaving the UK (1890 to 1960) database
Passenger Lists Arriving New York (1892 to 1924) 284 RAMSDALE and variant surname entries extracted from the Ellis Island Passenger Lists Arriving New York (1892 to 1924) database
Links to Ramsdale Surname Websites Links to RAMSDALE Surname Websites
Genetic Genealogy Genetic genealogy and the Y-DNA and mtDNA test results for David R Ramsdale
Ancestors of David Ramsdale (born 1954) Ancestral trees of David Ramsdale generated by GedHTree and uploaded
ARTHUR Family Register
ARTHUR Family Register Home Page The home page of the ARTHUR Family Register
Derivation of ARTHUR Surname Detailed research of the derivation of the Scottish surname ARTHUR
The Arthurian Legend The legend of King Arthur, Camelot and the knights of the Round Table
King Arthur and St Petroc The link between King Arthur and St Petroc
IGI 1993: ARTHUR Births Entries International Genealogical Index: extracted entries for ARTHUR births and baptisms
IGI 1993: ARTHUR Marriages Entries International Genealogical Index: extracted entries for ARTHUR marriages
Gretna Green: Marriages Historical background to marriages performed in Gretna Green over the period 1754 to 1940
IGI 1993: 1608 to 1900 International Genealogical Index: ARTHUR extracted entries (1608 to 1900)
Torphichen Paroch Registers ARTHUR entries extracted from Torphichen paroch registers
Bathgate Paroch Registers ARTHUR entries extracted from Bathgate paroch registers
Descendants of William Arthur Descendants of William ARTHUR, born circa 1670
County Map of Scotland Map of Scottish counties
Scottish Regiments Scottish regiments of Napoleonic and earlier times
Scottish Heraldry Scottish heraldry and the matriculation of Scots coats of arms
West Lothian The parochs of West Lothian (Linlithgowshire)
Civil Records Civil records: births, marriages and deaths
Map of Scottish Clans Map showing locality of Scottish clans
West Lothian Churches Churches within 10 miles of Bathgate and Torphichen
General
Getting Started A "how to" guide to researching your family history
Origin of English Surnames Origin of English surnames
Derivation of Scottish Surnames Derivation of Scottish surnames
Useful Genealogical Research Sources Addresses and telephone numbers of libraries, genealogical societies and archives in England
Oral Questions Oral history questions and naming traditions
Cousins Ascertaining generational relationships
London Map Map of genealogical archives in London
UK Libraries UK libraries with birth, marriage and death GRO indexes
IGI 1993: 1554 to 1898 The International Genealogical Index contains name, birthdate, birthplace, parentage and marriage information for over 200 million people from all over the world, obtained from original records of churches, towns, private genealogical collections, cemeteries, and so forth. Approximately a million names are being added to the IGI each month
Family History Centres in the UK A current listing of Family History Centres in England, Scotland and Wales
British Armed Forces Research Notes to help those who are seeking details of an ancestor who served in the British armed services
Manorial and Other Feudal Titles An introduction to the origins and history of the English lordship of the manor, contrasted with their Scottish and Irish cousins, and including cautionary advice regarding the purchase of English "lordships" of manors which have recently become marketable commodities, despite the fact that few of them bring with them little more than a meagre bundle of documents and an archaic title
How to Blazon a Coat of Arms An explanation of the well established conventions of blazon, the method by which an an armorist correctly records armorial devices - heraldic shields, coats of arms, bearings and banners
Chapman County Codes: England Tables providing basic information about the major administrative regions of England, including the full name of each region, a recognised abbreviation of the full name, the Chapman County Code, and the administrative centre of the modern region
Chapman County Codes: Wales Tables providing basic information about the major administrative regions of Wales, including the full name of each region, a recognised abbreviation of the full name, the Chapman County Code, and the administrative centre of the modern region
Chapman County Codes: Scotland Tables providing basic information about the major administrative regions of Scotland, including the full name of each region, a recognised abbreviation of the full name, the Chapman County Code, and the administrative centre of the modern region
Genetics and Genealogy Twenty two articles on the subject of genetics and genealogy including the "Multiregional" and "Out-of-Africa" theories which compete to explain human evolution

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