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gives ac­cess to the mil­i­tary records held by The Na­tional Ar­chives. Th­ese are the gold stan­dard for any­one trac­ing an an­ces­tor who served in the Forces and in­clude records of ser­vice, phys­i­cal con­di­tion, be­hav­iour and move­ments. In 2014, ances­try.co.uk pub­lished records from asy­lums across Bri­tain, giv­ing de­tails such The mar­riage cer­tifi­cates that Michael found gave im­por­tant clues to the bigamy in his fam­ily, in par­tic­u­lar the Bar­nish/ Lit­tle­ton mar­riage where Sarah de­scribes her­self as a “widow”. Search at freebmd.org.uk or or­der on­line at gro.gov.uk (pay­ment is re­quired for cer­tifi­cates).

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