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On April 04, 1933
In the US, 73 people died when the helium-filled airship Akron crashed into the sea off the New Jersey coast.
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For the benefit of people who are thinking about tracing their own family tree and history, the information contained on this page is a brief overview of how to begin, with a particular emphasis on researching ancestors in England, Scotland Ireland & Wales. Further information and links will be added on N.Ireland and Eire shortly.

We have tried to provide a resume of the most important points for the newcomer. However, these notes should not be regarded as a substitute for good old-fashioned books. Especially, if you are a beginner, you are strongly advised to start by visiting your local library and doing some reading on genealogy and family history. further more there are many good magazines on Family History / Genealogy. Why not visit your local newsagent or WH Smiths?

If you are unsure or require any help, please visit the FHUK community forum here on the site - members helping each other - help us to help you!

If you are new to Family History / Genealogy and would like to know how to start - please read the following:

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