Ackroyd records on Ancestry

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Origins and History

Crest

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DNA

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Ackroyd Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Ackroyd Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Ackroyd family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Ackroyd

Wikipedia Peter Ackroyd CBE (born 5 October, 1949, East Acton, Middlesex) is an English novelist and biographer with a particular interest in the history and culture of London.
Wikipedia Harold Ackroyd VC, MC (1877? 1917) was a British recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Wikipedia Alfred Ackroyd (born August 29, 1858 in Oakroyd Hall, Birkenshaw, Leeds, Yorkshire, England and died October 3, 1927 in Eccles, Lancashire, England) was an English cricketer who played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
Wikipedia David Ackroyd (born May 30, 1940, Orange, New Jersey) is an American actor, who first came to prominence in soap operas such as "The Secret Storm" and "Another World".
Wikipedia Norman Ackroyd, CBE, R.
Wikipedia Archibald Ackroyd (18 May 1897 ? 25 June 1968) was an English cricketer who played for Derbyshire in 1924 and 1925 and for Scotland in 1937.
Wikipedia Christa Ackroyd (born May 1957) is a British television and radio presenter.
Wikipedia Thomas Raven Ackroyd (7 August 1861 ? 26 April 1946) was an English bank manager and Liberal Party politician.