Akroyd records on Ancestry

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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Akroyd Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Akroyd 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 below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. 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 Akroyd family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Akroyd

Wikipedia Edward Akroyd (1810?1887), English manufacturer, was born into a textile manufacturing family in 1810, and when he died in 1887, he still owned the family firm.
Wikipedia Annette Susannah Akroyd Beveridge (popular historically as Annette Akroyd) (1842?1929) was an English educationalist, social reformer and orientalist, is remembered primarily for her early efforts at women?s education in India.