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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Arkell Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Arkell 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 Arkell family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Arkell

Wikipedia Anthony John Arkell (July 29, 1898 ? February 26, 1980), known as A.
Wikipedia "Reginald Arkell" (1882-1959) was a British script writer and comic novelist who wrote many musical plays for the London theatre.
Wikipedia Francis Arkell (13 September 1935 ? 26 June 1998) was an Australian politician, elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly.
Wikipedia William Joscelyn Arkell M.
Wikipedia Keith Charles Arkell (born January 8, 1961 in Birmingham) is an English Grandmaster of chess.
Wikipedia Thomas Arkell (born November 10, 1823 in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom-February 2, 1906) was a Canadian politician, farmer and grain merchant.