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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Attwood Genealogy

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

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ukDid you know that there are currently 3038 people with the Attwood surname in the USA? Attwood is ranked number 156 for popularity in the USA.

Miscellaneous Attwood Databases

Check out the Ellis Island Database for information on the Attwood family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Attwood

Wikipedia Thomas Attwood (6 October 1783?9 March 1859) was a British economist and strong campaigner for electoral reform.
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Wikipedia Julie Maree Attwood (born 31 May 1957) is an Australian Labor Party Member (MP) of the Queensland Parliament for the seat of Mount Ommaney.
Wikipedia Tony Attwood (born 1947 in Southgate, Middlesex, England) is an expert in direct mail, who previously worked as a teacher and lecturer, and has written over 80 books on education.
Wikipedia Dave Attwood (born 5 April 1987 in Bristol, England) is a rugby union player for Gloucester Rugby in the Guinness Premiership.

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