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"BINNS. From Binns in West Lothian. English (Yorkshire) Binns from another origin. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Binns Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Binns

Wikipedia Patrick George Binns (born October 8, 1948 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan), is a Canadian diplomat who was named Ambassador to Ireland on August 30, 2007.
Wikipedia Edward Binns (September 12, 1916 ? December 4, 1990) was a stage, film, and television actor.
Wikipedia Vicky Binns (born 27 August 1982 in Tottington, Bury, Greater Manchester) is an English actress who is best known for her two roles Ollie and Molly, in the two veteran ITV Soap Operas "Emmerdale" and "Coronation Street" respectively.
Wikipedia Archie Binns (1899 Port Ludlow, WA ? 1971 Sequim, WA) was an American author.
Wikipedia John Binns, born at Woodhouse Carr in Leeds on March 31, 1870 and died at Leeds on December 8, 1934, was a cricketer who played one first class match for Yorkshire in 1898.
Wikipedia Charles Binns (ca 1786 ? April 28 1847) was a lawyer, businessman and political figure in Prince Edward Island.
Wikipedia Sir Henry Binns, KCMG (1837 - 1899) was Prime Minister of the Colony of Natal, South Africa from 5 October 1897 - 8 June 1899.