Bowshire records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Bowshire family tree. Many large databases are available to search covering from births, deaths and marriages, military records, census records and immigration records with many other smaller collections too. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bowshire Family History

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

Search Bowshire Parish Records at Find My Past.

Look at the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Bowshire family using the FreeBMD database.

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Look at the LDS Database for records of the Bowshire family.

Research the Bowshire surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Bowshire Military records.

Bowshire Family History Databases

Look at WikiTree for user contributed Bowshire family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Bowshire data can be verified or corrected by other users.

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Miscellaneous Bowshire Databases

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

Use the Surname Map project to look at the current distribution of the Bowshire surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.