Clapperton Family Tree research resources
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1921 England and Wales Census records are now available!
On 6 January 2022 the 1921 England and Wales Census records were made available online via the FindMyPast website. The records have been indexed and are searchable via the usual methods. These records are only viewable on a pay-per-view basis and are not included in any of FindMyPast's existing subscriptions with the exception of the 12 month premium subscription.
Clapperton records on Ancestry
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Clapperton 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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"CLAPPERTON. George Clapartoun who appears as subdean of the Chapel Royal of Stirling in 1546 was probably Sir George Clappertoun or Clapertoun who appears between 1558 and 1573 as Provost of trie College of Holy Trinity, Edinburgh (Soltre, p. 222, 225). Mr. John Clapperton of Neatoune appears in 1655 (Lander), and Edward Clawpirton in Dinrod in 1688 (Kirkcudbright). Hugh Clapperton (1788-1827), the African explorer, was born at Annan, Dumfriesshire. Clappertone 1680, Clappertoun 1684, Clappertoune 1658. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Clapperton Family History
Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Clapperton 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 Clapperton family tree.
Explore Clapperton Parish Records at Find My Past.
Check out the UK registered births, marriages and deaths for the Clapperton family name using the FreeBMD database.
Investigate Genealogy Bank for Clapperton family records.
Study MyHeritage for Clapperton family data.
Search the LDS Database for records of the Clapperton family.
Research the Clapperton surname using fold3 Military Archives and view images of original Clapperton Military records.
Clapperton Genealogy Databases
Study WikiTree for user contributed Clapperton family records. Collaboration is encouraged so that accuracy of Clapperton data can be verified or corrected by other users.
Explore MyTrees for information on the Clapperton family and people looking to contact living Clapperton relations.
Investigate GENi for Clapperton family records.
Find your Irish Clapperton relatives on findmypast.ie
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Miscellaneous Clapperton Databases
Look at the Ellis Island Database for information on the Clapperton 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 Clapperton surname in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Romania.
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