Investigate the background of the Holway Genealogy using the links below. We hope you find this information useful whilst you are unearthing your Holway Family History !
Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 209 people with the Holway surname? In that year Holway was ranked number 3370 for popularity in the UK.
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Holway family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Holway 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 Holway family tree.
Check out the huge Ancestry records Database for Births, Marriages and Deaths of the Holway family.
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Search the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Holway family using the FreeBMD database.
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Study the LDS Database for records of the Holway family.
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Did you know that there are currently 125 people with the Holway surname in the UK? Holway is now ranked number 3925 for popularity in the UK.
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Search the Ellis Island Database for information on the Holway family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.
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View the distribution of the Holway surname in Britain using the public profiler Names database. The public profiler Names database contains distributions for the Holway surname in both 1881 and 1998. It also contains data on the ethnicity breakdown of the Holway surname.