Legh records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Legh 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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Ancestry Ancestry.com global records search results for the Legh family.
Ancestry 1790 - 1930 US Federal census search results for the Legh surname.
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Ancestry UK Parish Records search results for the Legh family name.
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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Legh Family Tree

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

Check out the huge Ancestry records Database for Births, Marriages and Deaths of the Legh family.

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

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Check out the LDS Database for records of the Legh family.

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

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Legh Family History Databases

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Miscellaneous Legh Databases

Investigate the Ellis Island Database for information on the Legh 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 Legh surname in Britain using the public profiler Names database. The public profiler Names database contains distributions for the Legh surname in both 1881 and 1998. It also contains data on the ethnicity breakdown of the Legh surname.


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