Dig into the past of the Messham Genealogy using the links below. We hope you find this information useful whilst you are unearthing your Messham Family Tree !
Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Messham 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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|1790 - 1930 US Federal census search results for the Messham surname.|
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Messham 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 Messham family tree.
Investigate the huge Ancestry records Database for Births, Marriages and Deaths of the Messham family.
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Search the UK registered births, marriages and deaths of the Messham family using the FreeBMD database.
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Look at the LDS Database for records of the Messham family.
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Search the Ellis Island Database for information on the Messham 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 Messham surname in Britain using the public profiler Names database. The public profiler Names database contains distributions for the Messham surname in both 1881 and 1998. It also contains data on the ethnicity breakdown of the Messham surname.