Ravenshaw records on Ancestry

Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Ravenshaw 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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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Ravenshaw Family Tree

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

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Some Famous People with the surname of Ravenshaw

Wikipedia Thomas Edward Ravenshaw (1 July, 1827 - 4 February, 1914) was an educator, founder of Ravenshaw College, and a member of the British East India Company.