Category Archives: Miscellaneous Records

Orlando Surname Distribution – The Netherlands 1947 & 2007

The 12th Census in the Netherlands took place on 31st May 1947. ¬†You can search the Database of Surnames HERE By contrast here is the distribution map for 2007, which has shown some growth in occurrences of the surname from … Continue reading

Posted in Countries, Surname Distribution, The Netherlands | 2 Comments

The Origins and Evolution of a One-Name Study and Surname Research – Webinar

In December the Southern California Genealogical Society released their 2016 Webinar series schedule. There are some familiar faces scheduled and in many instances I need to go to bed very late if I am to hear the webinars! – there … Continue reading

Posted in Webinars | Leave a comment

HMS Orlando

Messrs Palmer at Jarrow England built HMS Orlando and she was ready to sail in 1888, having taken 3 years to build. HMS Orlando was a Royal Navy armoured cruiser HMS Orlando’s first duty was in 1890 to the Australian … Continue reading

Posted in HMS Orlando, Miscellaneous Records | Leave a comment

Petralia Sottana, Sicily – Contributor List – Francesco Orlando

“The Society Worker of Mutual Aid Petralia Sottana through initiative of the President Guiseppe Franco votes unanimously to collect between the Petralesis to compliment the cripples of War and the orphans of the fallen ones in War from the municipality … Continue reading

Posted in Italy, Miscellaneous Records, Sicily | Leave a comment

Orlando News ~ March 2015 edition

Orlando News The March 2015 edition of Orlando News can be downloaded from the link published HERE or via the page links at the top of this page.

Posted in Orlando News | Leave a comment

Legacy Webinar – Researching your Italian Ancestors

courtesy of webinfonews.com This week the Legacy Family Tree webinar is Researching your Italian Ancestors by Ruth Merriman. “Your Italian ancestors are just waiting to be discovered! The availability of Italian records has increased exponentially in the past few years, … Continue reading

Posted in Webinars | Leave a comment

Orlando News ~ January 2014 edition

Orlando News The January edition of Orlando News can be downloaded from the link published HERE or via the page links at the top of this page.

Posted in Orlando News | Leave a comment

Orlando Coat of Arms

I came across this Coat of Arms quite early in my study. As far as I can understand from research it relates to an Orlando family from Malta. Information Source – Charles A. Gauci. “An Illustrated Collection of the Coats … Continue reading

Posted in Coat of Arms, Malta | Leave a comment

Surname Distribution Map – Italy

Today I have been alerted to a new Italian surname distribution map called CognoMix. Thanks go to the Guild Face Book page for this From an initial play it appears that this site allows the distribution to be seen not … Continue reading

Posted in Italy, Surname Distribution | Leave a comment

HMS Orlando

Messrs Palmer at Jarrow England built HMS Orlando and she was ready to sail in 1888. The photograph linked here was taken circa 1897. Further Links and Information on HMS Orlando Memorial in Upper Barrakka Gardens ~ HMS Orlando Further … Continue reading

Posted in HMS Orlando, Miscellaneous Records | Leave a comment