Category Archives: England

British Newspaper Articles

Derby – 1882                                                                                                                                   The St. John Ambulance Association in Burton-on Trent awarded certificates to between 60 and 70 people who completed their first aid course. A James Buggy was one of those to receive a certificate.[1] Liverpool – 1878                                                                                                                               Inspector … Continue reading

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Manchester, England Catholic Parishes

The Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society have a number of resources available on their website that are free to search. One of these is the Catholic Register Index and is described as “An index to persons named in a … Continue reading

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Outburst Against English Catholics 1929

A fascinating and slightly humorous story is reported in a 1929 edition of The Manchester Guardian, as The Guardian newspapers was known then.[1] Father John Buggy, in his Sunday sermon at St. Walburgha’s Church in Shipley, West Yorkshire, described those … Continue reading

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The Proceedings of the Old Bailey 1674-1913

The Old Bailey is the central criminal court in England. A fantastic project has digitalized the entire set of court records from these years. Like many trials of years gone by they make for some fascinating reading. For all the … Continue reading

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Buggy Name Histroy and DNA Genealogy

This post marks the first anniversary of the Buggy Name History blog. Little did I think that when I started out with a few articles that I would be finding the Buggy name in countless record sets. With Buggy being … Continue reading

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Naturalization Indexes New York City 1857-1892

Naturalization documents can often prove to be very helpful for anyone doing research on their immigrant ancestors. The process usually had three stages: declaration of intent, petition for naturalization and certificate of naturalization, with the immigrant usually applying at their … Continue reading

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WWI – The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

This entry contain a listing of all those with the Buggy name who are in the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). The CWGC was established in 1917 and now pays tribute to the men and women of … Continue reading

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