Attwood One Name Study

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This site is concerned  with the "Attwood One Name Study", a  study, registered with the Guild of One Name Studies (reg. no. 4602), aimed at  the collection of all references to the surname and its variations worldwide, with the aim of establishing origins and distribution. My research is in its early stages, the majority of data currently held is predominantly concerned with England, I am happy to exchange information with fellow researchers, bearing in mind the current limited geographical location. Please note also that I am not researching individual family trees - and do not hold data relating to individual genealogies.

If you have an interest in the surname Attwood or have any information to contribute to the One Name Study - please contact me or leave a note in my Guest Book.

 

Current Projects

Complete extraction of Attwood/Atwood and obvious variants/deviants of England and Wales 1841 Census -(almost complete)

Complete collection of GRO At(t)wood Marriages 1837 - present - project is ongoing - contributions in the form of marriage details/copies of certificates gratefully received.

In addition to the above I  am continuing to collect all other relevant data relating to Attwood/Atwood any where and in particular details of Births, Marriages and Deaths.

 

At(t)wood Researchers/websites

 

Roger Timms- Mainly Cherrington in Warwickshire c1750 

Steph Robinson  Black Country Attwoods 

Personal Web Sites at RootsWeb - ATWOOD  Links to Atwood researchers mainly in the USA

"Genesis Genealogy of New England" . If you are researching Attwood/Atwood in USA, Brad Potts has an extensive searchable database of "ATWOODs and related families from ~1200 to ~1900" 

 The Atwood Family Genealogy Chronology and genealogy of The Atwood's of Sandersted, Surrey, from 1203 - 1686.

The Descendants of Peter Atte Wood of England and Henry Wood of Plymouth Massachusetts

 

Gloucestershire Genealogical Research  Derek Benson's family history research into Gloucestershire Attwoods.

Atwood Surname - Atwood Genealogy

"Atwood Genealogy research can be facilitated by use of this page. It links to the majority of the Atwood surname data on the web, as well as to individual Atwood family trees, Atwood origin and Atwood meaning if known, and many other Atwood genealogy resources."

 

Some websites that I have found to be useful

 

Pickards Pink Pages for Warwickshire Genealogy 

Online certificate searching and applications - Warwickshire Web

Handwriting and language

GENUKI -Genealogy research aid

Surname Origins and History

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

RootsWeb.com Home Page

FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service

The Genealogy Home Page Help pages, useful links and far more (too much to list!)

Genes Reunited

The Parishes of the English Cotswolds and surrounds 

"IrfanView is a very fast, small, compact and innovative FREEWARE (for non-commercial use) graphic viewer for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003" - I have found this freeware programme to be very useful and have used throughout this web site.

Parloc -Freeware UK Parish Locater programme.

Ancestry.co.uk - pay for view web site of all UK Census records and GRO Indexes etc, with a free search facility.

The Guild of One Name Studies

The National Archives

Surname Profiler "This website allows users to search the databases that we have created, and to trace the geography and history of their family names"

Commonwealth War Graves CommissionSearchable Database of Commonwealth casualties of WW1 and WW2

IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles and North America   very useful for searching the LDS Family search site for individual localities and surnames.

GENUKI - "The aim of GENUKI is to serve as a "virtual reference library" of genealogical information that is of particular relevance to the UK & Ireland"

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