Fortran Friends page of links for family history
Links for Family History
- !Family originally maintained by Dennis Howe,
currently being updated by Martin ?, a test version can be downloaded from
- Rosemary Miskin has some utilities for checking GEDCOM files, including
ReadGed, GedWeb and CheckGed on her website at
- Hilary Phillips has a utility
convert a GEDCOM file into 2 HTML files; one makes an index to all the names in
A little history: Graham Crow wrote Ancestry I, which was marketed by Minerva
in the days of the Arthur Operating System; Minerva later sold Ancestry II
an entirely different Desktop program for RISCOS, but it was very expensive
and is no longer sold. Meanwhile Graham Crow wrote his own RISCOS version
which he called Ancestry, sadly he died suddenly before he could finish it.
This program, now marketed as Ancestor+, has been adapted and improved by
David Holden of APDL, details at
http://www.apdl.co.uk/ancest.htm, price to a new user about £60, look on
the web site for prices for upgrades from Ancestry I and Ancestry II
V 1.01 written by Alex Waugh see Archive Vol 14 #3 p25 is
shareware, mainly a family tree drawing program but it can store a little
additional information; it can be downloaded from
Web sites for Family History, mostly in the UK.
The Oxfordshire Parishes map of 1900 (in Zipped RISCOS Draw format) can be
downloaded here (74Kbyte).
email to us here.
Page last updated 1 September 2023
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