As part of this month’s Ancestry Advent Calendar we set you a series of fun and festive challenges, asking you to track down suitably seasonal entries among our records.
Thousands of you joined in, so a massive THANK YOU to everyone who took part! We revealed the answers the day after each challenge on our Facebook page but in case you missed any here are all the answers again in full:
1st December: Census records
Answer – John (although as several members pointed out, there was an older son named Arthur in earlier censuses)
6th December: Military records
Answer – Royal Berkshire Regiment
8th December: Overseas records
Answer – Santa Claus
12th December: Birth, marriage & death records
Answer – Noel Christmas Hudson
14th December: Parish records
Answer – Charles
18th December: Emigration records
Answer – Lapland
20th December: Occupation records
Answer – Philip Frowde
22nd December: Probate records
Answer – £224 14s 9d
Let us know how you got on in the comments section below.
We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Year and look forward to more fun and games in 2012!