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Paul Nixon

British Army historian
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England

Paul has been researching the British Army for the last 40 years, has worked professionally for Findmypast since 2010, and has delivered dozens of military-themed and family history presentations.

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Paul

Paul Nixon was born, bred and still lives in Chelmsford, Essex, England. He is the proud grandson of a First World War veteran, and the proud great great grandson of a Crimean War colour sergeant. Paul’s interest in the Great War inevitably led him back in time to examine more closely the Edwardian and late Victorian army and has led him down various military ephemera collecting rabbit holes. Paul has carried out extensive research into British Army regimental numbers and published much of this on his Army Service Numbers blog - https://armyservicenumbers.blogspot.com/ - which he launched in 2008. More recently, in 2017, he launched the British Army Ancestors website - http://britisharmyancestors.co.uk/ - which is a free resource and arguably the single largest online photographic archive of named British Army soldiers who served between 1850 to 1945. When he is not immersed in one or other research project, he endeavours to set aside five minutes for his wife and three teenage children who, for their part, maintain a bemused indifference to his strange interests.

PRESENTATIONS

Talks by

Paul

Pre-Conference
Pre-Conference
9:00 am
British Army detective 1850-1920
Livestreamed
Findmypast sponsored presentation
Virtual
67
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Paul Nixon
9:00 am
British Army detective 1850-1920
Livestreamed
Findmypast sponsored presentation
Virtual
67
min
LEARN MORE
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Paul Nixon
9:00 am
British Army detective 1850-1920
Workshop
Findmypast sponsored presentation
9:00 am
Paul Nixon
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
67
min
LEARN MORE
Virtual
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