Thursday, 31 December 2009

Top 10 genealogy news stories of 2009

Here, in alphabetical order, are the top ten genealogy news stories covered in Anglo-Celtic-Connections during 2009. Some reflect the new online resources already covered at http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/12/10-top-new-genealogy-resources-online.html

1911 census of England and Wales (and Ireland) released
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/01/1911-census-for-england-and-wales-now.html
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/04/1911-census-for-england-complete-online.html
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/06/1911-census-of-wales.html
Anc
estry goes public
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/08/1911-ireland-census-now-complete-online.html

Ancestry.com goes public
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/11/recent-ancestrycom-business-information.html

Autosomal DNA analysis for genealogy
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2008/08/autosomal-dna-for-genealogy.html
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/10/ftdna-full-mtdna-or-23andme-test.html

LAC continues to fall well short in newspaper digitization
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/10/french-canadian-newspapers-essential.html
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/11/historical-canada-gazette-searchable.html
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/08/innovation-in-national-library-of.html
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/05/british-19th-century-newspapers-now.html

New Librarian and Archivist of Canada
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/04/daniel-j-caron-canadas-new-librarian.html

OGS massive fee increase
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/04/dealing-with-genealogy-society-deficits.html
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/05/ogs-approve-fee-increase.html

Online volunteer indexing
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/10/transcribing-toronto-cemetery-records.html
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/06/familysearch-adds-1861-and-1871.html

Ontario Archives opens new building,
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/10/groundbreaking-for-new-ottawa-city.html

Ottawa City Archives construction begins
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/06/ontario-archives-visit.html
(Image taken 28 December showing construction cranes in place.)

Service retrenchment in UK
http://anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.com/2009/07/proposed-changes-at-tna.html

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