Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Friday, 2 December 2016
Irish Soldiers' Records
The 16 soldiers listed below were members of five units of the British Army which were disbanded following the establishment of the independ...
Scotland Church Records at FamilySearch
On 13 November I noted the partially completed database at FamilySearch UK, Scotland—Church of Scotland Synods, Presbyteries, and Kirk Ses...
December Backup Reminder
Time for the monthly backup nag. If you didn't do so on the 1st it's now past time to make a backup of your hard drive. If you don&...
Thursday, 1 December 2016
OGS Conference 2017 Registration now open
As of 1 December you can register online for the Ontario Genealogical Society Conference, 16-18 June 2017 at Algonquin College in Ottawa. ...
Manchester Parish Registers at Family Search
England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910 has 1,741,621 records for the area around Manchester, Lancashire. The Lancashire parishes...
Genealogy Websites Benchmark Update for November
For the third month in a row downwards trends in popularity of many genealogy websites were evident, according to Alexa. Even top ranked sit...
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
The following is from a press release by TheGenealogist. Millions of New Parish Records added to the TheGenealogist ● Released i...
Warwickshire Parish Records on FamilySearch, and elsewhere
As of 29 November 2016 FamilySearch is listing 1,383,157 new of updated records for England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1984. Fi...
British Newspaper Archives additions for November
The British Newspaper Archive now has 16,572,215 pages (15,926,840 pages last month) from701 (693) titles online. Norfolk isn't overlook...
Accessions to the City Of Ottawa Central Archives
In June 2013 this blog carried lists of fonds transferred, and to be transferred, from Library and Archives Canada to the City Of Ottawa C...
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Genetic Genealogy Ireland presentation: The genetic identification of the 1916 Cork Rebel, Thomas Kent
Take a 99 year old body buried in a shallow grave in rainy Cork Ireland. Find that conventional CSI ...
Shannon Lecture: Friday, 2 December, 2016
The final Shannon Lecture of the 2016 series sees Thomas Laqueur from UC Berkeley talking about his new book The Work of the Dead , focu...
Monday, 28 November 2016
Great Canadian Genealogy Summit 2017: Call for Presentation Proposals
The Great Canadian Genealogy Summit will hold its 2nd annual event at the Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia on Friday, October 13 thro...
Update on LAC Genealogy Room Renovations
A note from Claire Banton, Chief, Orientation Services in the Public Services Branch at Library and Archives Canada informs that the dates o...
Unique Histories from the 18th and 19th Centuries
I stumbled across Geri Walton's site while looking for information on umbrella menders. Google found the post Second-Hand Umbrella Sell...
Janet Few to give OGS Webinar
Last time she gave an OGS webinar Rockstar Genealogist Janet Few mentioned it was midnight where she was and she'd calculated the time d...
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