Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Thursday, 5 May 2016
Cyndi Ingle and Dick Eastman recognition
Congratulations to Cyndi Ingle and Dick Eastman, 2016 recipients of The President's Citation of the US National Genealogical Society (N...
Longest UK Placenames
Time for a diversion. You likely know the place name even if you can’t pronounce it. Llanfairpwl...
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
CBC Digital Archives
Now a CBC website has video and audio clips from as far back as the second decade of the 20th cen...
Census 2016 progress
According to a Globe and Mail article between 1.5 million and two million census questionnaires had been completed by the end of day Tue...
Jane's Walk Ottawa
Today, 4 May 2016, would be Jane Jacobs 100th birthday. Google is marking the event with this ima...
Tuesday, 3 May 2016
The Coollattin Canadian Connection
There's news of a project to help the descendants of emigrants from the Coollattin Estate in C...
Living Knowledge: the value of national libraries
Caroline Brazier, Chief Librarian of the British Library, started her 2 May Library and Archives...
Curmudgeon John Grenham, at least he revels in that appearance, lets the facade fall away in his e...
Monday, 2 May 2016
When a blog post from 2013 is the first featured as "Popular content" on a UK academic website it must have something going for it...
May backup nag
Same old nag. If you forgot on May Day it's past time to make a backup of your hard drive. If you don't backup to the cloud, and a...
Sunday, 1 May 2016
Recognition for Lucille Campey
Lucille Campey, author of numerous books on British, and soon to be Irish, immigration to Canada has won the British Association for Canadi...
Genealogy Websites Benchmark Update for April
Here's a look at how your favourite genealogy sites did according to Alex ranking during March. The biggest gainer, more than 10% and r...
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