Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Thursday, 12 December 2013
Deceased Online adds British military burial records from Cyprus, Egypt, Malta and Singapore
Deceased Online has updated its collection of military burial records from TNA references: ADM 6, ADM 73, ADM 305 and WO 156 with records fr...
West Yorkshire and Surrey Electoral Registers on Ancestry
Now online from Ancestry, more than 22 million entries in the database West Yorkshire, England, Electoral Registers, 1840-1962, and more tha...
Canada Post changes
With postal rates due to increase, is your family history society going to adapt? Many societies have already moved to delivering their quar...
Irish Famine Stories
Gail Dever drew my attention to a recently launched virtual archive of famine stories at the University of Limerick. "The archive...
If you're considering going to RootsTech, or just interested in what's new, check out http://goo.gl/JFxiS6 . Back online are 14 vi...
BIFHSGO December meeting
This coming Saturday, December 14, is a pre-Christmas bonanza for genealogy in Ottawa. The morning BIFHSGO meeting starts at 9 am with a ...
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
MyHeritage Nordic initiative
Do your roots go back to Scandinavian, perhaps through the UK and/or Ireland? If so this MyHeritage announcement that they have added over 3...
Ottawa Branch OGS December meeting
This coming Saturday, December 14, is a pre-Christmas bonanza for genealogy in Ottawa. There's a BIFHSGO meeting in the morning, which I...
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Irish Lives Remembered magazine
The December issue (19th edition) of Irish Lives Remembered, the FREE Genealogy e-Magazine, is now available via www.irishlivesremembered.co...
Forthcoming Toronto Branch Courses
The Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society is currently accepting registrations for the following courses being offered in Febru...
BritainsDNA, a company that came up twice in my investigations recently, boasts it "offers a unique package of information featuring th...
Monday, 9 December 2013
Jane McGaughey at QFHS
Dr Jane G. V. McGaughey, from the School of Canadian Irish Studies, Concordia University is the speaker for the Quebec Family History Societ...
Google Earth for genealogy
In September Lisa Loise Cooke was at the BIFHSGO annual conference speaking about, among other things, Google Earth. It's perhaps her mo...
Manorial Documents Register updated
What do you do as your English and Welsh research gets back before the census and civil registration? Parish registers and other parish che...
Sunday, 8 December 2013
Recent English Ancestry updates
Updated records from Ancestry.co.uk this past week are: Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812 is updated to ...
BIFHSGO conference volunteers
While many of the jobs that need to be done in organizing the 20th Annual Conference of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater ...
Ontario Genealogical Society News
Two items from the latest OGS Weekly Newsletter 1. The Ontario Genealogical Society invites members and non-members to join in an online ...
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