Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
BYU Family History Library on YouTube
James Tanner, best known for his Genealogy's Star blog, is part of a team from the Brigham Young...
SCGS Free Presentations Online
The Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree is once again this year streaming live a selection of free presentations. The schedule...
QFHS Offers Scan and Save Workshop
On Saturday, 28 May from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Marilyn Gillespie and Deborah Robertson are offering a Scan and Save Workshop at the Quebec Fa...
Monday, 23 May 2016
The Lethbridge Census
In Canada the next census we'll see is that of the Prairie Provinces taken on 1 June 1926 and scheduled for release in 2018. In lookin...
Many "British Home Children" Were Not Children
According to Library and Archives Canada "Between 1869 and the late 1930s, over 100,000 juvenile migrants were sent to Canada from the ...
Sunday, 22 May 2016
Genealogy à la carte distribution problem
My Montreal blogger friend Gail Dever writes that the normal email distribution on her Genealogy à la carte blog has not been working for a ...
Derbyshire Record Office Treasure 33 of 50
The Derbyshire Record Office is showcasing 50 treasures from its Archive and Local Studies collections. These are items that would never b...
Rural electrification in the Republic of Ireland
Rural Electrification came to Ireland between 1946 to 1965. This Google map shows the year electricity came to each of 792 areas. Chick on t...
Alexander Rennie: Ottawa WW1 Beechwood burial
A century ago, 22 May 1916, saw the death at Kingston General Hospital from diphtheria and paralysis of the heart while on active service of...
Saturday, 21 May 2016
A word of thanks to the Ontario Genealogical Society for mentioning my YouTube video Did DNA really prove it was Richard III's skeleton ...
Findmypast adds Westminster parish records
A third update to Findmypast's collection of parish records from the City of Westminster Archives Centre has added: Over 1,000 new b...
Friday, 20 May 2016
Genes for nose shape found
Here is a press release from University College London Genes that drive the shape of human noses have been identified by a UCL-led study. ...
TNA announce National Maritime Museum and the Crew List Index Project
The following is from The (UK) National Archives. Building on the success of the Merchant 1915 C...
15 Fantastic Genealogy Books
Here are a few genealogy titles I never expect to see. My Ancestor was a Slum Landlord Fascinate Your Family with Anatafel A Teenager...
OGS Kingston Branch May Meeting
On 21 May 2016 Bob Thomas will give a talk "From Cloth to the Cloth: Archibald Stevenson, Presbyterian Missionary to Canada." The...
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