Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Sunday, 23 July 2017
Ancestry Annual Update to Ontario Marriages and Deaths
Marriage records for 1935 are now added to the Ancestry Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1785-1935 collection. New Records: 162,411; Total Recor...
The Mystery of Bytown Mayor John Scott
The Ottawa Citizen and Metronews recently published about a portrait of John Scott, first mayor of Bytown, in the Historical Society of Otta...
Saturday, 22 July 2017
Findmypast adds Somerset BBMB Indexes
Nearly 5 million index transcription records for Somerset baptisms, banns, marriages and burials are now available via Findmypast from recor...
John Henry Clynick; CEF Beechwood
Private John Henry Clynick was buried at Beechwood Cemetery on 25 July 1917 having served with the Canadian Army Service Corps. There is n...
Friday, 21 July 2017
Deceased Online adds Crewe area cemeteries
Records from six cemeteries and one crematorium from the Cheshire East Borough Council, totalling 130,000, are now available at Deceased ...
Ontario Rural Diaries Archive
A project from the University of Guelph "showcases over 150 Ontario diarists from 1800 to 1960." The archive "honours the da...
Thursday, 20 July 2017
Shannon Lecture Series for 2017
The following is an announcement from the History Department at Carleton University on the annual Shannon Lecture series. Some years they...
Free access to Ancestry UK military records
From 19:01 EDT 20 July until 18:59 EDT 24 July, 2017 there's free access to the records in the UK military collection. First World W...
Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Free Webinar: Journeys Through Time: Discovering Travel & Migration in Old Newspapers
From the British Newspaper Archive, a webinar exploring the themes of travel and migration, where to find passenger lists, news from abroa...
Probability: invaluable for the genealogist
In his latest blog post leading Irish genealogist John Grenham writes that "Without some idea of how to measure the likelihood of wha...
English Blue Plaque for a Home Child
On the 125th Anniversary of his birth, an English Heritage Blue Plaque is being placed on the house where British home child Claude Nunney w...
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