Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Friday, 31 October 2014
FreeBMD end of October Update
The FreeBMD database was updated on Thursday 30 October 2014 and to contain 242,129,588 distinct records. Major updates of more than 5,000...
Reports on Genetic Genealogy Ireland and Back to Our Past 2014
Want to find out what happened at the Genetic Genealogy Ireland Event, but don't have time to watch the videos ? There's a report by...
Kirsty Gray in Ottawa
A reminder of a "you wouldn't want to miss" event this Sunday, 2 November, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm UK Rockstar Genealogist Kirsty G...
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Book Review: The Lost Empress
If you like murder mystery mixed with genealogy try The Lost Empress by Steve Robinson. It's a page turner. This fourth in a series...
Women's WW1 UK Military Records Index on Ancestry
Ancestry has added indexes to two data-sets from The (UK) National Archives Web: UK, Women's Royal Naval Service Index, 1917-1919 with...
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Historical Society of Ottawa October Meeting
On Friday, 31 October, Peter Ryan, a member of the Bytown Fire Brigade and retired Ottawa fireman, will talk about the history of the Briga...
Putting a DNA Test Specter to Rest
"Even in an underserved population at high risk for adverse psychological reactions, subjects responded positively to personalized gene...
Ancestry adds London, England, Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records, 1738-1930
Ancestry.co.uk may have new information for you if you had a person of interest in the workhouse in one of the following London boroughs (Po...
Tuesday, 28 October 2014
For every silver lining ... a cloud
John Grenham's most recent Irish Roots column What do we lose when records are digitised? reminds us that, despite the benefits, when i...
An Exhibition at LAC!
It's an ill wind ... The temporary closure of the Canada Science and Technology Museum has provided an opportunity for Library and Archi...
Monday, 27 October 2014
In the early 1900s ... "one in five children in Spitalfields did not survive until adulthood, but our research reveals that among the...
DNA 101 for Genealogists in Arnprior
Bill Arthurs, Chair of BIFHSGO's DNA Special Interest Group will be making a presentation on Wednesday October 29th at 7pm at the Arnp...
Genealogy Workshop: North Lanark Regional Museum
The North Lanark Regional Museum, 647 River Road, Appleton (near Carleton Place), is hosting a genealogy workshop from November 12-15. On...
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