Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Sunday, 28 August 2016
FamilySearch adds England, Lancashire, Oldham Cemetery Registers, 1797-2004
Find records indexed and searchable for 516,231 deceased persons in this new database from FamilySearch. Links to original record images ...
Call for Presentations: OGS Webinar Series 2017
The following is an announcement of opportunity from the Ontario Genealogical Society drawn to my attention by Mike Quackenbush, Director at...
Saturday, 27 August 2016
Rockstar Genealogist nominations are open
Nominations are open for the 2016 edition, the 5th year, of Rockstar Genealogist. Below is a list of those pre-nominated, mainly based on pr...
Friday, 26 August 2016
Digitising Welsh Published Collections
A blog post from the National Library of Wales reports that they have now completed digitizing and making searchable and viewable 1.1 millio...
Free access to Ancestry UK and Ireland records
Access to the records in the featured collections from Ancestry, including all the census records, will be free until Monday 29 August 2016 ...
Ancestry adds Medway, Kent, England, Poor Law Union Records, 1836-1937
These Poor Law Union Records, for Hoo, Medway and Strood, comprise 74 Poor Law Union registers. Most are admission and discharge registers f...
LAC maps and cartographic material online almost doubles
When I looked in February Library and Archives Canada had 5,559 items online classified as maps ...
Thursday, 25 August 2016
Grandma’s Genes Swab-A-Thon this Saturday
A reminder about Mags Gaulden's event, the Grandma’s Genes Swab-A-Thon, this Saturday August 27, 2016 from 2-4pm at Bowman’s Bar and...
Book Review: First We Were Soldiers, the long march to Perth
This 2015 book by Perth historian Ron W. Shaw falls into two parts. The first 99 pages are devoted to the soldering part, a description ...
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Rockstar Genealogists starting soon
Expect nominations for the 2016 edition of the Rockstar Genealogists poll to open on Saturday. Voting will start the following Saturday. Pe...
Time of 16 August has an article by Merrill Fabry Now You Know: Why Do We Have Middle Names? It goes into their history and adoption. One...
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