Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Saturday, 2 July 2016
How many surviving British Home Children?
Are you a home child? Do you know one still living? The last home child group, to the Fairbridge ...
July backup nag
Maybe you forgot about it on Canada Day. I hope you had a good time. Now the same old nag. It's past time to make a backup of your har...
Friday, 1 July 2016
Another increase in immigration coming?
If a rise in Google searches is any indicator we could be in for an inflow of "political" refugees from the UK & USA. From Th...
Great Canadian Genealogy Summit discount
Still considering whether to attend the Great Canadian Genealogy Summit - that's CanGen to i...
Genealogy Websites Benchmark Update for June
Here's a look at how your favourite genealogy sites did according to Alex ranking during June. There were 15 gainers and 15 losers for ...
Thursday, 30 June 2016
Take a minute on Canada Day, to recall that a century ago, 1 July 1916, Newfoundland saw the disast...
Ancestry Canada Day free access
Not to be outdone by Findmypast, Ancestry.ca is giving free access to all their records through July 2. This may be for Canada-based users o...
British Newspaper Archives additions for June
The British Newspaper Archive now has 14,605,439 pages (14,436,425 last month) from 654 (632) titles online. The full list of additions this...
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
Free access at Findmypast
findmypast.co.uk is advertising FREE military and census records Discover your family's military heroes in free military and census ...
Keep Calm and Carry On
What with BREXIT and England losing to Iceland at football (the sport where you use your feet, not your hands) was there ever a better r...
Evernote Basic adds restrictions
Evernote Basic is changing. Whereas before you could link from as many devices as you wanted now you'll be limited to two. I have Ever...
Tuesday, 28 June 2016
Genealogy Roadshow reminder
The PBS Genealogy Roadshow continues on Tuesday 28 June at 8 p.m. EDT with the seventh (and final?) episode in the series, recorded in Los A...
Christine Jackson was the photographer who took this casual photo from last Sunday's Ottawa Ge...
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