Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Thursday, 28 May 2015
Family historians identify unknown war dead
According to a (UK) Daily Telegraph story the number of identification cases sent to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, where someone b...
FamilySearch updates Ontario Civil Registration files
On 27 May 2015 FamilySearch updated the following files: Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas De...
British Newspaper Archive update
It's six weeks since I last posted on newspapers added to the British Newspaper Archive. Here are the major additions, more than 5 years...
Ottawa DNA Interest Group
On Saturday 30 May 2015 at 9:30 am the genetic genealogy group will meet in Room 226 at the City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Nep...
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Historical Society of Ottawa May meeting
Go to the Society website and you might think all that's on offer this Friday is the annual general meeting. Maybe the webmaster is flag...
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
With Mocavo "You’re not the customer. You’re the raw material"
In his latest Irish Roots column John Grenham recounts the difficulties he's had getting information deleted from Mocavo , now a part of...
Is genetic genealogy being over-hyped?
In "The Business of Genetic Ancestry" broadcast on 26 May 2015 BBC Radio 4's Adam Rutherford took on the conflict between scie...
Please don't volunteer
....... right now I can imagine leaders I know in the family history community busting a blood vessel just reading the headline. The last...
Monday, 25 May 2015
Roots 2015 Expert Panel
A tradition at the Quebec Family History Society Roots conferences is a closing Experts Panel session with conference speakers and VIP invi...
FREE live streaming from Southern California Genealogy Jamboree.
Here are the FREE live streaming presentations, 14 hours of them, being offered from the 46th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree....
Sunday, 24 May 2015
Don't miss out on BIFHSGO member discounts
There's lots of time left to register for September's BIFHSGO conference but some people like to get it done before taking off to th...
Genealogy on the Cutting Edge
The following is a Primary Call for Presentations for OGS Conference 2016 The Ontario Genealogical Society’s Toronto Branch will host the ...
Internet Genealogy: June/July 2015
Here are the contents of the new Internet Genealogy issue with the articles I found of particular ...
Advance notice: Voices from the Dust – Ottawa’s Rootstech
A date for your diary, Saturday, June 20th, 2015, 1:00pm to 5pm That's when the Ottawa Stake Family History Centre offers its annual V...
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