Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Saturday, 20 January 2018
Toronto Branch OGS January Meeting
The first meeting of 2018 will be held at a new location, Lansing United Church on Monday, 22 January at 7:30. The main presentation wil...
Findmypast adds England, Greater Manchester Baptisms 1571-1910
Numerically the largest addition to the Findmypast this week, 811,408 records, is a collection of baptism and christening records from 145...
OPL updates local history content online
The local history page on Ottawa Public Library’s website is being improved. Librarian Romaine Honey tells me it’s a work in progress, ...
Friday, 19 January 2018
World War II POW Collection
The (UK) National Archives has an estimated 190,000 records of individuals captured in German occupied territory during the Second World W...
Presenting at the Secret Lives Conference
I've been waiting for the official announcement to blog that I'm presenting at the Secret Lives conference in Leicestershire at t...
Do you have an interesting in shipping, perhaps to fill out an ancestor's story? Then you need Lloyd's List, a newspaper reporting...
Ontario and Manitoba Vital Records Updates for 2018
Ancestry quietly added to these records on 10 January. Database Total Records Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 7,480,585 Ontario, ...
Thursday, 18 January 2018
FreeBMD January Update
The FreeBMD database was updated on Wednesday 17 January 2018 to contain 265,866,842 distinct records, 265,463,493 at previous update. That&...
Forthcoming Canadian Family History Events
The following list of Canadian conferences, one-day and longer seminars compiled from various sources including links to some where further ...
Quinte Branch OGS January Meeting
Bob Dawes is the presenter for the 2018 Crouse Wanamaker Lecture“Making English Connections: Using Free & Pay Websites to Find your E...
Wednesday, 17 January 2018
30% Discount on British Newspaper Archive Annual Subscription
I've only seen it at Claire Santry's Irish Genealogy News , so you'll need to go there and click on the image to get the discoun...
Miraculous things found in compiled family trees. Time travelers: Children born before their mother, or after their mother died. Mis-conc...
Kingston Branch OGS January Meeting
It's an early start on Saturday, 20 January for one of my favourite Canadian genealogist-presenters, Marian Press will give two talks...
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
William E Browne: CEF Beechwood
According to his military file Quartermaster Sergeant William Egbert Browne, was born in August 1871 in Newport, Wales. A saddler by occupat...
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