Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Friday, 9 October 2015
Findmypast adds Electoral Register Collection for England
England and Wales Electoral Registers 1832-1932 with over 5.4 million images and approximately 2...
LAC Top Ten Topics
From March 2 - 6 2015 Library and Archives Canada conducted an online web usability study. There was feedback from 705 respondents. Clients...
Brockley Cemetery records now on Deceased Online
Records for Brockley cemetery back to 1858 as well as those for the conjoined Ladywell cemetery ...
Thursday, 8 October 2015
Two new Irish Web databases at Ancestry
They're new to Ancestry as of October 8 and listed as: Web: Dublin, Ireland, Wilson's Directory, 1820 (7,721 records) Web: Ireland...
Robert Darnton speaks at LAC
Wednesday's presentation in the Wallot-Sylvestre seminar series “Libraries, Books, and the Dig...
Federal party leaders with Quebec roots are related: Ho Hum!
This release from Ancestry.ca arrivevd in my email. My comments follow. IT’S ALL IN THE FAMILY: THOMAS MULCAIR RELATED TO JUSTIN TRUDEAU A...
Children's Homes in Britain
My grandfather James D Reid was placed in care of a children's home shortly after the death of...
BIFHSGO 10 October Meeting
9:00 a.m. Before BIFHSGO Education Talk Exploring Findmypast Ken McKinlay will look at an invalu...
Wednesday, 7 October 2015
Shannon Lecture – Through Images, Words, and Sounds: Filmic Narration and Public History
This Friday in the second presentation of the Carleton University 2015 Shannon Lectures on the theme Performing History: Re-Staging the Pas...
Tuesday, 6 October 2015
UK Outbound Passenger Lists from TheGenealogist
TheGenealogist announce the release of five million Emigration BT27 records as part of their growing immigration and emigration record se...
September 1939, the register, is coming
Release of the register of people living in England and Wales in September 1939 is coming soon. In...
Canadians: Get Ready to Vote
Every election is important. Every eligible voter should be able to exercise the right. If you are eligible and haven't received a Vot...
A Tale of Two Sisters from the Borthwick Institute Blog
Who doesn't like stories? Jane MacNamara drew my attention to this sad story illustrating how...
Monday, 5 October 2015
Toronto Branch OGS: Call for Speakers: Quebec Workshop
Toronto Branch is planning another of their full-day workshop in April 2016 on Quebec Family Histo...
Charlotte Gray wants Canada's history to be an election issue
A timely interview of Canada's leading biographer and historian. Charlotte Gray laments that ...
1665: London's Last Great Plague
I forego mentioning many of the online lectures offered by Gresham College, London’s oldest Higher...
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