Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Saturday, 8 March 2014
DNA Test Experience 2014: Company Results
The results are in. Many more people responded to the 2014 survey than last year, likely more people have taken a DNA test for genealogy, an...
Alistair Moffat is a good interviewee. He has an ear for a turn of phrase and knack for capturing the public attention. A historian by bac...
Friday, 7 March 2014
Ancestry adds Lower Canada censuses for 1825 and 1842
Continuing to benefit from its partnership with FamilySearch, you can now search added 74,323 records from the 1825 census of Lower Canada (...
WDYTYA DNA Podcast Combining Traditional & Genetic Genealogy by Chris Pomeroy
The latest lecture from those sponsored by FamilyTreeDNA (at www.ftdna.com) and organised by ISOGG (International Society of Genetic Genealo...
Why Do You Study Your Family History?
Ottawa genealogist Philip Norcross Gross says that by studying his roots he has "met and enjoyed many more family members and come to r...
Thursday, 6 March 2014
Ancestry adds Gloucestershire, England, Wills and Inventories, 1541-1858
These 85,306 entries in a new collection on ancestry.co.uk could be a treasure chest if you have Gloucestershure ancestors. Sourced from t...
Library professionals express concerns on LAC
On 1 March the Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians (CAPAL) submitted a brief to the Royal Society of Canada, Expert Pa...
Doors Open Ottawa 2014
Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8, are the dates for the popular Doors Open Ottawa event this year. Mark it on your calendar.
BIFHSGO March Meeting
The program for the Saturday March 8 monthly meeting of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa is: 9:00 a.m. Before...
Wednesday, 5 March 2014
TNA price changes
If you use the services of The (UK) National Archives be aware that prices for services are changing on 1 April. The good news is that onli...
DNA test experience survey 2014
Please click below to take this short survey on your satisfaction with DNA testing for genealogy. It's a repeat of a survey conducted he...
Tuesday, 4 March 2014
LAC budget declines a further $2.5 million
Library and Archives Canada continues to be singled out for budget cuts by the Harper government. According to an Ottawa Citizen story every...
BIFHSGO adds Barnardo Ups and Downs database
An estimated one in ten Canadians has a British home child ancestor. Ups and Downs magazine was published from August 1895 until December 19...
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