Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Sunday, 26 April 2015
Melissa Etheridge on WDYTYA
The last episode of Who Do You Think You Are? for the current US season, featuring Melissa Etheridge, is one of particular Canadian interest...
Research Gaspe Ancestors at the Quebec Family History Society Library
I had the opportunity for a quick tour of the Quebec Family History Society Heritage Centre and Li...
Saturday, 25 April 2015
New Zealand Sheep,Teachers and the Dead
Ancestry have added two New Zealand databases. For the 30,301 records in their New Zealand, Sheep Returns, Owners and Officers, 1879-1889...
Oldest Known Footage of London
This compilation courtesy of Yestervid
Toronto Branch OGS Meeting: 27 April
In the main presentation Bonnie Bell will speak on Out of the Shadows: Imaging the women of my family. This presentation is one’s women p...
Friday, 24 April 2015
DNA Day Special from Family Tree DNA
For DNA Day 2015 Family Tree DNA is offering $100 off the Big Y test. If you don't know about that test there's a very timely YouT...
FamilySearch adds Nova Scotia Deaths 1890-1957
These death records are sourced from the Nova Scotia Archives and available in two parts. Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955 has records for Hal...
Genetic Genealogy YouTube videos from WDYTYA start appearing
Thanks to Maurice Gleeson who has started posting videos of the presentations at last week's WDYTYA? Live in the Family Tree DNA theatre...
Halton-Peel Branch OGS Meeting: 26 April
Linda Reid presents "Using Autosomal DNA Tests to Confirm (or Deny) Relationships and Ancestors". The meeting starts at 2 pm on Su...
Thursday, 23 April 2015
CBC on Online Genealogy
Lesley Anderson and Louise St Denis are quoted in this timely article. http://www.cbc.ca/m/news/world/online-genealogy-bringing-out-the-ske...
Library and Archives Canada Main Estimates 2015-16
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage had a hearing regarding the Main Estimates on Monday in which the Heritage Mini...
FamilySearch adds Newfoundland Census Index
Back in January FamilySearch added images from the 1935 and 1945 censuses of Newfoundland to their online collection, but without name index...
OGS Ottawa Branch April Meeting
This Saturday, 25 April, the topic for the 1 pm meeting of the branch is "Don't Fade Away: digitization and preservation of family ...
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
St George's Day
Today is England's patron saint's day. How will you celebrate? Fish and Chips or Sausages and Mash? Eton Mess or Bread Pudding? wash...
Ancestry adds UK WW1 War Diaries
Two new valuable record collections have appeared on Ancestry sourced from WO 95/1096–3948 at TNA. UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium and ...
AncestryDNA looks at People of the British Isles (POBI) results
The AncestryDNA blog has a new post Recent University of Oxford study sheds light on estimating Great Britain ethnicity giving the company...
Historical Society of Ottawa April Meeting
The topic of the Friday April 24 meeting is Ottawa civic pioneer William Pittman Lett, to be presented by Bryan Cook. In 1820, the young f...
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