Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
FreeBMD June update
The FreeBMD Database was updated on Sunday 17 June 2018 and to contain 268,252,090 distinct records (there were 267,753,711 records at prev...
More Canadian content at Newspapers.com
Don't get too excited but newspapers.com has now placed online a few issues from Canadian newspapers not included before: the Ottawa ...
Changing of the Guard at the Arnprior and McNab/Braeside Archives
It was a surprise to learn at Saturday's Voices from the Dust event that Laurie Dougherty has retired from the Archivist position at t...
Monday, 18 June 2018
Ancestry's Scottish Electoral Registers
There's a new collection, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Electoral Registers, 1832-1976 with 3,219,223 records on Ancestry. Sourced from t...
Gordon Burleigh Carling: CWGC Beechwood
CARLING, GORDON BURLEIGH Rank: Captain Date of Death:18/06/1918 Age: 31 Regiment/Service: Canadian Army Service Corps Grave Reference:...
Sunday, 17 June 2018
Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week Risotto, robotics and virtual reality: how Canada created the world's best lib...
Ancestry Updates U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
Venture into any library with a serious genealogical collection and you'll find volumes referenced as Filby, P. William, ed. Passenge...
BIFHSGO "Best of" Certificates
President Barbara Tose presented awards, "Best of" certificates, to the following recipients at the BIFHSGO AGM on Saturday 9 June...
Saturday, 16 June 2018
NEW Canadian Webinar Series
Kathryn Lake Hogan has a new initiative—a weekly webinar called Genealogy with a Canadian Twist. She writes on her website Looking4Ances...
Findmypast adds British Armed Forces, First World War Soldiers' Medical Records
934,145 records are in FMP's version of the National Archives' collection of medical records from the First World War newly availa...
Ottawa Immigrant Heritage Walking Tours – 2018
Take a journey through some of Ottawa’s most interesting neighbourhoods. As part of Welcoming Ottawa Week, June 18 to 30, 2018, the Ottawa L...
Friday, 15 June 2018
CEF Service Files Digitization Update for June 2018
As of 15 June 2018 there are 601,736 (592,203 last month) of about 640,000 files available online in the LAC Personnel Records of the Firs...
BIFHSGO Certificates of Recognition
President Barbara Tose awarded two Certificates of Recognition at the BIFHSGO AGM on 9 June 2018. Cliff Adams in appreciation of his ongoi...
Identifying and Recovering WW2 Aircraft
On Sunday, 17 June at 7pm, Dirk Decuypere will speak at Ottawa's Pinhey's Point National Historic Site about his research identifyin...
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