Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Tuesday, 4 August 2015
Vote for Best Canadian Genealogy Websites
Voting is now open for best Canadian genealogy websites, national and provincial. Some sites indic...
Monday, 3 August 2015
Col By Day in Ottawa 2015
Despite threatening skies my annual early afternoon trip to the Col By Day celebrations at the Bytow...
Worst Prime Ministers of Canada: Results
Here are the results based on 57 people voting: 1. Stephen Harper: 93% 2. Brian Mulroney: 56% 3. Kim Campbell: 28% 4. John Diefenbaker:...
English Ancestry Updates
Ancestry snuck in a few collection updates at the end of July. You can never be sure how major or minor these are - no guarantee you'll ...
Sunday, 2 August 2015
Worst Prime Ministers of Canada: vote
Inspired by a list of the 9 worst monarchs published by History Extra, the calling of the Canadian general election, and looking to do a sho...
JK Rowling on WDYTYA
TLC, which airs the JK Rowling episode this evening at 9pm, writes that she sets off on a journey to uncover her maternal French roots. She ...
August Backup Nag
My laptop overheated and shut off on July the 31st just before my regularly scheduled monthly backup. Fortunately the laptop restarted after...
Kingston Upon Thames and Surbiton Burial Registers
The Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames operates two cemeteries: Kingston Cemetery and Crematorium at Bonner Hill Road, 27 acres, opened...
Saturday, 1 August 2015
Col By Day 2015
Monday's Civic holiday is named Col By Day in Ottawa. You are invited to stop by the Bytown Museum site, right by the Rideau Canal Locks...
TheGenealogist to offer Norfolk Parish Records
TheGenealogist and the Norfolk Record Office announce that they have signed an agreement to make Norfolk parish registers and other histor...
Benchmarks Update for July
There were 16 gainers, 13 losers in Alexa rank in genealogy websites the past month. The colour coding indicates in green those that have ga...
Friday, 31 July 2015
Deceased Online adds Camberwell Cemeteries
Camberwell Old and New Cemeteries have been added to the Deceased Online collection bringing to a total of 700,000 the number of records f...
Lost Cousins Newsletter
Peter Calver just issued his latest Lost Cousins newsletter. It's a worthwhile read for genealogists with British interest. Find it at ...
Findmypast weekly update adds Norfolk Parish Registers and more
Look at the huge list of parishes in Findmypast's new browse collection of Norfolk parish records and you'll see there's a bonus...
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