Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
Sunday, 21 December 2014
Yuletide R&R: The London Sitcom Map
As things get quiet on the family history front we'll resort again to British and a mix this year of Canadian culture. First an over...
North West Kent Church Records at Findmypast
North West Kent, Westerham Baptisms 1560-1962 Over 7,000 transcripts of North West Kent Baptisms from the Parish of Westerham have been a...
Major Photographic Processes Used Throughout History
Want to understand the techniques and background of the various photos you may have in your collection? You'll need a bit more than an h...
Saturday, 20 December 2014
1871 Worldwide British Army Index at Findmypast
Transcripts of records of over 200,000 officers and men of the Cavalry, Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers, Guards, Infantry and Colonial unit...
Ancestry Additions Include UK, Coal Mining Accidents and Deaths Index, 1700-1950
Three databases new to Ancestry and an update to the Surrey, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1945, are now available through Ancestry. ...
Friday, 19 December 2014
Top Baby Names
Scotland is first out of the gate with the top baby names for 2014. National Records of Scotland (NR...
Toronto Family History Centre Blog
Here's a shout-out to one of the genealogy blogs I'm subscribed to. Almost every week Helen Billing puts out a blog/newsletter from...
Coming in 2015?
Who Do You Think You Are Magazine blog has a list of 10 things in family history to look forward to in 2015. The top three are: 1) A poten...
Thursday, 18 December 2014
A Small Sign of Progress at LAC
Sean Graham , frequent researcher at Library and Archives Canada and PhD candidate in history at the University of Ottawa, tweeted out thi...
New and Updated Southern Hemisphere Commonwealth Records at Ancestry
Got relatives who went south? These records on Ancestry may be of interest. There are now 5,157,166 records in the updated Australia Birth...
Try BIFHSGO on Facebook and Twitter
Did you notice these symbols in the right hand column of the BIFHSGO web site ? They are the icons...
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Macleans on "Why are our national archives being locked from public view?"
An opinion piece by Anne Kingston in Macleans rehearses the familiar and sorry story at Library and Archives Canada. Few would argue with th...
Ancestry updates Canada, City and Area Directories, 1819-1906
There are now 8,299,563 indexed records in this predominately 19th century directory collection. Coverage reflects population. In the West ...
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