17 May 2020

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

The Huguenots: London's First Refugees

Some argue there's no such thing as ethnicity. Others want ethnicity recorded on death certificates in England and Wales to start building a clearer picture of the impact of Coronavirus.
As F. Scott Fitzgerald is quoted “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”

Ancestry Extra: Monday, 18 May at 10:00 a.m. EDT
Keep Calm and Carry On: Tips and Tricks for Researching Your UK Ancestors
with Celia Heritage: Ancestry ProGenealogist https://www.facebook.com/AncestryCA/
Is there a prehistoric stone circle, row or other feature in the UK and Ireland near your ancestral home?

Famous Hope Quotes as Charts
See 10 more by Nathan Yau at https://flowingdata.com/2020/05/08/famous-hope-quotes-as-charts/

Thomas Annan's Glasgow
Slides from 1868 mapped to a location.

Are you at greater genetic risk from Covid-19?
If you have your data from 23andMe, AncestryDNA or any other provider, you can participate in an international study to help develop new ways of analyzing your genome data (including some new COVID-19 research) and you’ll learn more about yourself from your DNA. Find out more, and be sure you're satisfied with the privacy conditions.

Ancestry Extra: Thursday, 21 May at 12:00 p.m. EDT La Collection Drouin : un incontournable de la généalogie canadienne-française, with Luc Lépine https://www.facebook.com/AncestryCA/

Thanks to this week's contributors
Ann Burns, Anonymous, Btyclk, Gail B., HChambers, Jean, Jenna Bruno, K, M. Anne Sterling, Susan Courage, Unknown, William Cookman

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