Friday, 18 March 2011

Ancestry's March Newsletter

NEWS

Ancestry have turned out their March eNewsletter, which can be found here.  Nothing too challenging for the brain in there, with the same being little more than an advertisement for their wares (which is understandable), but there you have it.

A little Irish fallout from yesterday's national day has appeared on The Family Recorder blog, with some useful recommendations of some lesser known Irish sources.

And though you've got loads of time to get your pen into gear, here's a competition for you to have a go at from those nice people at the FFHS.

ARTICLES

Part 3 of The Nosey Genealogist's series of articles on research in Jersey can be found here.

The BBC's History Headlines for the week are always worth a look, too.

And a short but sweet piece on William Wallace may interest Scottish readers (click on the link in the article for extra info).

MEDIA NEWS

A nice selection of TV / Radio stuff coming our way can be found here.

ON THIS DAY

1834:  Tolpuddle Martyrs sentenced to transportation to Australia for forming a trade union;

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