An interesting article has appeared on the MyHeritage blog outlining recent trends in fatherhood. It indicates quite clearly that first-time fathers are getting older, with the global average rising from 29 to 31 in the last decade. For the full story, click here.
The Guild of One-Name Studies is preparing for a special 'Open Day' in Lincoln on 7th July. Non-members welcome. See here for the official news release.
The National Library of Scotland has made a couple of announcements. Firstly, there's some newly-digitised historic films of the old country to enjoy, here; then there's the new self-service scanning and copying facilities - see here.
TNA have put out a new Podcast entitled Suing and Being Sued - finding people in legal disputes.
And if you've a spare eighty quid, you may be tempted into buying a special edition of Society of Genealogists - A Century of Family History. More info here.
ON THIS DAY
1815: Wellington defeats the French at Waterloo. As the day turns against him Napoleon is heard to say, "Oh well, no matter what happens, there is always death."