Wednesday, 30 November 2011

New London Freemen Records

NEWS

Ancestry have released a new batch of important trade/occupational records entitled the London Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1925. Well over half a million individuals are listed - full details can be found in Ancestry's announcement, with some additional comment here. 


Whilst we're with Ancestry, the technology-minded among you may wish to check out the breaking news about Version 3 of Ancestry's App for iPad/iPhone/iPod.

There's another helpful blog post about yesterday's British Newspaper Archive launch from the SoG's Else Churchill, here.

A helpful list of forthcoming Irish events has been provided by Claire Santry.

The Christmas issue of WDYTYA? Magazine has been released. And I notice that the very same folks have a special subscription offer on the go - see here.

MEDIA NEWS

Tomorrow evening's Find My Past TV show is on the subject of 'The Firing Squad'. See the trailer here, and the series' website is here.

And here are a few more TV/Radio items for you.

ARTICLES

The FindMyPast blog has posted an item on the SoG's Business Index, 1892-1987.

And the FMPIreland blog has an article on Burke's Landed Gentry of Ireland.


Dead End Hobby: Oddments from the World of Family History - LAST DAY of special pre-publication offer. See here for full details.


The Genealogist - UK census, BMDs and more online

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