Not a lot happening in the coming week as regards local & family history events. Here are the ones of which I am aware...
- Saturday 7th April - Sherborne Book Fair;
- Postcard Fairs at Rochester (6th), Bristol (7th), Guildford (7th), Powick (7th) and Llandudno (7th) - see here. Please contact organisers beforehand if travelling a long way.
- Advance warning of the Archives: Use Them or Lose Them conference at Croydon on 28th April;
- Series of special days/events lined up at Angus Archives (thanks to BritishGENES blog);
- And you may also wish to make plans for the next GOONS seminar on the subject of the 'Industrial Revolution' at Ironbridge on 19th May - see here.
If you know of any other events do let me know at email@example.com .
There have been three recent announcements from The National Archives:
- More info on the launch of 'Discovery', TNA's new online catalogue;
- The final 'Archives Accreditation' webinar;
- TNA and the Arts Council's new partnership.
Talking of TNA, I seem to have overlooked one of their Podcasts - the topic being 'Total War'.
New Titanic records have been unveiled by Ancestry - see their 'updates page'.
Chris Paton's blog has a handy update from Scottish Monumental Inscriptions.
Nicola Elsom has published Part 2 of her guide to The Master Genealogist software package.
And a couple of posts from Claire Santry's blog:
It was posted on 1st April, but I don't think it's a wind-up...