Here we go with a run-down of forthcoming events. If you know of any more please email me...
- Saturday 12th May - North Warwickshire Family & Local History Day, Wolvey;
- Saturday 12th May - Romany & Traveller FHS Society Day & AGM, Weyhill (too late to book?);
- Saturday 12th May - Isle of Wight FHS Conference/AGM, Newport (booking required?);
- Saturday 12th May - Irish Genealogical Research Society, London Open Day/AGM (booking advisable);
- Saturday 12th May - Darlington Book Fair;
- Sunday 13th May - Dorchester Book Fair;
- Saturday 12th May - Hastings Stamp & Postcard Fair;
- Check out the SoG's website, here, for news of a major BBC history event at Bexley on 23rd June;
- Looking a bit more into the future, there's the 'Irish American Link' conference in Galway in July;
- Oh, and Claire Santry mentions another little something for the Irish on 10th May, here.
The latest edition of the 'Parish Chest Newsletter' is now available, with its usual selection of new releases from the world of family history - see here.
US blogger, Dick Eastman, points us in the direction of a UK-based Internet service through which you may leave messages for folk after your death.
The HistoryToday website has posted a new podcast.
And TNA also has another podcast to enjoy. Audrey Collins has a related blog post, here, on the same topic (Fortnum & Mason).
The National Library of Scotland have highlighted a slightly unusual WWI Roll of Honour on their blog.
Blogger John D Reid poses some interesting questions about Ancestry's recent moves in the DNA testing market - see here. John also provides some useful information for Cheshire and Yorkshire researchers.
Yorkshire also features in an interesting post about the early days of civil registration in England & Wales by Audrey Collins.
More news items & stories at the BI-Gen Twitter feed.
Here are a few odd entries as featured on the Sussex Ancestors blog...