More on the Ancestry.com-for-sale story can be found here. Oh, and there's much more protracted discussion here.
The latest Parish Chest newsletter is now available (remember to scroll down for the 'New Products & Suppliers' section).
Chris Paton's British GENES blog has a few especially handy posts, thus:
- Irish Tithe Applotment Books;
- Bank of England Archive catalogue;
- 1841 Scottish Census on FamilySearch.
A couple of items of interest have been flagged by blogger Ruth Blair:This is still a few weeks away, but you may wish to consider booking your place on this special occasion at the HQ of the Society of Genealogists on Saturday 4th August.
- Unearthing hidden treasures on the Linen Hall Library website;
- Learn About Archives (Ireland) website.
Most of you will be aware of the British Newspaper Archive's ongoing digitisation project - well, this looks like a handy page to keep tabs on.
And then there's the BBC's HistoryExtra website...
- The week's 'History Headlines';
- Latest History Podcast;
- Forthcoming TV & Radio;
- The BBC's History TV On Demand service.
And remember to keep in touch with genealogy news, etc., over the weekend at the BI-Gen Twitter feed. Many items and links to articles, etc., which don't make it onto this blog can be found here - so do have a look.
As a genealogist, there's every chance that you're a bit of a romantic. So I think you'll like this one...