The latest Lost Cousins newsletter is now available (as excellent as ever).
New records from FindMyPast: the RAF Muster Roll 1918.
Talking about WWI, I do hope you're all geared up for the forthcoming centenary of the conflict beginning (obviously) in 2014 - I see the FFHS's website now has a page dedicated to the anniversary.
DeceasedOnline have launched a new blog.
A couple of items from Claire Santry's Irish Genealogy News blog:
- Irish Heritage Certificate update;
- Various Irish archives updates (and check out the link to the Archives & Records Association's newsletter).
More important Irish news (GRO developments) here.
There seems to have been a burst of activity on the Scottish Association of FHS website.
The September issue of Family Tree magazine is now on the market.
And here's news of the the latest issue of the WDYTYA? Magazine.
Whilst we're with WDYTYA?, it seems appropriate to remind you of the start of the new TV series this week - and there's also an appeal for help with a new TV series, here.
This post on The Flemish People in Scotland will interest more researchers than you may at first think!
Here's the weekly round-up of history links from the Two Nerdy History Girls.
Here's the latest e-bulletin from TNA. Oh, and here's a survey from TNA, too... And a new Podcast, in fact.
Techies may be interested in news of a new phone app from MyHeritage.
Canadian with Scottish roots? Check out this special offer from Christine Woodcock.
And here's your list of forthcoming events:
- Saturday 18th August - Ryedale Family History Fair, Pickering;
- Saturday 18th August - Lincs FHS Bourne Branch FH Open Day - info here, but may wish to check via Shirley Maile on 01778 425613 or firstname.lastname@example.org as the online PDF poster seems to have disappeared from the Internet!
- Sunday 19th August - Wilton Book Fair;
- Upcoming events from Archives for London;
- Thanks to Claire Santry for this list of Irish events;
- Postcard Fairs at Sittingbourne (18th) and Llandudno (18th) - see here (please check with organisers before travelling);
- BBC's 'Things To Do' page;
- And a bit of advance warning (you need to book!) about some Tayroots Genealogy Workshops/Talks on 7th September (part of Angus Heritage Week).
Keep checking, too, at the BI-Gen Twitter feed for further bits and bobs.
That's all until Friday - remember, it's now two (big) posts per week here at the BI-Gen Blog. But don't worry, you'll not miss a thing.
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