Tuesday 21 August 2012

Genealogy News - 21st August

During what is a very quiet time in the family history world, we'll begin with a mini round-up from two of my favourite blogs. First up is Chris Paton's BritishGENES blog:

Next we have Claire Santry's Irish Genealogy News blog:

If you're sat there waiting for the release of Ancestry's 'Family Tree Maker 2013', then best read this.

Here's an unusual and somewhat obscure resource: the British Armorial Bindings Database.

OK, so I'm a few days late with this one. A brief look at the family history of Elvis Presley, some 35 years after his death.

Home Guard records for WWII for County Durham have been released by TNA - see here.

The latest gathering of interesting history links is available from the Two Nerdy History Girls.

Check out this little video of the most popular baby names in England & Wales for 2011.

Forthcoming events of interest to the family historian:

Don't forget the BI-Gen Twitter feed for other news items and stories (bit quiet lately!).

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