Friday 7 September 2012

Genealogy News - 7th September

I suspect most of you will want to have a browse through the lengthy list that has popped up on Ancestry's 'New Collections' page. Only goes up to 'N' for some reason - maybe they couldn't squeeze 'em all in! Mainly browse-only stuff, but worth a look, definitely.

Ancestry also have some new Dorset records.

FindMyPast have released a few more Surrey records.

Here's some more info on this week's WDYTYA? episode.

The 'People of Medieval Scotland' website has received a fair bit of publicity of late - check out the BBC's version of the story, here.

Whilst we're with Scotland, the latest edition of Broadsheet is now available.

Essex Record Office's latest e-bulletin can now be viewed online.

Your Family Tree Magazine has some free downloads (including lots of Tyne & Wear stuff)

Interested in Catholic records for Cork? See here. More comment here.

The September issue of Irish Lives Remembered can be found here. There's more Irish history reading here. Oo, and yet more, here!

Claire Santry has listed some forthcoming Irish genealogy courses.

Want to pin down a county border? Check out blogger John D Reid's advice.

If you're off to the National Family History Fair at Newcastle tomorrow, you may wish to take in these few words of advice from Chris Paton.

Chris also has some helpful words about the website.

Archivists may wish to cast their eyes over a helpful post on TNA's blog about archiving and the 'digital challenge'.

Here's Friday's bits and pieces from the BBC HistoryExtra website:

And don't forget the BI-Gen Twitter feed for more news, etc.

FREE access to 1911 Census...
Remember that Ancestry have made the 1911 Census for Eng/Wal/IoM/CHIsles available for free - see here. You will need to register for a free account to avail yourself of this brilliant offer - a simple enough process.

British Newspaper Archive

From Austria, I think...

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