A couple of posts have popped up on Dick Eastman's blog which are of some interest. The first concerns the buy-out of Ancestry (another version of the story can be found here) and the other relates to a new genealogy Q&A site (US biased, by the looks of it).
Here's news of the 'big one' - ticket news for February's WDYTYA? Fair.
The latest newsletter from the Scottish Council on Archives can be accessed here.
A new release from FindMyPast Ireland: Byrne's Irish Times Abstracts, 1859-1901.
FindMyPast also have a special post on the family history of celebrity Gabby Logan.
We should all take note of Audrey Collins' latest post on TNA's blog, The National Archives of... where, exactly?
There's a worldwide genealogy news round-up from GenealogyInTime, here.
Alan Stewart blogs about newly-available African & Caribbean telephone directories.
Some interesting comments and guidance about online published genealogical material can be found here.
Ruth Blair has a month's worth of tips on 'background research' for your family history.
A couple of new/revamped websites:
History news/links round-up from the Two Nerdy History Girls.
Latest BBC HistoryExtra Podcast.
Fans of the Europeana website may wish to sample its proposed new portal.
- Saturday 27th October - Swansea Museum Book Fair;
- Saturday 27th October - Lyme Regis Book Fair;
- Saturday 27th October - Uppingham Book Fair;
- Sunday 28th October - Northumberland History Fair, Woodhorn, nr Ashington;
- November timetable for SoG lectures, etc;
- Forthcoming talks by Scottish FHSs;
- Forthcoming Postcard Fairs (please check with organisers before travelling a long way);
- A little bit of advance warning about the National Library of Ireland's first in a series of WWI roadshows;
- The BBC's 'Things To Do' page.
And keep up-to-date with the latest news, etc, at the BI-Gen Twitter feed.
Thanks to @AbroadintheYard on Twitter for this...