Welcome to February. First up is an interesting development from York in the shape of the UK's first 'staff-led mutual library & archive service'. I have to confess that I'm not sure what to make of it...
If you're into maps and Scottish research then check out this little lot.
And the Scottish Registers of Sasines are examined by Kirsty Wilkinson.
Irish researchers may wish to take a glance at this announcement from FindMyPast Ireland. And Cavan genealogists will want to check this out.
Catholic (London) researchers may wish to follow the link in this very short blog post.
Here's something else for Londoners: a prestigious-looking family history talk(s).
The beginning of LGBT History Month is celebrated at TNA's blog.
OK, so it's a couple of days late, but I've only just fell upon this colour film of Winston Churchill's funeral on 30th January 1965.
Rather more lengthy is a video of an entertaining lecture from the Gresham College website - and I'll let blogger John D Reid make the introductions, here.
The BBC's HistoryExtra website has the following...
- The week's 'History Headlines' (naval historians - check out the final story!);
- Latest Podcast;
- February issue of BBC History Magazine now out;
- Upcoming history TV & radio.
For a special offer from professional genealogist, Anthony Adolph, check out my previous blog post (scroll to bottom of post).
And over the last few days I've highlighted a few interesting articles on the BI-Gen Twitter feed. For example, take a look at this one about the Russian family who lived isolated from the world for 42 years!
Always worth a look...