Hey! It's 100 years since the opening of the UK's first county record office - see here.
Ancestry are offering something for nothing. Not quite sure of all the detail, but something to do with free marriage records during 17th-21st April.
I realise that I'm a few days late with this, but the Society of Genealogists has a new website. Here's a blog post to help you on your way.
This looks very useful: FindMyPast's presentations at the WDYTYA? Fair. Ooh, and here's some more goodies from the fair.
Latest 'NewsFlash' from the GOONS.
New podcast from TNA: The Hearth Tax.
Oxfordshire researchers may be interested in this item of news.
The National Library of Wales' Summer Guide is now available. Welsh folk may also be interested in this item from the same institution: Aberystwyth Shipping Records.
Lancashire Catholics in your family history? Check this out.
The latest Offaly History newsletter.
Irish researchers should take a quick look at this post by John D Reid.
More information on that recent DeceasedOnline records release for Bedford.
Your usual weekly history round-up from the Two Nerdy History Girls.
Forthcoming events (not many!):
- Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April - Oxford Book Fair;
- Probably still time to book for the 'Changing Communities' Conference in Cheltenham on 26th-28th April;
- Advance warning of the GOONS Trades Unions Seminar on Saturday 18th May in Coventry;
- Events at the National Library of Scotland;
- Upcoming Postcard Fairs (check with organisers before travelling a long way);
- BBC's 'Things To Do' page.
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