Saturday 21 September 2013

Genealogy News - 21st September

Irish family history website,, has launched its Irish Newspapers Collection, making almost 2 million historical Irish newspaper articles available to search on the website. This collection is also accessible on all FindMyPast international sites through a World subscription.

And has released over 300,000 new Royal Household Staff records. Again, the records are available on all FindMyPast sites.

Ancestry have announced the unveiling of new Birmingham material. An alternative way into the records can be found here.

Know what COPAC is? Have a look here.

A similar cataloguing-type post is here.

Scottish researchers may wish to check this out (old films!). Oh, and this, too (Scottish Postal Service).

Just spotted this: WDYTYA? Magazine Podcasts. And here's more from the latest WDYTYA? TV show.

Special offer from RootsIreland!

A useful-looking source of worldwide genealogy news.

Blogger John D Reid has been busy compiling his 'Rockstar Genealogists' lists - a couple of the more relevant results for the Brits/Irish can be found here and here. John also flags an interesting inheritance story.

The DeceasedOnline blog takes a look at St.Pancras and Islington Cemeteries.

The National Archives are tinkering with their website layout - see here.

Latest GOONS Newsflash.

News for MyHeritage users.

An Irish diaspora TV station?

More Irish stuff from blogger Claire Santry:

Chris Paton brings us some handy items, too:

A crucial - and often overlooked - aspect of family history research from blogger Michael J Leclerc.

Here's your weekly dose of entertaining history links from the Two Nerdy History Girls.

A history crossword.

Usual stuff from the BBC:

Forthcoming events:

And don't forget to keep calling in at the BI-Gen Twitter feed!

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