We'll begin with a bit of news which will be of great interest to all genealogists: the future of the Census (well, in England & Wales, anyway).
The latest Lost Cousins newsletter includes an interview with the UK's first 'celebrity' genealogist, Gordon Honeycombe. Also included (among many other things) is news of Ancestry.co.uk's price increases.
September bulletin from ScotlandsPeople.
New from Ancestry: UK Foreign & Overseas Registers of British Subjects 1627-1965 - see their 'updates page'.
Details of newly-released Irish & British newspapers from FindMyPast.
News for Devon researchers from Origins.net.
Fancy a British & Irish genealogy cruise?
Latest Eneclann newsletter.
Thanks to @YourFamTreemag on Twitter for this piece of news re. the National Army Museum.
Special offers at TNA's new online bookshop. More info here.
A few items from Chris Paton's BritishGENES blog:
Background info on the most recent episode of WDYTYA?
Forthcoming changes to the DeceasedOnline website.
These Sussex nonconformists sound like a bundle of laughs.
A worldwide genealogy round-up from GenealogyInTime.
The most recent round-up of history links from the Two Nerdy History Girls.
Latest from the BBC History website:
- Saturday 5th October - Oxfordshire FHS Open Day, nr Woodstock;
- Saturday 5th October - Catholic FHS Conference/AGM, Manchester;
- Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October - Dublin Book Fair;
- Saturday 5th October - Sherborne Book Fair;
- National Library of Scotland events;
- Free lectures at Gresham College, London, for October;
- PRONI talks & events;
- Upcoming Postcard Fairs (please check with organisers before travelling a long way);
- Not too far away... Dublin's 'Back To Our Past' gathering (18th-20th Oct). See also the announcement re. free advice sessions at the event;
- Advance notice of the Scottish Local History Forum Conference in Glasgow on 31st October;
- Monaghan events and a Kilkenny event!;
- Oh, and Dublin's Festival of History is underway (thanks Claire!);
- The BBC's 'Things To Do' page.
And keep an eye on the latest news via the BI-Gen Twitter feed.
Thanks to @DebbieKennett on Twitter for flagging this...