Saturday 19 February 2011

Special Offers


Whilst you don't have to go very far to find special offers for the forthcoming WDYTYA? Live! fair, there are a few others which I haven't mentioned so far, thus:-

The Irish Genealogy News blog has flagged a useful new pictorial resource for Irish researchers, namely, the Linen Hall Library's collection.  See the blog entry here


1674:  The Dutch cede New Amsterdam in North America to the English via the Treaty of Westminster, the settlement being renamed 'New York';
2001:  The UK foot-and-mouth outbreak begins with case no.1 at an Essex abattoir.  Nearly 4 million animals would be slaughtered in the following months.


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