Thursday 21 July 2011

Postal Service Records


Ancestry have made an announcement regarding the availability of the British Postal Service Appointment Books 1737-1969.  For more information on this interesting new development - and a neat little video presentation featuring Tony Robinson - click here.

FindMyPast have unleashed 290,000 new parish records onto the market - covering Rugby, Suffolk, Sheffield and Handsworth Cemetery in Warks.

Check out the SoG's Summer Membership Offer.  By the standards of the organisation's own hefty fees structure, this is actually quite a tempting little offer - especially if you're within easy reach of the society's HQ (which doesn't include me, unfortunately!).

The FFHS has released its July E-zine.  Always worth a look.

The latest issue of Your Family Tree was published a couple of days ago - see here.

A reminder to Welsh researchers that Gwent Record Office will be closed from 30th July until October 2011 - see here.  All to do with their move to new premises in Ebbw Vale.

Tracing Your Channel Island Ancestors by Marie-Louise Backhurst was published a few days ago - see the publisher's website for full details (thanks to James MacLaren for this news).

Your Family History magazine have posted a new competition, here.


Christine Woodcock has flagged a useful web resource which helps Scottish researchers identify the exact location of parishes - see her blog entry here.

1 comment:

  1. Going into your local library is helpful aswell, as most have genealogy information, with it being a library