Tuesday 5 July 2011

Welsh Chat


The National Library of Wales has introduced a new mode of contact, namely, an online Instant Chat Service.  The times at which it will be available for use are somewhat restricted - hopefully the service will be extended in due course.  See the announcement here.

Origins announced a few days ago that they have added 290,000 more names to their Wills collection - see here.

FindMyPast Ireland have added Burke's Landed Gentry of Ireland 1899 to their collection.

An interesting exhibition is currently showing at Tower Bridge, London, entitled London in Black & White.

A special British History Explorer publication has been brought out by the BBC - a one-off effort which looks at 170 of the nation's top historical sites.  See here.

Eneclann's latest newsletter can be found here, with its focus on County Kerry.

And here's a summary of forthcoming events:
Just a reminder that the Powys FHS Fair, scheduled for Saturday 9th July, has been cancelled.


I see that the HistoryToday website has started issuing regular 'History in the News' bulletins - see the latest instalment here.


Get stuck into Your Family Tree magazine's latest crossword.

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