Wednesday 30 November 2011

New London Freemen Records


Ancestry have released a new batch of important trade/occupational records entitled the London Freedom of the City Admission Papers, 1681-1925. Well over half a million individuals are listed - full details can be found in Ancestry's announcement, with some additional comment here. 

Whilst we're with Ancestry, the technology-minded among you may wish to check out the breaking news about Version 3 of Ancestry's App for iPad/iPhone/iPod.

There's another helpful blog post about yesterday's British Newspaper Archive launch from the SoG's Else Churchill, here.

A helpful list of forthcoming Irish events has been provided by Claire Santry.

The Christmas issue of WDYTYA? Magazine has been released. And I notice that the very same folks have a special subscription offer on the go - see here.


Tomorrow evening's Find My Past TV show is on the subject of 'The Firing Squad'. See the trailer here, and the series' website is here.

And here are a few more TV/Radio items for you.


The FindMyPast blog has posted an item on the SoG's Business Index, 1892-1987.

And the FMPIreland blog has an article on Burke's Landed Gentry of Ireland.

Dead End Hobby: Oddments from the World of Family History - LAST DAY of special pre-publication offer. See here for full details.

The Genealogist - UK census, BMDs and more online

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