Monday 2 July 2012

Scots Archive Closure

The weekend's big news is the sudden closure of the Scottish Catholic Archives. Bloggers John D Reid and Chris Paton have both reported on the matter.

From 30th July The National Archives will be changing the prices they charge for many of their services - see here for the official announcement.

I see that TNA have also posted a blog entry entitled 'Planning a Visit', which includes some handy tips for newbie visitors to archives/record offices.

Claire Santry has delivered two newsworthy items, thus:

The latest Lost Cousins newsletter is available for perusal.

Eneclann have released their latest newsletter (inc. county focus on Carlow and Wexford).

There have been some major updates to The Genealogist website of late - see here. has updated its 'Surrey Peculiars Probate Index 1660-1794'.

The Two Nerdy History Girls provide us with their usual weekly round-up of history links.

Here's the latest Podcast from the BBC HistoryExtra website.

Blogger John D Reid has pointed out a source or two for those interested in London maps.

More news items available via the BI-Gen Twitter feed.

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