Friday 21 September 2012

Genealogy News - 21st September

Ancestry have added a few bits and bobs to their collections. To save me explaining it all, check out their 'updates page' (London, Warwickshire & Ireland stuff).

A couple of announcements from TNA:

And there's also the latest Podcast from TNA, here.

A new development on the MyHeritage website is worth a look: Record Matching.

West Midlanders may be interested in this one-day course on 'Further Steps in Family History'.

Here's a little bit on Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich, from the folks at DeceasedOnline.

Audrey Collins marks the 10th anniversary of ScotlandsPeople.

As ever, Claire Santry's Irish Genealogy News blog has been keeping folk up to date on all things, erm, Irish this week. Look out, especially, for news about a forthcoming Local History Day in Dublin on 6th October, a Dublin GRO update and a new website for Magherafelt burial records.

And you really can't remain in touch with online genealogy goings-on without keeping tabs on Chris Paton's blog. Here are a couple of especially useful posts from the past few days:

The October issue of HistoryToday is now available.

If you're a fan of the Europeana website then you may wish to check out their most recent news items on (a) their new portal and how you can help, and (b) the 'Wiki Loves Monuments 2012' scheme.

Here's Friday's bits and pieces from the BBC HistoryExtra website:

And don't forget the BI-Gen Twitter feed for more news, etc.

FREE access to 1911 Census...
Remember that Ancestry have made the 1911 Census for Eng/Wal/IoM/CHIsles available for free - see here. You will need to register for a free account to avail yourself of this brilliant offer - a simple enough process.

British Newspaper Archive

Get busy, ladies...

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