Top of the pile today is the latest Lost Cousins Newsletter - a DNA special! There are still lots of other goodies in there, too, so don't miss out.
TheGenealogist has made a couple of recent announcements - see here. Or you can read all about them in the latest S&N Genealogy Supplies e-Newsletter (lots of other stuff there, too).
FindMyPast have released some brand new Derbyshire parish burial records.
32 new Irish newspapers have been added to Ancestry (covering 1763-1890). Starting point is here, then use the drop down menu on the right for further info.
Oh, and Ancestry also has its new Tony Robinson promotional video to show off its Merchant Sailors Records.
Ireland's Catholic registers are to be digitised (thanks Claire).
A couple of TNA announcements:
A few items from Chris Paton's BritishGENES blog:
National Library of Scotland patrons - please note this change of reading room location.
An interesting little online project to collect memories of 'Inside Welsh Homes'.
A little guidance for Catholic researchers.
Latest history Podcast from HistoryToday.
More developments at Mocavo.
The latest BBC HistoryExtra Podcast is now available.
The brand new (and free) Irish Family Ancestry app for the iPhone & iPad is up for grabs here. I've not tried it personally, but it may be worth a look.
The usual weekly round-up of history links from the Two Nerdy History Girls is here.
And here are your forthcoming events...
- Saturday 29th September - Leicestershire & Rutland FHS Family History Fair;
- Saturday 29th September - East Yorkshire FHS Family History Fair, Hull;
- Sunday 30th September - Hampshire Genealogical Society Open Day, Horndean;
- Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th September - Aberdeen Book Fair;
- Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th September - Bath Book Fair;
- PRONI lectures, Oct-March;
- October line-up of talks and events at the SoG;
- October events at Belfast's Linen Hall Library;
- More Irish events - and also here;
- Lots of newly-listed events at the National Library of Scotland;
- Scottish Association of FHSs talks;
- Postcard Fairs at Hastings (29th) and Porchester (29th) - see here. Please check with organisers before travelling a long distance;
- The BBC's 'Things To Do' page.
The BI-Gen Twitter feed can be found here.
Cocaine Tooth Drops, etc...