Tuesday 4 September 2012

Genealogy News - 4th September

From the week commencing Monday 10th September 2012, Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives will be temporarily closed for maintenance work. They expect to re-open a little after Christmas, though enquiries may still be made via phone and email. Websites here and here (not sure which is the official one!).

Episode 10 of The Family History Show is now available.

More on last week's episode of WDYTYA? (Patrick Stewart)

Here's a thought-provoking piece by Peter Clifford entitled Genealogy software - the next generation.

The latest newsletter of the 'Ireland Reaching Out' project can be found here.

Lots more Irish stuff via Claire Santry:

A new book from the British Library - London: A History in Maps.

Here's an interesting piece about the oldest and largest family tree in history.

If you're fairly new to family history research, you may wish to keep up with Nicola Elsom's series of helpful posts.

I hope you will excuse a little plug for the new 'English National Football Archive' website - see article here. The reason I mention it is that the chap behind the database, Tony Brown, is the guy who published my own footie book a couple of years back (see here) - so he can certainly be trusted. Check it out if you're into the history of English football.

A useful website for Cornish researchers.

Wanna free mag on the history of medicine? Check out Chris Paton's post, here. Chris also points us in the direction of some online Scottish newspapers.

Ruth Blair points out a website featuring Irish voices from times past.

The Thing About Scottish Clans makes interesting reading.

The latest list of history links from the Two Nerdy History Girls.

And here are your forthcoming events of interest:

The BI-Gen Twitter feed will continue to entertain you until Friday's posting.

From the BNA Blog...

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