Friday 26 October 2012

Genealogy News - 26th October

First of all, here's a good read for you: the latest Lost Cousins Newsletter. Unmissable.

I see that Ancestry have thrown open the gates as regards access to their AncestryDNA testing service.

Ancestry's 'updates page' is worth a visit, too - especially if you have Warwickshire or London roots. More info on the former here; more on the latter here.

The return of the Find My Past TV show is imminent.

The FindMyPast website has added yet more records to their London Docklands collection.

And as for FindMyPast Ireland, here's more info on that recent release of Byrne's Irish Times Abstracts.

On the subject of Ireland, here are a few highlights from Claire Santry's 'Irish Genealogy News' blog:

Here are a couple of good spots by Chris Paton:

There's a useful post from Audrey Collins about the new GOV.UK website.

Derbyshire researchers will want to catch up on this item about their county's archives service.

There's more info about the WWI Family History Roadshow in Limerick on 5th November, here. And, prior to that, there is a similar WWI get-together at Banbury in Oxfordshire (see also here).

Latest from the BBC's HistoryExtra website:

More news snippets at the BI-Gen Twitter feed.

And don't forget to help out with e-Books4Charity! (thanks to those who have done so already, including spreading the word about the venture - please help if you can via Facebook, Twitter, or whatever).

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