Friday 15 February 2013

Genealogy News - 15th February

Gosh, this year's been slow-going news-wise. Must be the build-up to next week's WDYTYA? Live! Fair which is occupying everybody's minds, I suppose! Anyway, here's what I have for you this Friday...

I have just noticed that GenesReunited has a YouTube Channel.

More interesting info on the recent Richard III discovery. For those who would like a basic grounding in the story of the controversial king, see Ros Bott's article, here.

The latest news from the GOONS can be found here.

A reminder about the latest developments from DeceasedOnline (London & West Yorkshire news + a competition).

MyHeritage has added millions of new records.

Spotted on the Anglo-Celtic Connections blog:

And, as usual, blogger of all things Irish, Claire Santry, has come up with plenty this week, including...

Several bloggers have reminded us of the forthcoming conference on migration in September (in Leicestershire).

OK, so it's from North America, but you may find this new online magazine of some interest.

Here's a little more info on those Irish WWI Wills from FMP.

Chris Paton's blog has this interesting piece of news re. the Boer War and related records.

Audrey Collins has some FamilySearch tips.

The usual end-of-week items from the Beeb...

If you follow me on Twitter, you will have noted the following strange items...


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