Tuesday 5 March 2013

Genealogy News - 5th March

There's been another Lost Cousins Newsletter since we last met - see here.

Please note that from April Herefordshire Record Office's opening hours are to be much reduced.

An interesting development in the recording of women's history.

The March e-newsletter from the National Library of Ireland can be found here (look out for the WWI Family History Day on 21st March). The NLI blog also has a neat post featuring some great shots of old Dublin town.

The National Archives' March e-bulletin is also now available.

Some important Scottish stuff can be found here ... oh, and here.

Here's your latest history links round-up from the Two Nerdy History Girls.

Ever thought about using the Land Registry as a research option? And from the same blog: a book review.

A couple of Irish items from Claire Santry: update from IGP Archives and the Genealogy Hedge School discussion online.

Chris Paton brings us news regarding the Isle of Man and Cheshire.

And here's some interesting thoughts for us all. Two great posts from blogger Christine Woodcock on the subjects of what you can do for your local genealogy society and the idea of an ancestor autograph book.

Genealogists and maps go together pretty neatly, I've always thought. And for those of us who need it, here's a helpful post on the subject of how to use grid references.

Forgot to mention this last time round: latest BBC Podcast.

And here's the latest TNA Podcast.

Forthcoming events:

And though it's been a little quiet of late (lack of news), don't forget to keeps tabs on the BI-Gen Twitter feed.

From the Bizarre History blog...

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