Friday 10 May 2013

Genealogy News - 10th May

Not a great deal happening this week. Enough, though, to keep us ticking over...

Irish researchers may wish to check out FindMyPast Ireland's online memorial to the Irish Famine.

The ScotlandsPeople May newsletter is available here.

Ever wondered about Northern Ireland and the 1926 Census?

FindMyPast have posted an article on the ancestry of actor Michael Kitchen.

The National Archives' May e-newsletter is here. One of the more prominent news items is the release of 19th century immigration records (see also here).

New exhibition at the National Records of Scotland.

Here's Essex Record Office's May e-bulletin.

Monaghan researchers ... check this out.

Latest TNA Podcast.

Here's a good 'spot' by @GuildOneName on Twitter: a surname distribution tool.

The very latest issue of the completely free Irish Lives Remembered is now available.

And more Irish news via Claire Santry:

Thanks to @DebbieKennett on Twitter for flagging this article on 'What Makes the British'. Debbie also highlights this article about our inter-relatedness.

The usual Friday stuff from the BBC:

And the BI-Gen Twitter feed can be found here.

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