Tuesday 7 May 2013

Genealogy News - 7th May

I'd almost forgotten about this, but of course May is 'Local History Month'. The best there is on offer as regards a central website is (as far as I know) this effort from The Historical Association. Even better ... just pop along to your local library for a booklet and/or relevant guidance. There's lots going on!

Still thinking about joining The National Archives' 'Community' website/forum? Read all about it here.

Here's a regular read that gets better and better: the Institute of Heraldic & Genealogical Studies newsletter.

Have a historical interest in the Essex police force? See here.

Latest newsletter from the Community Archives & Heritage Group.

Here's a useful list which has just been updated: GenealogyInTime's 'First Name Abbreviations'.

Latest Podcast from TNA.

Two useful posts from blogger Chris Paton:

London map enthusiasts may be interested in this from the British Library (thanks to @CharlotteFrost1 on Twitter).

The latest Eneclann newsletter is now available.

Scots Italian? See here (thanks to @ScotlandsPeople on Twitter).

More Scots stuff: the latest issue of 'Broadsheet'.

Need research help or wanna give it? See Mocavo's new service, here.

Here's your weekly collection of history links from the Two Nerdy History Girls.

Forthcoming events:

And don't forget about the BI-Gen Twitter feed.

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