Saturday 3 August 2013

Genealogy News - 3rd August

*** Due to family commitments there will be no post next weekend. It is anticipated that the next instalment from the BI-Gen blog will be the weekend of 17th/18th August. In the meantime, I shall try to keep tweeting at the BI-Gen Twitter feed ***

FindMyPast Ireland have released the country's National Roll of Honour 1914-21.

Another Lost Cousins newsletter is now available.

Latest CWGC newsletter.

And here's the most recent IHGS newsletter.

More info on the latest episode of WDYTYA? (including a link to the programme).

17th century London ancestors?

Don't forget that Ancestry are offering free access to the 1911 Census of England & Wales. You've got until 14th October to take advantage, but you will have to register with the website (free).

News from The National Archives:

FindMyPast have released some new Worcestershire records.

The Catholic FHS blog has been busy, with recent posts on...
Latest news from the Scottish Genealogy Network.

Thanks to blogger John D Reid for spotting this Irish records resource.

Here's the most recent Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives update.

And more Irish stuff: Offaly History Newsletter.

Latest e-bulletin from Essex Record Office.

And here's the most recent newsletter from the Community Archive & Heritage Group.

GenealogyInTime has a couple of useful articles:

Welsh researchers may wish to take in the National Eisteddfod 2013 - two of several posts available can be found here and here.

Autumn events, etc., at The British Library.

Newspaper digitisation news.

Interested in Scottish maps?

Latest Newsflash from the GOONS.

Thanks to @GuildOneName on Twitter for pointing out a lengthy article on 'Surnames of Occupation'.

The usual weekend stuff from the BBC:

Forthcoming events of which I am aware for the next TWO weeks (not actually very many!):

And, as I said earlier, despite the fact that there will be no posts on this blog for a fortnight, I will try to keep you up-to-date as best I can with the latest news via the BI-Gen Twitter feed.

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Derek: Secret Sperm Donor

And an uplifting story...

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