Sunday 29 September 2013

Genealogy News - 29th September

We'll begin with a bit of news which will be of great interest to all genealogists: the future of the Census (well, in England & Wales, anyway).

The latest Lost Cousins newsletter includes an interview with the UK's first 'celebrity' genealogist, Gordon Honeycombe. Also included (among many other things) is news of's price increases.

September bulletin from ScotlandsPeople.

New from Ancestry: UK Foreign & Overseas Registers of British Subjects 1627-1965 - see their 'updates page'.

Details of newly-released Irish & British newspapers from FindMyPast.

News for Devon researchers from

Fancy a British & Irish genealogy cruise?

Latest Eneclann newsletter.

Thanks to @YourFamTreemag on Twitter for this piece of news re. the National Army Museum.

Special offers at TNA's new online bookshop. More info here.

A few items from Chris Paton's BritishGENES blog:

Background info on the most recent episode of WDYTYA?

Forthcoming changes to the DeceasedOnline website.

These Sussex nonconformists sound like a bundle of laughs.

A worldwide genealogy round-up from GenealogyInTime.

The most recent round-up of history links from the Two Nerdy History Girls.

Latest from the BBC History website:

Forthcoming events:

And keep an eye on the latest news via the BI-Gen Twitter feed.

Ending soon!

Thanks to @DebbieKennett on Twitter for flagging this...

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