Saturday 26 October 2013

Genealogy News - 26th October

Let's begin this week with the ever-informative Lost Cousins Newsletter. This time around, Peter Calver spends a good deal of time pondering electoral registers - but there is plenty more to entertain besides.

If you think you may be interested in the Scottish 1920 Valuation Rolls then see here. They're due for release on 28th October.

Check out TheGenealogist's new 'Image Archive'.

More news from DeceasedOnline re. their recent Redcar & Cleveland record release (there's also a link to a related blog post which outlines changes to their website).

A couple of new additions have been made to the Scottish Association of FHS's website. From the homepage take a look down the left-hand side where you will see the options for 'Burial Grounds' and 'Pre-1841 Population Lists'.

Irish researchers may wish to check out this special offer.

And Claire Santry offers up the following Irish news:

Some noteworthy posts from Chris Paton:

Here's an interesting article about graveyard statues.

More on the recent London Probate Service move.

An appeal for volunteers by The National Archives.

New podcasts continue to be uploaded by The National Archives - see here.

Newly-added at Ancestry: Bedfordshire Gaol Index.

Newly-added at FamilySearch: Norfolk Bishops' Transcripts.

Latest batch of interesting history links from the Two Nerdy History Girls.

The regular weekly features from the BBC:

And, of course, your forthcoming events:

Latest news can be found at the BI-Gen Twitter feed.

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