This week’s crème de la crème — March 9, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week.

Crème de la crème of genealogy blogs

Blog posts
Accessing Personnel Records of the First World War: A new database at Library and Archives Canada by Richard Yeomans on Library and Archives Canada Blog.

How to navigate Order-in-Council records part three: online at LAC by Linda Yip on Past Presence.

Canadian Census Enumerator Instructions – Updated by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots.

Library and Archives Canada’s 2024–25 Departmental Plan by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections.

Records from 15 more Cork graveyards join SkibbHeritage database and New at FindMyPast: Irish Land Purchase Acts: transfers to tenants, 1891-1920 by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy News.

Ancestry adds third party index for PRONI’s Northern Ireland, Street Directories, 1819-1900 by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES.

8 Tips for Researching Your Immigrant Ancestor by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama on Fortify Your Family Tree.

What about the bibliography? by Lisa Fair on Family Locket.

Geography for Genealogists by Janice Heppenstall on English Ancestors.

Preserving Your Ancestor’s War Letters and V-Mail by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist In The Archives.

Leaving the Past to the Future by Wayne Shepheard on Discover Genealogy.

RootsTech2024 Roundup by Paul Chiddicks on The Chiddicks Family Tree.

View and Download Syllabi From In-Person RootsTech 2024 Classes by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings.

New Full-Text Search at FamilySearch Uses Artificial Intelligence by Rick T. Wilson on MyFamilyPattern.

Data for Source Citations for Records Found in the New Every Word Search at FamilySearch by Lisa S. Gorrell on My Trails into the Past.

Labs – Experimental Search by Marcia Crawford Phillbrick on Heartland Genealogy.

MyHeritage Launches – An Initial Review by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

RootsTech 2024 – MyHeritage is ON FIRE with 13 Announcements and RootsTech 2024 Happy Dance – FamilySearch Library and RootsTech Setup by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained.

Saving our history, before it’s too late by Tom Nesmith, Free Press, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Lac-Brome Museum archives provide a window into the past, Tempo, Knowlton, Quebec.

The priceless family history gift FamilySearch CEO Steve Rockwood received at RootsTech by Trent Toone, Church News, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Online archive showcases 400 years of Irish emigrant letters by Pat McGrath, RTÉ, Dublin, Ireland.

A new trove of records could help many reconnect with their Irish roots. They come from a surprising source by Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN, New York, New York.

For more gems like these throughout the week, join the Genealogy à la carte Facebook group. When you submit your request to join, you will be asked to answer two quick questions about your family history research.

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