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This week’s crème de la crème — February 3, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsUpper Canada Land Books and Toronto Trust Cemeteries on FamilySearch – Updated by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Criminals in Aberdeenshire? and Probate for England and Wales by John Reid … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — August 26, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsThe 1931 Census: a reading list on Library and Archives Canada Blog. Introducing ConnecticutGenealogy.org, a FREE Searchable Database by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star. Free Database of Old Photos Opens Door to Finding … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — August 12, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsHow to conduct a census – in 1931 by Sara Chatfield on Library and Archives Canada Blog. How Accurate Is Ancestry’s Handwriting Recognition Technology? and FamilySearch experimental search of handwritten wills and deeds … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — May 22, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsHow to Find Kingston-Frontenac Newspapers by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections. The Fur Traders and Coureurs des bois of Western Canada by Jacques Gagné on Genealogy Ensemble. The Workhouse by Donna … Continue reading

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Does the future of genealogy rely on a more inclusive history?

A common topic of conversation among genealogists, especially in societies, is how to attract younger generations to develop an interest in their family history. NextGen Genealogy Network has taken on the challenge, and at least two virtual societies have been … Continue reading

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Discover free online resources in bloggers’ genealogy research toolboxes

Blogger Linda Stufflebean says, “It’s time to take a new look at bloggers’ research toolboxes” in her blog post, Bloggers’ Research Toolboxes & Resources. It’s been almost three years since Ms. Stufflebean first wrote about research toolboxes, and she inspired … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — May 5, 2018

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Post-Confederation Land Patents issued by the Registrar General by Rebecca Murray on Library and Archives Canada Blog. WWI Casualty Clearing Stations by Dianne Nolin on Genealogy: Beyond the BMD. BC Catholic Newspapers … Continue reading

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One way to cope with Ancestry withdrawal: Take advantage of 50% discount on Findmypast

Among the many suggestions of what to do after I cancelled my Ancestry subscription and attempted to go through withdrawal is to explore other collections and online databases. Here to the rescue is a Findmypast promotion. Findmypast.com is offering a … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — April 28, 2018

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Finding Your Ancestors in Newfoundland and Labrador by Penny Allen on UK to Canada Genealogy. A Few of our Favorite Websites on The National Institute for Genealogical Studies Blog. Finding Royalton: … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — April 14, 2018

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Finding Your Ancestors in Quebec by Penny Allen on UK to Canada Genealogy. Introducing The Australian Women’s Register by Shauna Hicks on The In-Depth Genealogist. List of Church of Ireland Parish … Continue reading

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