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This week’s crème de la crème — January 27, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsFamilySearch Catalog Update and Ontario Foul Ups by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. ScotlandsPeople annual records update and Scottish and Irish directories included in new TheGenealogist release by Chris Paton … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — June 11, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsA trip to the United Church of Canada Archives, Vancouver by Linda Yip on Past Presence. Vancouver, B.C. – University Hill Elementary -School Class Pictures 1957-1970 by Penny Allen on UK to … Continue reading

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Victorian mourning clothes for women and men

According to the latest blog post on BillionGraves, mourning clothes let our Victorian ancestors tell the world that they were grieving, without them having to say a word about it to anyone. It was so unacceptable to speak of the … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — March 6, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsHow to Search for Enfranchisement Records by Jasmine Charette on Library and Archives Canada Blog. History and memory of the seigneurial regime in Quebec by Olivier Guimond on Borealia. LAC Departmental Plan 2021-22 … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — February 13, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsSearching the Second Heir and Devisee Commission Case Files Database by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. French Genealogy Education Resources, Part 1: Free FamilySearch Learning Center Courses by Amberly Beck on … Continue reading

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Mail-order catalogues can help you with family history research

Children today have no idea about the excitement their parents and grandparents felt when the Christmas catalogues arrived at the house. I remember my sister and I going through the toy section to prepare our wish list for Santa Claus. … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 24, 2020

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsQuebec and Eastern Quebec Poll Books 1814-1841 by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life. “This province is your country”: Understanding the Acadian Deportation by Patrick Lacroix on Query the Past. Researching African American … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — September 12, 2020

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsAlberta Ancestors: Issues of University of Alberta’s ” The Gateway” Online by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story. The cemeteries of New Westminster, BC, from the BC Pen to Woodlands, and … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — June 20, 2020

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Manitoba Ancestors: Parish Records on Canadiana by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story. Radical German Loyalism in the American Revolution by Ruth Savidge on Atlantic Loyalist Connections. Using Directories to … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — March 14, 2020

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Researching Canadian Soldiers Who Died in the Second World War by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Free Canada High School and College Yearbooks Online by Kenneth R. Marks on The … Continue reading

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