Tag Archives: Wales

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 — July 22, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsLandedEstates.ie database expands into ROI’s three Ulster counties by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy News. Lost in London – Mapping London Addresses by Judith Batchelor on Genealogy Jude. The 1851 Religious Census … Continue reading

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Another one million newspaper pages made free by British Newspaper Archive and British Library

The British Newspaper Archive, in partnership with the British Library, has made a further one million historical newspaper pages available completely free to the public, reaching a new total of two million free pages. Together, the British Newspaper Archive and … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — April 30, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsChronic delays at Library and Archives Canada by John D. Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Irish Registry of Deeds Index Project: more updates and guides by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy News. Uncovering … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — February 12, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsToronto Trust Cemeteries on FamilySearch by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Library and Archives Canada Access to Information Act Report and Improved Probate Service Website for England and Wales by John … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — August 21, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsFinding on the Ground: Ordering from OnLand by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Immigration Before 1865 at Library and Archives Canada Part 4 by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story. Coming … Continue reading

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Over one million historical newspaper pages on Findmypast — for FREE

Following the renewal of a long-term partnership, Findmypast and the British Library have pledged to make millions of historical newspaper pages free to view online.  Right now, more than one million pages are free to search and explore on both … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — January 9, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsMillions of Free Scanned Church Records from Moscow Posted Online by Vera Miller on Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family. Dutch Genealogy News for December 2020 by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy. TNA … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — April 4, 2020

Some of the bijoux I found this week. Blogs Saskatchewan Ancestors: Browsing Court Records on Family Search by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story. Finding Loyalists Claims Online by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Find Family in Royal … Continue reading

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FFHS shares ideas on how to find 17th-century ancestors in British Isles

In its July 2018 newsletter, the Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) provides a number of ideas and resources for finding your 17th-century ancestors in the British Isles. The United Kingdom-based FFHS challenges genealogists to push their research back another … Continue reading

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