Wednesday, 16 March 2011

The Company Behind the Websites


You may, or may not, have heard of Brightsolid, the Internet company behind the, GenesReunited and FindMyPast websites.  The Scottish GENES blog has helpfully pointed us in the direction of a 15-minute interview with one of the company's top dogs, here, which is quite interesting.

And whilst we're on the subject of the media, here's a selection of TV & Radio shows for the week ahead.


FindMyPast has "vastly improved" user access to its overseas, at-sea, and army births & marriages records, many of you will be pleased to learn.  So if you've encountered frustration in the past with these areas of research, check out this post on their blog for the full story.

With St.Patrick's Day almost upon us, has a related competition on the go, here, where there's a World Deluxe Annual Membership to their site as the prize.


MyHeritage blog has produced a cracker of a post, here.  Among the worldwide stories featured are the proclamation of the world's latest oldest person, the identification of a Canadian soldier's remains from WWI, and the extraordinary story of a very close friend of Queen Victoria's.

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