Saturday, 14 January 2012

Scottish Bits, Ancestry + Podcasts

NEWS

Details of the timetable for the SAFHS 2012 Conference on Saturday 21st April in Dundee has been spotted by Chris Paton - see his post here and follow the link.

In what is a very busy year for anniversaries, the National Library of Scotland is commemorating the ill-fated Captain Scott expedition to the South Pole - see here.

And there's another news item of interest to historically-minded Scots with a piece on TNA's website about the loan and display, in Scotland, of a 700-year-old William Wallace letter.

Two new history Podcasts are available:



Ancestry have released Electoral Registers pertaining to Dorset covering 1839-1922 - see their updates page.

And Ancestry have also released a free update to Family Tree Maker for Mac2.

Oh, and the February issue of HistoryToday is now available.

ARTICLES

The week's 'History Headlines' from the BBC can be viewed here.

OTHER STUFF

A history crossword for you to tackle (darn tricky).

OTHER BITS FROM TWITTER





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