Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Genealogy News - 2nd October

Quite a few e-newsletters up for grabs. First up is the September e-zine from the FFHS.

The latest e-newsletter from the National Library of Ireland is now available.

And here's the latest similar offering from the National Library of Scotland.

The CWGC has also published its October e-newsletter.

Here's an interesting (and, on the face of it, quite shocking) story about how one local authority has taken to raising funds - see here.

The latest about the demise of the Women's Library can be found here.

Some useful advice for Catholic research.

Social history goings-on in Wales can be examined here.

Welsh researchers may also wish to follow up this story about Welsh PRs (have not done so myself, admittedly)

Here's news of some Roscommon records.

Ancestry has issued another lengthy list of digitised publications.

Here's an announcement about Ancestry's 'World Archives Project'.

Nicola Elsom has been playing catch-up with her blog with a series of WDYTYA?-inspired posts - see here, and scroll down.

The weekly round-up of history stuff from the Two Nerdy History Girls can be found here.

This looks like a cracking (if naughty) read.

The latest BBC HistoryExtra Podcast is up for grabs here.

Forthcoming events:

A couple of little reminders:

Think I'll recommend this website/blog of unusual historical stories, with their latest round-up of oddities...

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