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Ayrshire Monumental Inscriptions on Deceased Online

Ayrshire Monumental Inscriptions on Deceased Online | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
From Deceased Online (www.deceasedonline.com):Scottish transcriptions collection increases to 16 Ayrshire burial sitesDeceased Online continues to grow its collection of Scottish memorial inscriptions (SMIs) with the addition of thousands of...
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Forthcoming IHGS tuition events

Forthcoming IHGS tuition events | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
The following events are on the 2013 programme for the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies (www.ihgs.ac.uk):March9    Day School "The Professional Approach"April 6    Day School "How to Trace Your Family History"20  Day School "Family...
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Step-by-step guide to Booth’s London survey

Step-by-step guide to Booth’s London survey | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
Find out more about your family in the capital with this excellent Victorian resource This survey into the life and labour of the people in London from 1886 to 1903 is held by The London School of Economics and is fully searchable by name, place...
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Who Do You Think You Are Live competitions

Who Do You Think You Are Live competitions | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
The Who Do You Think You Are Live website has announced a series of competitions on its site, with prizes ranging from genealogy courses with Pharos Teaching and Tutoring Ltd, to a year's subscription to the Radio Times.For further details visit...
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The Mobile App–What We’ve Learned

The Mobile App–What We’ve Learned | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
In February 2012, FamilySearch quietly launched a beta (preliminary) test of a FamilySearch indexing mobile app for the iOS (Apple) and Android (Google) platforms.
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I didn't know about this mobile app but I'll be checking it out now

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BBC - Family History: Research Timeline

BBC - Family History: Research Timeline | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
The BBC Family History Research Timeline is an easy-to-use tool for delving into four fascinating areas of your family history.
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Update on forthcoming GRONI vital records site

Update on forthcoming GRONI vital records site | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
Whilst in Belfast yesterday I briefly had a chance to discuss the new GRO Northern Ireland records website with a member of the GRO's staff.
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FFHS 2012 competition

FFHS 2012 competition | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
A quick reminder that the Federation of Family History Societies writing competition on sportsmen or sportswomen in your family tree has 26 days left for entries to be submitted!
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Pinterest for family history

Pinterest for family history | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
Three Your Family Tree readers explain the appeal of the newest social media website on the block.
 
Pinterest describes itself as a virtual pinboard.
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Find My Past TV show to return in the new year

Find My Past TV show to return in the new year | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
Chris Hollins will be back with second series of genealogy show.
The Find My Past TV show will back on our screens from January.
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1836-37 Catholic Church directories on FindmyPast Ireland

1836-37 Catholic Church directories on FindmyPast Ireland | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
New release from FindmyPast Ireland (www.findmypast.ie)Release of the Irish Catholic Church Directories 1836-37 This directory lists all members of the clergy and parishes in Ireland for the years 1836 and 1837 as well as much of the Catholic...
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TheGenealogist.co.uk Adds 14 Million Newly Transcribed Death ...

TheGenealogist.co.uk Adds 14 Million Newly Transcribed Death ... | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
The following was written by TheGenealogist.co.uk: For the first time you can go to a death record and see their whole life in just a few clicks. Linking together the life of a relative can ... Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter ...
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Family History Learning Event in Shrewsbury

Family History Learning Event in Shrewsbury | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
The Shropshire Heirloom Project is holding a ‘Family History Learning Event’ at The Gateway, Chester Street, Shrewsbury on Tuesday 11th December 2012, from 10am to midday.
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Bomb Sight website launched for WW2 London

Bomb Sight website launched for WW2 London | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
A new site is online mapping the bombs that fell on London during the Second World War.
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Findmypast releases new Army service records

Findmypast releases new Army service records | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
Find out more about your military kin Family historians  can now search the following records on Findmypast.co.uk: Royal Hospital, Chelsea: pensioners’ discharge documents 1760-1887 (WO121) Royal Hospital, Chelsea: pensioners’ discharge documents,...
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Recent additions to British Newspaper Archive

Recent additions to British Newspaper Archive | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
Recent additions to the British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk):Coventry Times 1855Dundee Courier 1909, 1921 - 1922, 1924, 1926 - 1929, 1931, 1933, 1935 - 1937, 1939 - 1950Evening Telegraph 1916 - 1917, 1919 - 1923, 1925 -...
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Burials for Bolton's Westhoughton Cemetery online

Burials for Bolton's Westhoughton Cemetery online | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
Deceased Online (www.deceasedonline.com) has released burial records for the 6th of Bolton Council's 7 cemeteries, Westhoughton Cemetery, which dates back to 1858.
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Collecting Voice and Film Recordings in Family History - BBC News

Collecting Voice and Film Recordings in Family History - BBC News | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
Collecting Voice and Film Recordings in Family HistoryBBC NewsSometimes recording a family member is a good way of discovering more of your family history. This session takes you through some basic approaches to ...
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Farnworth Cemetery records on Deceased Online

Farnworth Cemetery records on Deceased Online | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
260,000 records for Farnworth Cemetery in the Lancashire town of Bolton, dating back to 1876, have now been added to www.deceasedonline.com, the fifth cemetery for the town now on the site.
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PRONI Reading Room closures

PRONI Reading Room closures | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
From PRONI (www.proni.gov.uk)Notice to CustomersTo facilitate the media preview of the Annual Release of files from 1982, PRONI's document production service in the Reading Room will be unavailable for the period 10-14 December.
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FFHS joins FHISO

FFHS joins FHISO | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
From the Federation of Family History Societies (www.ffhs.org.uk)Lutterworth, Leicestershire (UK) and Gilbert, AZ (USA) — December 4, 2012 — The Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) and Family History Information Standards Organisation, Inc.
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Millions of newspaper stories online now

Millions of newspaper stories online now | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
Findmypast publishes millions of pages of historical newspapers
This collection contains local newspapers for the period 1710-1950. More than 200 titles from the British Library’s archive are included but more will be added all the time.
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More Bolton records added to Deceased Online

More Bolton records added to Deceased Online | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
From Deceased Online (www.deceasedonline.com)Records for 4 Bolton cemeteries now available A full range of records for Astley Bridge and Blackrod cemeteries in the Lancashire town of Bolton have been added to www.deceasedonline.com Over 230,000...
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More colonial records at TNA

More colonial records at TNA | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
The fourth tranche of colonial administration records, sourced from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, is now available to view in the reading rooms at The National Archives (www.nationalarchives.gov.uk).
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Temporary centre closure in Buckinghamshire

Temporary centre closure in Buckinghamshire | UK Family History News | Scoop.it
From the Buckinghamshire Family History Society website at www.bucksfhs.org.uk/index.php?
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