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HISTORY FEATURE: Tamworth's links with a doomed king - Tamworth Herald

HISTORY FEATURE: Tamworth's links with a doomed king - Tamworth Herald | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
HISTORY FEATURE: Tamworth's links with a doomed king Tamworth Herald For 17 years, from the time of his accession to the throne in March 1625 until he raised his standard at Nottingham in August of 1642, signalling the outbreak of civil war, the...
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A brief history of newspaper lingo

A brief history of newspaper lingo | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
Here's the scoop (A brief history of newspaper lingo http://t.co/1jWjGWMpuL via @zite)
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Online Comic Maker

Online Comic Maker | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it

Make your own basic comic strips. A free account is needed to save but you can take a screenshot or print your strip when you're finished.


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Malcolm Embry's curator insight, September 17, 2013 4:47 PM

these are the applewhite

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Edinburgh named as red-headed hotspot of Britain

Edinburgh named as red-headed hotspot of Britain | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
The city of Edinburgh has been named as the hotspot of a new map of redheads in Britain, in a new survey which also shows that Scotland has a higher precentage of redheads than Ireland.

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Suzanne Johnston's curator insight, September 3, 2013 5:13 AM

I am rd haired and from Edinburgh - so one of these statistics. My parents nor my sisters have red hair.

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Old Roads of Scotland

Old Roads of Scotland | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it

This site deals with the history of roads and tracks in Scotland.


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Ancestral Atlas - Ancestry Mapping Software

Ancestral Atlas is the fast, free, interactive way to create your ancestry mapping with your relatives and stay in touch. Free Registration.

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FamilySearch Update: US Veterans Administration Payment Cards 1907-1933

FamilySearch Update: US Veterans Administration Payment Cards 1907-1933 | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
This database is showing as updated on FamilySearch as of today: United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933 ------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Latest Offer From GenealogyBank...

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Derek Davey's curator insight, September 18, 2013 10:16 AM

Interesting add to Family Search.

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‘Kindred Britain’ maps 30,000 people in British history

‘Kindred Britain’ maps 30,000 people in British history | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it

A fantastic new visualisation work has been released today titled ‘Kindred Britain‘. Created by Nicholas Jenkins and Elijah Meeks of Stanford University in partnership with Scott Murray (amongst others) the project offers a deep, exploratory interface into a network of nearly 30,000 key figures in British culture connected through ‘family relationships of blood, marriage, or affiliation’. As the designers describe, ‘it is a vision of the nation’s history as a giant family affair’.

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Intriguing Networks's curator insight, February 19, 2014 1:58 AM

Liking here just for reference thanks

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Research Georgia Newspapers for Free

In my ongoing series of describing newspaper collections that are available, mostly online, I am glad to add another resource - the online Georgia Historical Newspapers collection, a collection of...
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(Ó Súillebháin) The Earliest Irish Royal Family History and Genealogy

(Ó Súillebháin) The Earliest Irish Royal Family History and Genealogy | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
The following book review was written by Bobbi King: O'Sullivan (Ó Súillebháin) The Earliest Irish Royal Family History and Genealogy. Third edition. By William Randolph. Published by Genealogical Publishing Co., 2013.
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Hemlock Stone, Nottinghamshire: Scan aims to unlock secrets - BBC News

Hemlock Stone, Nottinghamshire: Scan aims to unlock secrets - BBC News | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
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Hemlock Stone, Nottinghamshire: Scan aims to unlock secrets
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An ancient stone in Nottinghamshire has been scanned with a 3D laser in a bid to determine more about its origin.
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Researchers build 'Google Earth' project for the ancient world

Researchers build 'Google Earth' project for the ancient world | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
A new search tool connects UK places with historic maps and documents, from the ancient world right up to 1492. By Samuel Gibbs (If you're a history geek like me, this will be great - Researchers build 'Google Earth' project for the ancient world ...
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The plastic shopping bag faces its downfall in England, but the alternatives ... - Quartz

The plastic shopping bag faces its downfall in England, but the alternatives ... - Quartz | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
The plastic shopping bag faces its downfall in England, but the alternatives ...
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A “nation of shopkeepers“ is, by definition, also a nation of shopping bags.
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A real journey of discovery in the forests of Nottinghamshire - Liverpool Echo

A real journey of discovery in the forests of Nottinghamshire - Liverpool Echo | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
A real journey of discovery in the forests of Nottinghamshire Liverpool Echo Tucked away from the main roads across the county is a historical area of grand homes, country parks, courtyards and walled gardens which, as well as evoking times past,...
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Eerie images of London in the fog: Grim mid-winter pictures of the capital in the early part of the 20th century

Eerie images of London in the fog: Grim mid-winter pictures of the capital in the early part of the 20th century | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
The collection of photographs reveals the gloomy winter months of early 20th century London, including pictures of the Great Smog of December 1952.
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John Snow's cholera map of London recreated

John Snow's cholera map of London recreated | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
What would John Snow's famous cholera map look like on a modern map of London, using modern mapping tools?

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Adam Cooke's curator insight, March 19, 2013 7:39 AM

The importance of clean water using John Snow's famous map of a cholera outbreak in London in 1854. Here's it's recreated using modern mapping techniques - not only showing the importance of clean wtaer but the power of maps to change lives. 

 

Key question - how could contemporary mapping and GIS techniques help modern water conflicts that we study.

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Year of Natural Scotland 2013

2013 is the Year of Natural Scotland! Come and celebrate Scotland’s outstanding natural beauty throughout 2013.


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Scotland's DNA: The ancestors of Scottish women have been ...

Scotland's DNA: The ancestors of Scottish women have been ... | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
male and female lineages present in the modern population. Scotland turns out to be a tremendously diverse nation.” Diverse is the operative word here, for.

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Archaeologists Find 'Lost Village' in Nottinghamshire, England -

Archaeologists Find 'Lost Village' in Nottinghamshire, England - | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have found cobbled surfaces and medieval pottery beneath the town of Southwell in Nottinghamshire, England, and believe they are the remains of a “lost village”.

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Traces of 'lost village' found

Traces of 'lost village' found | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it

Remains of what archaeologists believe is a "lost village" have been found beneath a Nottinghamshire town.

Experts say the presence of cobbled surfaces and Medieval pottery found in the Burgage area of Southwell suggests the presence a community that possibly dates from before the Norman conquest.

Archaeologist Matt Beresford said the work was ongoing and they hoped to find more conclusive evidence.


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How to Make a Genealogy PowerPoint Presentation using Shapes

How to Make a Genealogy PowerPoint Presentation using Shapes | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
In PowerPoint 2010 you can easily create a genealogy tree PowerPoint template using shapes or SmartArt

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, January 6, 2013 3:02 AM

Students sometimes have to create their family tree. To make the process easier, they can use this template and learn how to make the "tree" in PowerPoint.

Pamela Wile's curator insight, June 11, 2015 7:36 AM

possible talk topic

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Family tree and local history service branches out online : North ...

The County Council has launched a new online shop, making copies of hundreds of historic maps, photographs, postcards and publications available to browse and buy at the click of a mouse, 24 hours a day.
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NARA Virtual Genealogy Fair 2013 - Infographic Guide | Hack ...

NARA Virtual Genealogy Fair 2013 - Infographic Guide | Hack ... | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
Are you ready for the National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair September 3-4, 2013? Hack Genealogy has everything you need to know in its new infographic!
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The Women Who Mapped the Universe And Still Couldn’t Get Any Respect

The Women Who Mapped the Universe And Still Couldn’t Get Any Respect | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
At the beginning of the 20th century, a group of women known as the Harvard Observatory computers helped revolutionize the science of astronomy (http://t.co/4j5qVVhalL)...
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Twitter / StoryOfEarth: Bibury village in ...

Twitter / StoryOfEarth: Bibury village in ... | Nottingham genealogy | Scoop.it
Bibury village in Gloucestershire, England http://t.co/GqW4qk9wCC
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