Invitation to Members - Share Your Story
- Published on Sunday, 28 September 2014 02:53
"If you could see your ancestors all standing in a row, would you be proud of them or not? Or don't you really know? But here's another question which requires a different view. If you could meet your ancestors, would they be proud of you?" Nellie Winslow Simmons
“My Favourite or Famous or Notorious Ancestor and How I Found Him/Her” is the theme of our December meeting. This program will be an opportunity to remind ourselves of how important stories are in formulating our family histories.
Let us know if you would like to be a presenter. Each presenter will be allocated 15 minutes, and we are confident that we will find four members with great stories to tell.
Ireland - Websites of Interest for Irish Street Directories, Helping Aides and A National List of Teachers 1873-1874
- Published on Sunday, 14 September 2014 18:31
A website of historic Irish street directories and some historic maps of the country, also contains a townland database may be viewed. Access is free.
Scotland - BBC Database on Scottish Men and Women Who Lost Their Lives During WWII
- Published on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 18:22
To mark the 69th anniversary of VE Day in Europe, BBC Scotland has gathered data on the thousands of Scottish men and women who lost their lives during the Second World War. The database provides details on 21,740 Scots killed between 1939 and 1947.
The names of hundreds of Scots - killed in North Africa during World War Two – are on memorials at El Alamein cemetery in northern Egypt.
- U.K. - National Archives Catalogue of Surviving Records For Army Officers Who Fought in WW1
- European Union - Updates on EU - New Leaders and EU Chief Justice Criticizes Google on Right To Be Forgotten
- Bosnia - Digitalization of Bosnian Historical Archives
- Canada - Survey - Which Digitized Collections Should be Transcribed First?