FindMyPast have unveiled a new set of records pertaining to Plymouth/Devon containing some 3.5million entries. Essentially, they include baptisms, marriages and burials 1538-1911.
Chris Paton nicely summarises the recent passing of the National Library of Scotland Bill north of the border. Not much in the way of fine detail (which is probably quite boring anyway), but I think we get the general idea.
Check out the Irish Genealogy News blog for an important announcement re. the Skibbereen area of West Cork.
The June issue of Family Tree magazine is now out - see here.
As, indeed, is the brand new edition of Your Family History.
And I see that the HistoryToday Magazine is now available in digital format. Oh, and here's their latest Prize Crossword.
Here's your usual Friday helping from the BBC's HistoryExtra website:
- The week's 'History Headlines';
- Latest Podcast;
- Forthcoming TV & radio;
- BBC's 'History On Demand' service.
Remember to check out the BI-Gen Twitter feed for more news - including items on early civil registration problems in Yorkshire, Forth Rail Bridge memorials, 'baby time-lapse' trend (?), and much, much more.
From the Isle of Man...