It’s been a bumper week for new online data, including:
- Findmypast have released the first of their datasets from Westminster Archives, Westminster Parish Records
- Deceased Online have added some Cheshire Cemetery Records
- Origins have added Kent Probate Indexes to the National Wills Index
- Ancestry have added Surrey Marriage Bonds and Allegations and Victoria Cross Medals
- Family Search have added new records of baptisms and marriages to their English and Scottish collections, and new baptism records to their Welsh collections, along with many international records – see full details in Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter
British genealogy blogs I have enjoyed reading this week include:
- Postcard Friendship Friday on Anglers Rest – I always enjoy visiting Julie’s blog, the diversity of her posts means I often end up clicking through to other interesting sites – this is a good example
- James Blanch in Soho and The Blanch surname in the Westminster parish records on Past Lives
- Mick Southwick includes a useful list of genealogy fairs and events taking place this weekend in his post FH Events Taking Off! at BI-Gen
- also at BI-Gen Michael Sharpe writes on the subject of Time to Bring Vitality to Our Vital Records in Something for the Weekend 3
This week I also read…
Organizing Family Photos in 8 Easy Steps by Lynn Palermo at the Armchair Genealogist. Unfortunately my photo collection looks a lot like Lynn’s, I plan on taking inspiration from her post to improve the situation!
I have posted this week about…
I would like to thank Randy at Genea-Musings for mentioning my posts in recent weeks, he writes the ultimate round-up post, Best of the Genea-Blogs, including a round-up of round-ups!
If I have missed out any of your favourite UK genealogy blogs this week, let me know below!
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