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News: UPCOMING Virtual Institute – An In-Depth Look at the ‘Big Four’ Records of English Research

UPCOMING Virtual Institute: “An In-Depth Look at the ‘Big Four’ Records of English Research” By Paul Milner 30 May and 6 June 2015 Standard $69.99 Plus $99.99 Click here to register for this course When doing English and Welsh research … Continue reading

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Buried Treasure: what’s in the English Parish Chest – new publication by Paul Milner

Buried Treasure – What’s in the English Parish Chest is fresh off the presses and is being released at the Rootstech / Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference this week in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is available for purchase at … Continue reading

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Unlock The Past 8th Genealogy Cruise to the Baltic Seaports

Unlock The Past Cruise to the Baltic Seaports is scheduled and space is filling up. If you are interested check it out on the UnLock The Past website. I recently gave 24 different lectures, in three cities and I promoted … Continue reading

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Guardian Newspaper publishes collection of Untold Stories of World War One

The Guardian Newspaper has just published online a collection of “Untold Stories of the War” referring to World War One. These short stories are told by twelve familiar British authors: Jeremy Paxman – HMS Audacious sunk on 27 October 1914 … Continue reading

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World War I Publications on Sale

Naval and Military Press has just released a Special Great War Catalog with over 400 titles in this one publication. It provides a full range of Divisional Histories all at 50% off. There are numerous Regimental and Official Histories, contemporary … Continue reading

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WWI Centenary: The Path that led from the Playing Fields to Flanders Fields

Here is a good newspaper article in today’s Online Telegraph by Jeremy Paxman looking at “The Path that led from the Playing Fields to Flanders Fields”. It especially examines the role of the public schools in England the role they … Continue reading

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Registration for British Institute 20-24 October 2014 now open

Registration for the 2014 British Institute is now open. The British Institute is 20-24 October, 2014 at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah, and arranged by the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History. The classes … Continue reading

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Unlock The Past 8th Genealogy Cruise from England to the Baltic Seaports 11-25 July 2015

Unlock The Past has confirmed the key speakers on its 8th Genealogy Cruise for 14 nights from Saturday 11 July 2015 to Saturday 25 July sailing from Southampton England to the Baltic Seaports aboard the Celebrity Eclipse, operated by Celebrity … Continue reading

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News Release: Historical Wills of Scottish Soldiers Go Online

Historical Wills of Scottish Soldiers Go Online The last wishes of Scottish soldiers at the Front: The National Records of Scotland release Soldiers’ Wills from WW1, WW2, the Boer War, Korean War and other conflicts between 1857 and 1964 The … Continue reading

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Worldwide Indexing Event – Mark the Date – Sunday July 20, 2014

  Worldwide Indexing Event FamilySearch is hosting a Worldwide Indexing event with a goal of reaching 20,000 participants involved in one 24 hour period. The period is from Sunday July 20, 6 pm (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time) to Monday … Continue reading

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