June 7, 2018

Level : All

Reading time : 1 min

Are you looking for resources to add to your Irish genealogy toolkit? 

You can never have too many and Tourism Ireland has just published an excellent list of 15 places to start looking for your Irish ancestors in that country. 

I couldn't...

April 23, 2018

Level : Intermediate

Time to read : 2 mins

As discussed in a previous Blog article, many of us volunteer to transcribe records in order to make them available online. Now it is possible to get paid in kind for your contributions.

The Genealogist this week reported their j...

April 1, 2018

A key online resource for New Zealand family history research is Papers Past, a digital online archive for millions of pages New Zealand newspapers dating back to the 19th century.  

The free website does not specify the earliest newspaper date in the archive, but it ap...

March 15, 2018

FindMyPast recently released more than 4 million Catholic records from the New York, Chicago and Baltimore archdioceses. The release was part of FindMyPast’s Catholic Heritage Archive which aims to digitize the historical records of the Catholic Church not only in Nort...

March 14, 2018

The Victorian Public Record Office holds Railway employee records from 1859 to 1990.  However, in order to locate Railway ancestors’ records it is generally necessary to know the branch where they worked.  The Triennial List of Railway Employees published in the Victor...

December 26, 2017

Genealogy and Family - two terms often used interchangeably. What is the difference?

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