FindMyPast has created a new British and Irish Roots collection som giver forskere mulighed for at søge et bredt udvalg af registreringer spændt mere end 400 års migration mellem de britiske øer og Nordamerika, alt i et sted.

It holds some 98 million records.

Please note that this is not a brand-new resource. Instead, it is a specifically packaged collection that extracts from a wide range of FindMyPast's existing records and gathers together those that list origin or place of birth in Ireland or Britain.

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The Following announcement was written by the folks at Findmypast:

Solid new collection has been specially curated by Findmypast's in-house expertsThe new British and Irish Roots collection allows researchers to search a wide variety of records spanning more than 400 years of migration between the British Isles and North America, all in one placeAll 95 million records Binnen deze unieke bron zijn nu beschikbaar voor het zoeken en zullen gratis zijn voor een beperkte periode

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The Virginia Newspaper Project has announced digitized copies of Richmond Whig and Commercial Journal, a daily published by John Hampden Pleasants and Josiah Abbot from 1831-1832, are now available on Virginia Chronicle web site.

Takket være et partnerskap med Huntington-biblioteket i San Marino, California, som generøst delte sin samling med biblioteket i Virginia, digitaliseringsproblemene på Virginia Chronicle repræsenterer et næsten komplett run of Richmond Whig and Commercial Journal.

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FindMyPast has created a new British and Irish Roots collection som giver forskere mulighed for at søge et bredt udvalg af registreringer spændt mere end 400 års migration mellem de britiske øer og Nordamerika, alt i et sted.

It holds some 98 million records.

Please note that this is not a brand-new resource. Instead, it is a collection specially created by FindMyPast that draws from a wide range of its existing record sets and collects records that list origin or place of birth in Ireland or Britain.

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With the publication of the Genetic Genealogy Ireland 2018 Belfast program, it seems the countdown to Back to Our Past Belfast (Friday and Saturday 16-17 February 2018) has begun.

The Titanic Center is to be the venue for the first Back to Our Past and the first Genetic Genealogy Ireland (GGI) conference outside Dublin. GGI2018 Belfast is already organized, and we may have to wait to discover details of any traditional genealogy and local history lectures being held as part of the Back To Our Past exhibition and fair.

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A unique research project, led by the Genealogical Society of Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), has created the first genetic map of the people of Ireland. De bevindingen zijn gepubliceerd in een krant - The Irish DNA Atlas; Revealing Fine-Scale Population Structure and History within Ireland - in the journal Scientific Reports.

Click to visit RSCI for larger image and more detailsThe landmark study provides the first fine-scale genetic map of the island of Ireland, revealing patterns of genetic similarity, so far in distinct clusters, roughly aligned with the ancient provinces as well as with major historical events including the invasions of the Norse Vikings and the Ulster Plantations.

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Monday 11 to Friday 15 December: Preservation Week at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast. Document ordering and production will be suspended throughout this week to facilitate essential preservation work. Onderzoekers zullen nog steeds toegang hebben tot kerkrecords en zoekdiensten via de Search Room.

Monday 11 December: NLI Reading Room and Manuscript Room closed. Venue: National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. On-going Monday closures are to facilitate extensive redevelopment of the premises.

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Researchers led by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the Genealogical Society of Ireland have published "The Irish DNA Atlas; Revealing Fine-Scale Population Structure and History within Ireland "in the journal Scientific Reports.

The landmark study provides the first fine-scale genetic map of the island of Ireland, revealing patterns of genetic similarity, so far in distinct clusters, roughly aligned with the ancient provinces as well as with major historical events including the invasions of the Norse Vikings and the Ulster Plantations.

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Then finally Lotta Lundgren and Erik Haag returned with a new TV series, this time in three parts about the Swedes emigrating during the 1800 century. In fact, we who like history (and genealogy) are getting pampered on television. Nevertheless, one can read from discussions on the internet that there is something missing.

On a regular basis, Lotta and Erik serve us a portion of Sweden's history, this time about the great emigration that took place on the 1800 century to North America.

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ArkivDigital has gained access to a few moving cartons with announcements from Malmöhus County. These are now photographed and are available to read if you have a subscription to Arkiv Digital.

At the beginning of the year we wrote a blog post about the equivalent from Skaraborg County. See previous posts.

To find these, write Notifications in New File Search.

Länskungörelser, Malmöhus County I (M) 1765-1798 (1765-1798) Image 150 (AID: v884446.b150, NAD:) Link

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At MyHeritage, we constantly discover new ways for our users to explore their origins and learn more about who they are. Our Science Team, led by world renowned genetics pioneer Dr. Yaniv Erlich, recently released surveys - a cutting-edge research project to help us investigate how genetics affects various aspects of our lives, with the cooperation of the MyHeritage community.
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The Representative Church Body Library has advised that it will close at 1pm on the next two Fridays: 8 December and 15 December.

It will also close at 1pm the following Friday, 22 December, marking the start of the Library's festive break, and will remain closed until Tuesday 2 January 2018, when the doors will open at the normal time of 9: 30am.

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As I wrote about in the last post, I've got a match on my Family Tree Dna. There is a woman in Wisconsin in the United States who has the same ana that I have. However, it is a long way back in time and many generations since. More specifically, 10 for me and 12 for her. However, I have not managed to find any other link between us.

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As a child, we were expecting well before Christmas Eve, and already a month before we felt the mood, everything was a little secret, everything was a little bit better, everything was a bit cozy and everyone was a little happier. More and more for each day. Most of us were waiting for the Christmas presents. Should I have that doll? Did Mom remember that dress I had pointed to?

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A newsletter reader wrote to me recently, asking:

"I am in the process of backing up my family / genealogy records. There is a lot of information available about commercial services transfer of information. Men, jeg er ikke så mye om transfer av audiotapes til mere stabilt backup. Have you written any articles or sources to help me evaluate commercial services for audio tapes? "

My answer is:

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This is a guest post by Jessica Taylor, president of Legacy Tree Genealogists, the recommended research partner of MyHeritage. Jessica gave a phenomenal talk during our One-Day Genealogy Seminar - "Google for Genealogy: Search Tricks to Tease Out Information." Watch her webinar here: Google for Genealogy: Search Tricks to Tease Out Information.
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The following Constantly book review was written by Bobbi King:

In Search of a Fair Wind The Sea Letters of Georgia Townsend Yates, 1891-1892 By Georgia Townsend Yates and Clint Cargile. Zea Mays Publ., Sycamore, Ill. 2017. 229 pages.

I find memoirs to be extraordinarily engaging, even when the central topic is of no great interest to me.

Being pulled into someone else's life, reading the private thoughts, feelings, perspective, reactions to family, fears, insecurities, being privy to someone who has had a life different from mine, and shares it so unpretentiously, feels like a privilege.

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If you say girl and boy, then many thoughts go straight to Lina and Alfred in Katthult, who apparently lived a nice and enjoyable life in the little idyll of the Dutchman Anton. But having a housewife at the earliest could be so hard and hard with long working days and laborious tasks.

"Throughout history and very far in the future, households formed the basis for people's livelihood.

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Meghan Markle is African American, Dutch, English and Irish, and her Irish roots have a compelling story to go with them.

Her great-great-great-grandmother Mary Smith emigrated to London from Ireland and married a British soldier named Thomas Bird sometime in the mid-1800s.

Her Irish family apparently disowned her, probably because she married a member of the imperial army.

Experts zeggen dat ze well had kunnen werken in Windsor Castle voor het koninklijke familie als er een M.

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Else Skranefjell writes a novel about the married couple Ferdinand August Charisius (1738-1806) and his wife Elisabeth (1757-1791).

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