Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Irish Lives Remembered

Do you have Irish ancestry?  Then take a look at Irish Lives Remembered, a free online magazine dedicated to Irish Genealogy.  Issue 35, Winter 2016 is now available, and it can be read online or downloaded in pdf to your computer or mobile device from  http://www.irishlivesremembered.ie/ 
The current issue includes :
  • Valuation Office Records - a key Irish genealogy resource
  • A look at the Irish Historic Towns Atlas
  • Bringing national culture into our homes
  • Royal Irish Constabulary
  • Getting to know the Merchant Navy Crew Lists
  • The Irish Quaker Archive
  • Civil Registration records
  • We stand on guard for thee - the Irish who died for Canada in the Secnd World War
  • Readers Photo Dating
  • The aftermath of the Easter Rising
  • Ogham - the earliest recorded Irish Genealogy
  • Racing at Lughnasa
  • The O'Donnell family name

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Family History Magazine

Finally getting around to reading the latest issue of Inside History magazine. 
Issue 37, the Summer 2017 edition includes:
  • 101 Sydney cemeteries unearthed + tips on researching your ancestors’ burials
  • The ultimate guide to history and family history courses, podcasts, webinars and more
  • 170+ new family history records online
  • Convict escapees who came to live with Indigenous tribes
  • Photo-dating tips from Inside History’s expert
  • Australian Federation in 1901: the backstory
  • The art of writing historical fiction
  • A 19th-century German medal and a mysterious Aussie WWI digger
  • Crown Street Women’s Hospital: a history
  • The local project protecting Australia’s oldest surviving European cemetery
  • Queensland’s newly established colonial archive
  • The latest history news, events, book and app reviews, and more. On sale now!