Monthly Archives: November 2015

Using a Snipping Tool

We often want to capture not the whole screen but just a part of it.  For example when you find an ancestor’s birth or marriage or death announcement in a newspaper, you just want to cut out that small piece … Continue reading

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Check out the even larger collection of Digital Books at FamilySearch

The digital books collection at continues to grow . . ..   and grow.  You can find the link to Books under the menu Search.  Last time I looked – just now – there are “more than 200,000 digitized … Continue reading

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Why is the 1939 National Register important for British research?

FindMyPast in partnership with the National Archives will be publishing the 1939 National Register on 2 November 2015!  This is great news for British researchers.  This is not a census so why the fuss? The Census Act of 1920 provides that no UK … Continue reading

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