Author Archives: Peter

Free Access to British and Irish Records at FindMyPast from June 22 to 26

If you want to do British or Irish research then this is for you!  Ends at midnight British Summer Time on Monday 26 June “the most comprehensive set of British and Irish parish records anywhere. Go back further in military … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Web Indexing is now available – time to try it!

At our recent presentations we asked everyone to try the new FamilySearch Web Indexing,  but we told you to wait until it was released – we gave you a holiday!  The full public release has happened, but we have waited … Continue reading

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15 Minutes on Blogs

Short presentation at the AGS Genealogy Conference 22 April 2017 What are they? the word blog is a truncation of the word weblog “a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that … Continue reading

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Notes on “Getting the Most from the FamilySearch Research Wiki”

Notes from Presentation given at AGS Conference Edmonton 22 April 2017 What is the familysearch wiki?  Why should every genealogist be using it? Overview What is the research wiki? How to access the wiki How to navigate the wiki Helpful … Continue reading

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Notes on “Getting the Most Out of Historical Records at”

Given at the AGS Conference in Edmonton on 22 April 2017 – sorry numbering is messed up – it was not like this on the original!  – wanted to get this out quickly – there is a print button at … Continue reading

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Indexes to Alberta Births, Marriages, and Deaths are Online

Are you registered for the Red Deer Rootstech Family History Fair on 8 April?  Click Here to register.  Live sessions are listed at– and video sessions will be announced in a couple of days. Meanwhile you will be pleased … Continue reading

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Registration is open for Red Deer Rootstech Family History Fair 8 April 2017

Go to and look for the link to the online registration – hint:  look for the word Here underlined and  in blue. Live and video sessions, Family History Centre for research, and a chance to register for Coaches’ Corner … Continue reading

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