Daily Archives: November 11, 2011

Useful websites for Family Research

Sharon Hartas, wife of Ian Hartas who created the UKBMD Sites has steadily built up some very useful indexes to ‘Useful websites for Family Research.’ http://www.ukgdl.org.uk/ UK Genealogical Directories and Lists on the Internet ,  and http://www.ukmfh.org.uk/ UK Military Family History on the Internet. … Continue reading

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Kenya Gazette Archive Search

The search engine for the Kenya Gazette Archive has been  developed by the National Council for Law Reporting and Google Inc to enable  full-text search within and across our collection of Kenya Gazette editions  spanning over a century…and counting. Downloading … Continue reading

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Mapping our Anzacs

Mapping our Anzacs gives you three ways to commemorate the original Anzacs: locate a service person add to the scrapbook build a tribute http://mappingouranzacs.naa.gov.au/about.aspx Locate a service person  The heart of Mapping our Anzacs is a tool to browse 375,971 … Continue reading

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Modernising Civil Registration – England and Wales

The GRO for England and Wales has just posted the following update at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies-public-bodies/ips/civil-registration/modernising-civil-registration/, entitling the post Modernising Civil Registration: The way we register births and deaths, and give notice to marry is being modernised. Registration online In March 2006, … Continue reading

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IWM’s First World War Centenary Programme

http://www.1914.org/faces/ As part of the IWM’s First World War Centenary Programme, photographs from the Museum’s ‘Bond of of Sacrifice’ are being uploaded to the photo-sharing site Flickr in a set called ‘Faces of the First World War’. On Armistice Day … Continue reading

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93 years ago – the end of WW1

On this day in 1918, 93 years ago, Allied and German troops agreed to end the First World War. More than 8 million men and women saw service in the British forces during ‘the war to end all wars‘, a … Continue reading

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Steve Archer’s website – IGI batch number

This website lists most of the extracted batches for the British Isles that previously formed part of the IGI (International Genealogical Index), the on-line database created by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints(LDS). Although the IGI is no longer … Continue reading

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