Scotlandsplaces.gov.uk has been launched. You can now find information about Scottish places, past and present, selected from the holdings of the partner organizations. This includes digital copies of: maps and plans of cities, towns, villages, farms, roads, canals, harbors, churches, schools, public buildings, private houses, mines and quarries and more.
13 January 2010
For those doing Australian research or Tasmania you might be interested in the newspaper site
Tasmania State Library - right hand column under Family history - Lots of excellent information plus you can check out the census, shipping arrivals and departures, convicts etc.
Main site < http://www.statelibrary.tas.gov.au/ >
Search Portal (searches under 'Name indexes') < http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?search=91 >
Happy hunting! Marlene
01 January 2010
Ancestors in the Attic - Season IV premiers Jan 7, 2010 on History Television, Thurday nights 9pm. For more info visit their website < http://www.history.ca/ontv/titledetails.aspx?titleid=110820&/ >