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Queensland Genealogy Research Tips

Queensland Genealogy Research Tips - Informative website giving a brief overview of some important sources for genealogy, family history and local history research in Queensland, Australia (especially at Queensland State Archives). For more detailed information and problem-solving research strategies see the book Tips for Queensland Research. Read more about Queensland Genealogy Research Tips

British Newspapers, 1800 - 1900

British Newspapers, 1800 - 1900 The site contains:

  • Millions of articles from 49 London, national and regional newspaper (1800 - 1900) titles.
  • Over two million pages - all fully text searchable with keywords in context visible in the results list.
  • 1000's of illustrations, maps, tables and photographs.

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New Brunswick, Canada Records

"Established in 1967, the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick collects and preserves the documents of the people, institutions and government of the province. Most of the holdings are for the period from 1784, when New Brunswick was made a separate province of British North America. However, some materials relating to the earlier exploration, Acadian and pre-Loyalist periods have also been acquired. Read more about New Brunswick, Canada Records

Ancestor Searching, Volume 4, #8

Genealogy Scrapbooking: Throughout several decades now, people have used several ways of preserving their family history. Maintaining photo albums and photo collages are some of the ways of maintaining a family history. People generally maintain family history to try and get the future generations acquainted with their roots and also to treasure their family members. A comparatively newer way of maintaining family history could be scrap booking family history. In fact, remember childhood times, when as students assignments were given to maintain a scrapbook for school. Read more about Ancestor Searching, Volume 4, #8

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Excellent resource for researching in Colorado: "Newspapers are one of the most versatile and heavily used sources of information for researchers,genealogists, students and the general public. Feature stories, society news, classified and picture advertisements, school and church announcements, news from surrounding towns, editorials and cartoons, all give the reader the sense of "being there." Often the papers contain historical information that is not available in any other source.

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Ancestor Searching, Vol. 4, #7

A new twist has been added to the arsenal of the Huntsville Heritage Room’s resources that are being made available to the public. First of all, for those with an interest in accessing Heritage Quest Online from home, there is now a brief instructional video available that gives step-by-step instructions on accessing Heritage Quest. (Note: Be sure to copy the entire link into the browser’s address field). Read more about Ancestor Searching, Vol. 4, #7

Triana Public Library closed

Due to a recent fire, the Triana Public Library will be closed until further notice. Photos of the damage are available on Flickr. Our press release is available here in .doc format. Read more about Triana Public Library closed

Ancestor Searching, Vol. 4, #6

Terms and Meanings of Genealogical Words: Something a little bit different from the usual articles. During the course of research, terms and initials are bound to appear in most any kind of document that will require researchers to search for answers as to just exactly what the meaning of a word or abbreviation indicates or means. In an effort to offer assistance with these terms and abbreviations, the following lists are the first of a two-part series on genealogical terms and their meanings. This month's newsletter covers the subjects of occupations and initials. Read more about Ancestor Searching, Vol. 4, #6

Ancestor Searching Newsletter, Volume 4, # 5

The Domesday Book was the first major census in the British Isles, and was more comprehensive than current census compilations, as properties such as farms, mills, bakeries and other industry were recorded which showed the wealth of the area as well as the population. Read more about Ancestor Searching Newsletter, Volume 4, # 5

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