The GENES Blog (GEnealogy News and EventS): Top stories concerning ancestral research in Scotland, Ireland, the rest of the UK, and their diasporas, from genealogist, author and tutor Chris Paton. Feel free to quote from this blog, but please credit The GENES Blog if you do. I'm on Twitter @genesblog - to contact me please email chrismpaton @ outlook.com.
A new website has been launched to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Luddism movement in West Yorkshire. The Luddite Link site is available at www.ludditelink.org.uk, with lots of news, events and articles.