Thursday, 18 July 2013

Board of Longitude archive goes online

The Guardian newspaper has an interesting story today about the launch of the digitised archive of the Board of Longitude at Cambridge University Library, which contains the work of former astronomers, letters and papers of artisans, inventors, expeditionary astronomers and maritime explorers.

The full story is at

(With thanks to Vivienne Dunstan @vivdunstan for spotting the story)


My new book, Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet, is now available from Pen and Sword. My Scottish land and church records ebooks are available at, whilst my next Pharos Scottish course, Scottish Research Online, starts Sep 4th - see Time to smash a few brick walls...!

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