Friday 7 February 2020

Latest genealogy news on Scottish GENES

The latest stories on Scottish GENES (

Scottish Vaccination Records

Forthcoming talks at the National Records of Scotland

Forthcoming events at The National Archives

What's happening to the Scottish censuses on FamilySearch?

Ancestry announces tactical shift moving forward, and job losses

Scottish Indexes adds Scottish High Court Criminal Records guide

TheGenealogist releases RAF Operations Book Records

National Library of Australia's Family and Community History Survey

FamilySearch celebrates Black History Month in the USA

FindmyPast adds Yorkshire, India and Canada records

National Library of Scotland adds date range filter to maps site

Have you visited... TalkingScot?

PRONI: Using American Records to Tear Down Irish Brickwalls

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