Friday, November 11, 2011

Records Published Online - New Releases

{NSGS Newsletter Editor: Below are excerpts from two articles that were recently posted on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. Links and citations are provided to allow access to the complete articles.}

The following information is from Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter and is copyright by Richard W. Eastman. It is re-published here with the permission of the author. Information about the newsletter is available at < http://www.eogn.com >. (Accessed 11 November 2011)

Ancestry.co.uk Offers Free Access to World War I Records

To commemorate Remembrance Weekend, Ancestry.co.uk is giving everyone the chance to discover their family’s role in the Great War. Access to World War I Service Records, Pension Records and Medal Index Cards is completely FREE, until November 13th.

You can read more in an article by Annabel Reeves in the Ancestry.co.uk blog at < http://blogs.ancestry.com/uk/2011/11/10/free-world-war-i-records/ >.


10 million Cheshire Records Go Online at findmypast.co.uk

The following announcement was written by findmypast.co.uk:

CHESHIRE REVEALED AS A WONDERLAND OF UNUSUAL FINDS AS NEW LOCAL RECORDS GO ONLINE

Fascinating workhouse records, parish registers, bishop’s transcripts and electoral registers from Cheshire go online for the first time ever as leading UK family history website findmypast.co.uk launches the The Cheshire Collection. The collection is a series of over 10 million extraordinary records provided by Cheshire Archives and Local Studies, covering over 350 years of history.

To find out more and search the records, visit < http://www.findmypast.co.uk/home.jsp >.

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