The Offspring e-newsletter – May 2014 – free

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The newest issue of The Offspring, the British Columbia Genealogical Society’s e-newsletter for May 2014, is now free to download.

Beginning with the 2013 issues, as throughout 2014, we are featuring World War I Centennial resources in The Offspring, as well as genealogical and related news and views from around the world.

The Offspring, May 2014, Vol 5 #1 (.pdf file)

Previous e-newsletters are available in our BCGS Publications Archives area.

Reminder – right now it’s only 27 days and 20 hours (!) till the start of the 2014 BCGS Seminar in Richmond, BC with speakers Audrey Collins from The National Archives of the UK and Geoff Doherty from Australia. Tickets are going quickly; space is limited. All the details are on the BCGS 2014 Seminar page. Just click here.  Non-BCGS members are welcome; as are BCGS affiliate group members.

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BCGS Research Links

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We continually update our BCGS Research Links for useful Internet websites and information about genealogy and family history.

One of the recently updated articles is below – on Jamaican research. To suggest new or updated links, please e-mail webmaster@bcgs.ca To view the BCGS Research Links, go to the Research tab on the menu bar above and click WorldWide Links or click here for our main WorldWide Research Links page.

BCGS Editor’s Chat – Sept 23, 2013 – 7 pm at bcgs.ca

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A very quiet chat!   Everyone must have been watching the brand new ‘Genealogy Roadshow’.

Some news on upcoming events, the University of Manitoba’s new digital portal, and Judy Webster’s Queensland Australia website – and a question – which apps are people using for #genealogy on their mobile devices (or not!)? Continue reading