Genealogy: Where Can I Learn More?

Do you want better results from your genealogy searches? Do you want to learn how to use what time you have, to research better? The key to these is education. The more you know about how to research, the more effective your results will be, and the better your time will be used.

Ancestry’s MyCanvas Finds a New Home

Back in June 2014 Ancestry announced the closure of a number of related sites, one of those being MyCanvas. Now some good news for MyCanvas users is that it is sticking around as Alexander’s who are the printers of the photo books have now taken over MyCanvas.

Join the Genealogy World Photo Day Challenge 2014

“Bring out your smartphone cameras and dust-off your digital point-and-shoot! It’s time for the Genealogy Photo Challenge for World Photo Day 2014.” That is the challenge that was issued by Denise Levenick of the Family Curator blog.

TMG to be Discontinued! What Should I Do?

Wholly Genes, the developers of The Master Genealogist (TMG), announced in late July 2014 that the decision has been made to discontinue The Master Genealogist. A number of people have since written asking what they should do.

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Genealogy Australia

“Inside History” … A New History and Genealogy Magazine for Australia and New Zealand

I’m so excited to announce that Australia now has a brand new history and genealogy magazine. Called “Inside History” it was launched at Adelaide on Monday 8th November during the History and Genealogy Roadshow, and this is one stunning magazine!! Its 80 pages are packed with advice, articles and expert tips on genealogy, and stories on Australia and New Zealand’s varied history.

Products

New History & Genealogy Titles – 5 November 2010

More new genealogy and history related titles have recently been added to our range. Australia, England, Scotland, Ireland and General titles.

Genealogy UK

England’s ‘Practical Family History’ Magazine to Cease Production

Within the last few years we’ve seen the last issues of Ancestors magazine, as well as Ancestry Magazine, Evertons Genealogical Helper, Heritage Quest, Genealogical Computing and Discovering Family History. Now it is with sadness that I advise that ‘Practical Family History’ will soon be added to the list of genealogy magazines that have ceased production, with Deecember 2010 being its last issue.

Events

SA History Week Grows to a Month Long Festival

South Australian history buffs, you’d better keep all of May 2011 free, because in 2011, SA History Week will become: About Time: South Australia’s History Festival, which will run from 1 May to 31 May 2011.

Genealogy UK

Another 100,000 Records for Ireland Added Online

New records have recently been added to Irish Genealogical Online Record Search System. You will now find an additional 100,000 birth, death, marriage and census records covering the parishes and districts of County Limerick.

Genealogy Australia

New History & Genealogy Titles – 29 October 2010

More new genealogy and history related titles have recently been added to our range. Australia, England, and General titles.

Genealogy Software

RootsMagic Update 4.0.9.7 Available

The publisher’s of RootsMagic have just released an update to RootsMagic 4 (version 4.0.9.7). This minor update fixes a number of issues.

Genealogy Australia

New History & Genealogy Titles – 22 October 2010

More new genealogy and history related titles have recently been added to our range. Australia, England, Scotland and General titles.

Genealogy Australia

Australian History News – October 2010

Here is the latest collection of news from Australian genealogy, history and heritage groups. From family reunions, to book launches, cemetery open days, school centenaries, and art competitions … it is all helping to celebrate history …

Events

It’s All Happening with Genealogy Events in Australia

It is ALL GO here at the moment, with work on the Chris Paton Scottish Roadshow, the History & Genealogy Expo in Sydney, and the History & Genealogy Roadshow Australia & New Zealand throughout November.

Genealogy Australia

Genealogy Specials – October

Save with these great October Specials – Save between 20% and 50% on a range of select titles.

Family Tree Maker

Family Tree Maker 2011 Aus/NZ Editions – Availability Update

The latest news from the Australian distributors is that the release date of Family Tree Maker 2011 (Deluxe, Platinum and Upgrade) unfortunately has slipped a little, and we are now expecting (hoping) supplies to arrive in the second week of November …

Gallery

Heritage Scrapbooking – Remember Joseph Coates

Preserve the history of your ancestors with heritage scrapbooking. Start with a photo of your relative, add some background papers, a few embellishments, and a little anecdotal information … and waalaa … a page of your ancestor has been created.