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Ancestry’s Australia Day Weekend

Ancestry AU - Australia Day 2016 Make this weekend one that is dedicated to research, as Ancestry.com.au have just added on heap of new Australian records just in time for Australia Day, and they are making them, and the rest of their Australian records FREE until midnight Tuesday 26th January 2016. The 27 million new records consist of various Australian Directories, […] Continue reading →

FamilySearch: One Billion and Counting

1 billion - b FamilySearch reached the billionaires club when it uploaded its one billionth digital image online this week. We can’t even fathom (or visualise) just how much 1 billion records is. Or even the work involved in getting all 1 billion records from an archive, to being digitised, to being online for us all to use. It takes multiple people to even get even one record online. Continue reading →