CWGC Appeal for WWI relatives

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission intends to carry out work on a number of the war graves. They wish to make contact with any family members of … [Read more...]

British Newspaper Archive now online

Up to 4 million pages of historical newspapers now searchable online at the British Newspaper Archive. This valuable and fascinating facility will … [Read more...]

Merchant Seaman Records released

Findmypast.co.uk have released a searchable database of Merchant Navy Seaman Records. These records are index cards used by the Registrar General … [Read more...]

Stromness crew of the “Rachel” remembered

Orkney Islands Council Convener Stephen Hagan travelled to the Faroe Islands to unveil a memorial plaque to twenty sailors from Stromness lost in a … [Read more...]

BBC Antiques Roadshow comes from National Arboretum

Antiques Roadshow to feature the National Memorial Arboretum in unique “Remembrance” recording. As part of this year's remembrance celebrations, … [Read more...]

Society of Genealogists Business Index Collection

The Society of Genealogists have just launched their new Business Index Collection which available to SoG members via the SoG website and has also … [Read more...]

Carlisle archive to open on Saturday’s

For the first time since 1962 the Cumbria Archive Centre is opening its doors on a weekend to help you find out more about local history. This … [Read more...]