Now is a particularly exciting time to subscribe, as the Manorial Documents Register revisions for the whole of England & Wales will be completed in the next few years. Alongside other events, a conference in 2022 will celebrate this progress and showcase a wide range of manorial research.
BFI Britain on Film Crowdsourcing Map
As part of the legacy for the BFI’s Britain on Film project they have created a bespoke crowdsourcing platform based on films within the Britain on Film map on BFI Player. Linking directly from the BFI Player http://player.bfi.org.uk/britain-on-film or contribute.bfi.org.uk the crowdsourcing platform will encourage people to share their unique knowledge of local locations.
It's not long before the cost of birth, marriage or death certificates and of the PDF versions will go up. On 16 February 2019 certificates will increase from £9.25 to £11.00. At the same time, the PDF version will rise from £6.00 to £7.00.
The former Longford Meeting House, just north of Heathrow airport, is one of the many historical properties that will be destroyed if plans for a third runway go ahead. The building dates back to 1676, when it was opened by the Longford Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
Many people from Longford and further afield are still at rest in the grounds of this picturesque timber-framed property. Details of their identity can be found on the Ancestry site. Are your ancestors' remains about to be disturbed?
RootsTech is an annual event held in Salt Lake City, home of the largest family history library in the World (pictured). This year, over 17,000 enthusiasts took part. The Federation's stand there showcased our member societies and explained what they have to offer their global membership.
Why not check out the free videos of RootsTech sessions that are available online?
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