Category Archives: Technology

WDYTYA – New data launches

Just got back from the first day of WDYTYA at Olympia and I’m shattered so this is just a quick post to let you know about two new data products launched today. The Federation of Family History Societies has launched … Continue reading

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Sorry everyone…

My apologies to anyone who was trying to use the Search box, the Post Categories menu or the Archives menu.  I’ve only just discovered that they were broken. This was caused by a problem with the theme I’m using which … Continue reading

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Scrapbooking

Thanks to Katrina McQuarrie over at Kick-Ass Genealogy I’ve been playing about with digital scrapbooking this evening.  Her latest blog post is all about using your computer to create a digital keepsake which you can easily post online or print … Continue reading

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Census street indexes for England and Wales

Anyone who used to search the census returns for England and Wales at the old Family Records Centre in London before its closure in 2008 would have been used to the large binders of street indexes to the 1841-1891 census … Continue reading

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New look website and blog

I hope you like the new look website and blog combined.  I’ve even managed to include a link to my own personal family history pages! It’s been frustrating me that they were all on separate sites, and all looked different. … Continue reading

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Transcribing digital images

Thanks to Alex over at winging it, I’ve discovered some free software to help with transcribing text from the digitised images of records that we’re all using now It’s called Transcript and displays the digitised image in the top half … Continue reading

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