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Explore Brand New British Army Lists and Caribbean Family Records This Findmypast Friday

The following announcement was written by Findmypast: Immerse yourself in family history research this weekend with thousands of new records to explore. Here’s a rundown of what’s new on Findmypast. British Army Embarkation Lists, 1871-1889 This detailed collection documents British Army soldiers who were drafted to India in the late 19th century. There are over 100,000 transcripts […]

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Using the National Archives

July 9, 2021 Recently I watched a recorded presentation about preparing for research trips. It focused on getting the most from trips to  various archives, especially local, regional and state. Most of the presentation was well done, and while most of it wasn’t new to me, it reinforced my ideas about researching at archives.   […]

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How can I Store my Digital Photos Forever?

Sure, it is easy to create digital photographs with today’s smartphones and digital cameras. But how do you keep them forever so that future generations may view them? Actually, the process is simple and is well described in an article by Jack Schofield in The Guardian web site at http://bit.ly/2EGtWJL. Schofield writes: “People lose their most […]

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