Monday, September 12, 2011

New/Improved Canadian Websites and Blogs Week 2

Here are some of the websites and blogs that I have come across for the week ending September 11th, 2011 -

British Home Child SIG The Ontario Genealogical Society, at this year's Conference in Hamilton, recently started a new SIG. The group has just published their first newsletter, and I covered it at

Newfie Roots A blog about William & Eliza (nee Battery) Scott (including the Kettle, Lomond, and Nebucett families) from Newfoundland.

Lieutenant Charles William Pearson (1912-2000): The Lincoln and Welland Regiment's WWII Campaign A new blog that recounts his life in the Second World War – where he served, and what he did.

The REVIEW - VanKleek Hill Newspaper They have put online their newspaper from 1893 to 1904. The years 1904 to 1920 are coming soon. $

Genealogy Twitter Reader I was kept busy reading the recent Tweets from the FGS Conference held last week in Springfield, Illinois.

The Family History Hound Ellen Thompson is from Alberta, and she does family history research as a business. $

That's Relative! Finding Yourself in Your Family Tree A blog by Krista Moore about the MOORE family of Lanark County, Ontario, and Down, Ireland.

Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network Chat:
Helping hands helping one another with our family history & genealogy research
. This is a relatively new website created by a blogger and genealogist who goes by the non-de-plume of "Just M" from Saskatchewan, with 60 Canadian members from all the provinces and territories.

Townshippers' Day This website takes in all the Townships in Eastern Quebec. Townshippers' Day will take place in Stanstead, Quebec, on Saturday, September 17th.

Grand Réveil Acadien/Great Acadian Awakening A new site which promoted Louisiana for the World Acadian Congress 2009, it is now the place to go to see what is on for this year's event, to be held from October 7th to the 16th.