Monday, December 10, 2012

New/Updated Websites, Blogs, and Newspaper Articles - 10 December 2012

I have come across the following websites, blogs, and newspaper articles this past week that were of interest to me, and I thought you might be interested in them, too –

Titanic in Nova Scotia This is a site run by The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Their website is fantastic, with artifacts, a history of the ship, and the Halifax Connection with the sinking of the Titanic..

War and Memory in a Personal Context – Guest Blog by Jesse MacLeod This is a moving piece written by guest blogger Jesse MacLeod in which he visits the battlefields of the First World War in northern France. He traces his great-grandfather steps to his untimely death in the First World War.

OGS Blog Don’t forget to keep up on the latest news about Ontario Genealogy Society with their daily OGS Blog.

Ontario birth, marriage and death records guide A guide has been prepared by Rick Roberts in which he “begins with recent records and works back in time.”

A good review of the records, which are available to the researcher.

FOULDS: Calling up intimate history with the click of a mouse Learn about John Chmelyk (originally from Poland), and how the decisions he made, would influence the life of his grandson – Christopher Foulds – the editor of Kamloops This Week.

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