Friday, 20 October 2017

High Fives - October 20, 2017

High Fives are articles or blog posts I have read during the week that I find interesting, and perhaps are pertinent to my research. Sometimes there are only a couple and sometimes there are quite a few.

~by Rebecca Murray at Library and Archives Canada Blog
Rebecca tells how to find the records at LAC for maritime pilots.  You may also find them listed in the Sessional Papers

~by John at John Grenham – Irish Roots
I can imagine that some immigrants to Canada and the US felt the same way, not knowing our language.

~by DiAnn Iamarino Ohama at Fortify Your Family Tree
More organization tips from DiAnn. I’ve been haphazardly doing something like this for a long time, but this is a better, simpler method to use.

Celebrating 85 years of student journalism
~by Liam Dowd at University of Glasgow Blog
Use the link at the bottom to go to the Glasgow Guardian archives, then choose a date in the left column.

British and Irish Furniture Makers Online
~by John D Reid at Canada's Anglo-Celtic Connections
John points us to a website with a database of furniture makers and the Worshipful Company of Joiners and Ceilers. 

For more exciting weekend reading, see what posts these bloggers liked...

Saturday – Gail Dever, Crème de la Crème

Sunday – Randy Seaver, Best of the Genea-Blogs

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