Friday, June 16, 2017

Genealogy News Bytes - 16 June 2017

Some of the genealogy news items across my desktop the last three days include:

*  How Many of You Are There?  See

*  A "Survey of English Dialects" with recordings of vernacular speech from the 1950 to 1960 period is available at

*  TheGenealogist announced the release of the City of York and Ainsty Colour Tithe Maps, plus another significant batch of Yorkshire directories.  

*  The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) has several scholarship available for the January 2018 institute  (registration and fees required).

*  Family Tree University will offer their Virtual Genealogy Technology and Tools Conference  on September 15-17 (registration and fees required).

*  Thomas MacEntee's Hack Genealogy is offering a Five-Part Online DNA Boot Camp (registration and fees required).  

*  On Family Tree Webinars, "What Now? Next Steps with Autosomal DNA Testing" by Diahan Southard is FREE to watch for a limited time.

*  On Family Tree Webinars,  "How Harry Potter Can Teach You About DNA" by Blaine Bettinger is FREE to watch until 21 June 2017. 

*  The SCGS Genealogy Jamboree Livestreaming sessions - 14 classes - are FREE to watch until 10 July 2017 - see

*  Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems podcast #204 is now available - see

*  The latest In-Depth Genealogist "Chit Chat Live" YouTube video is "Tips and Tricks of Heritage Travel"

*  James Tanner has discussed "Beginning Scottish Research" and "Adoption and Finding birth Parents for Genealogists" on the BYU Family History YouTube channel.

*  Eric Wells hosts the latest video of "Faces of NextGen Live with David Allen Lambert" on the NextGen Network's YouTube Channel.

*  Thomas MacEntee provides his list of daily Genealogy Bargains - see


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Colleen G. Brown Pasquale said...

Having lots of fun with 'How many of me'. Thanks!

Jo Henn said...

Hah! I'm unique! There's only one Jo Allison Henn in the US, and only two of us if I drop it down to Jo Henn. Thanks for the fun!