Friday, February 27, 2015

Jennyalogy Podcast February 2015

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Jennyalogy Podcast Show Notes
February 2015

Book of the Month
This month's featured book is A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland, Brian Mitchell (2nd edition). It is available from many online bookshops.

Papers Past
Papers Past is the newspaper site of the National Library of Ireland, with access to over 45 million newspaper articles from 93 different New Zealand newspapers, and more are being added all the time. It is located at

Some of the RootsTech sessions were recorded and can be watched online.

Bedlam Burials
The Bedlam Burial Ground register, developed as the result of the discovery of 3000 skeletons during the construction of the London Crossrail can be found at this website.

Irish birth and marriage indexes
The Early Irish Birth Index and Early Irish Marriage index can be found on the website of the Irish Genealogical Research Society. Choose the "Resources" tab at and then choose "Unique Resources".

Cork births, marriages & deaths
The McDonnell's Index of Births, Marriages and Deaths, which includes bmd announcements published in The Constitution and Cork Advertiser newspaper from 1828 to 1830 on The Cork Constitution is not currently included in any of the big online newspaper databases.

New Copy of Magna Carta Found
The full story of the new copy of the Magna Carta that has been found can be read here.

Spain planned to invade Australia
The full article about how Spain had planned to invade Australia in the 1790s is available here

Coming up
14th Australasian Congress on Genealogy and Heraldry in Canberra  26-30 March

WYDTYA – Birmingham 16-18 April

NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies Conference, Port Macquarie 11-13 September