Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Jennyalogy Podcast March 2015

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Jennyalogy Podcast Show Notes
March 2015

Book of the Month
This month's featured book is How to get the most from Family Pictures by Jayne Shrimpton. It is available from many online bookshops.

Featured Website
This month we are looking at the Dusty Docs website, located at This website contains links to free online transcriptions of parish registers (and other material) for parishes all over the British Isles.

Genetic Map of the British Isles
A report was published in Nature this month with the results of a project to produce a genetic map of the UK. 
Genetic Map of the UK
Image courtesy of Nature
The results are interesting, showing there is no unique Celtic identity, and that the people of Cornwall and Dorset are genetically distinct from the others of Great Britain, and also distinct from each other. Full results are available here, or alternatively there are some press articles here and here.

Biographical Database of Australia
Over 400,000 new records have been added to the Biographical Database of Australia. Full details are available here.

Irish Anzacs Database
This free web site, which aims to record all Irish-born members of the Australian forces in World War I can be accessed at

Coming up
WYDTYA Live – Birmingham 16-18 April

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

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