Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

Appropriately confusing

Do British websites use biscuits?

In case you didn’t notice, following a blog post on the old site CWGC: Appeal for Relatives about T Bremner who served with the Canadian Field Artillery and died 20 April 1916, one person posted they were successful in finding relatives and informed them. Congratulations and thanks to “Unknown.”

Stephen Lewis is fighting for his life

Three New Reprints from OGS Ottawa Branch and Global Genealogy
Dalesville Public Cemetery, Chatham Township, Argenteuil County, Quebec
St. Mungo’s United Church Cemetery, Chatham Township, Argenteuil County, Quebec.
St. Matthew’s Anglican Church Cemetery – Grenville Village, Grenville Township, Argenteuil County, Quebec

Maps and the Canals
From the British Library via Documentary Heritage News

Ancestry has updated the New York, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957 title to contain 95,796,124 records.

In April 2021, Ontario is facing a large public information mess that is a self-inflicted wound rooted in political ineptness.
An opinion piece by Jack L. Rozdilsky, Associate Professor of Disaster and Emergency Management, York University, Canada

What’s Hidden Behind a Bitly Link?

Thanks to this week’s contributors: AC, Alison, Anonymous, Ed Chadwick, egailb, ELK, Gail Benjafield, glassgal, Glenn Wright, Sheila Faure, Susan Courage, Unknown.

2 Replies to “Sunday Sundries”

  1. I heard Stephen Lewis give a talk once in Toronto. It was long ago and now far away but I agree, it was one of the best speeches I have every heard.

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