Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

British Comedian Sean Lock RIP

Britain, Knights of the Realm & Commonwealth Index
Findmypast this week updated this collection of “the good and the great”, notable knights and dames with the latest entries from the Queen’s Honors lists.

UK Ministry of Defence record transfer

(MOD) began the transfer of just under 10 million personnel records to TNA for all three services, Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force, where the individual has a date of birth prior to or up to 1939. The records will be transferred to Kew in batches over the next 6 years.

Historical Society of Ottawa September Zoom Presentations
Wednesday 15 September 7 pm. Rockin’ on the Rideau: Ottawa’s Golden Age of Rock & Roll, by Jim Hurcomb
Wednesday 29 September 7 pm. Tunney’s Pasture – The Story Behind Ottawa’s Field of Dreams, by Dave Allston

Repairing ozone layer is also reducing CO₂ in the atmosphere – new study

For Margaret:   CIHM = Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions.

Thanks to this week’s contributors: Anonymous, Gail B., Judy H., Margaret Dougherty, Teresa, Toni, Unknown.

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