Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

The 1921 Census of England and Wales is almost here

According to this video, the process of preparing the census for online access on 6 January started 3 years ago. so it can be available at the start of the release period. How much preparation will be done to ensure Canada’s 1931 census, due for release next year, is promptly available?

Victorian cemeteries: When were they founded, and where can you find online records?

Five ways the internet era has changed British English – new research

Victorian Knitting Manuals Collection

Treasure trove includes record for almost all land in Ireland
Watch the video, then contemplate how many other obscure record sets exist in other jurisdictions that don’t have the unfortunate motivation of the losses at the Four Counts to prompt making them available.

The Most Scathing Book Reviews of 2021

Thanks to this week’s contributors. Anonymous., Barbara Di Mambro, Basil Adam, Brenda Turner, Crissouli, Douglas, gail benjafield, Glenn Wright, Jesiica Phillips,  jon ackroyd, Judy Thamas, Karen Holt, Nick McDonald, Teresa, Unknown.

2 Replies to “Sunday Sundries”

  1. Best Sunday Sundries ever! The Youtube video on the 1921 census, the Victorian Cemeteries information so useful, the wonderful Conversation piece on how new research has changed British English, and the Scathing Book Reviews from reliable sources — all of it fascinating. But wait, there’s more!

    I will be forwarding to others. Many thanks to all.

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