If you’re one of the few genealogists without a subscription to Ancestry, this half-off offer may be of interest.
Here’s the small print.
Offer ends 9 Jan 2023 at 11:59pm ET. 6-month membership special offer prices: $41.99 Canada Discovery Plus or $64.99 World Deluxe. Excludes current subscribers. Your membership will automatically renew at the end of each 6-month period and at that time your chosen method of payment will be charged $84.99 for Canada Discovery Plus or $129.99 for World Deluxe, plus applicable taxes, unless you are notified otherwise. If you don’t want to renew, cancel at least two days before your renewal date by logging into your Account Settings page or by contacting us. See Terms and Conditions.
A reminder that many Canadian public libraries offer free access to Ancestry Library Edition at their branches.
Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.
Legacy Family Tree Webinars Schedule 2023 (pdf)
Irish History Podcast
From the Great Famine to the War of Independence, the Norman Invasion to Irish Partisans in the Spanish Civil War – these podcasts tell Irish history as you’ve never heard it before.
Thanks to this week’s contributors: Anonymous, Basil Adam, Brenda Turner, gail benjafield, Glenn W., Nick McDonald, Teresa.
Happy New Year
Here’s a summary of genealogy events for early 2023, focusing on those in Eastern Ontario for the first three months and a few others for the next three months.
14 January: Wesley Johnston presentation Untangling “Family Thickets”: Cornwall to Canada, for BIFHSGO.
21 January: Sherilyn Bell presentation on Unusual Family History– What lies beneath, for Kingston Branch OGS.
21 January: Ken McKinlay presentation on Land Records for Genealogy, for Quinte Branch OGS
21 January: Sarah Holla presentation Transcribing Goulborn, for Ottawa Branch OGS (OBOGS)
11 February: Dianne Brydon presentation Lust, Lucre and Lybell: An 18th Century Soap Opera, for BIFHSGO
11 February: Ken McKinlay performing Genealogical Miracles, for OBOGS
2-4 March: RootsTech
11 March: Shirley Monkhouse presents “There was a shot, after that everything is confusing.” for BIFHSGO
18 March TBA, for OBOGS
25 March: Gene-o-Rama (OBOGS)
25 March: Ulster Historical Foundation Day (BIFHSGO)
1 May: OPL Genealogy Day
3-6 May: New England Regional Genealogical Consortium
4 May: Glenn Wright presentation for OGS monthly
31 May – 3 June: NGS Annual Conference