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Shetland / Shetland Museum and Archives Photo Library
« on: Thursday 07 May 09 20:01 BST (UK)  »
The collection contains over 60,000 images showing all aspects of Shetland Life

Home Guard Identity Cards Donated to Shetland Archives

Shetland / A Norwegian Mortgage, or Deed of Pawn, of Land in Shetland, 1597
« on: Thursday 07 May 09 19:52 BST (UK)  »
A Norwegian Mortgage, or Deed of Pawn, of Land in Shetland, 1597 by Gilbert Goldie, F.S.A. Scot.

For Sale / Wanted / Events / Conference on Emigration from the Outer Hebrides
« on: Thursday 07 May 09 05:33 BST (UK)  »
Island Emigrants: Conference on Emigration from the Outer Hebrides. This event is part of Homecoming Scotland 2009 and gives people an opportunity
to meet with islanders and descendants of emigrants from the Hebrides to all parts of the world over the last 250 years.

Orkney / Living Orkney magazine & Orcadian
« on: Thursday 07 May 09 05:13 BST (UK)  »
The Living Orkney magazine and the Orcadian (Serving Orkney since 1854) may interest people with ancestors from this area of Scotland

The Lighter Side / DoBs, Marriages, Deaths etc
« on: Monday 04 May 09 03:05 BST (UK)  »
I may be somewhat old fashioned in my outlook but whenever I notice information taken from a database that someone (or group of people) has taken the trouble to prepare and put online, for the benefit of other researchers, and no acknowledgement has been given to their website I feel extremely annoyed.

The Lighter Side / First Cousins
« on: Saturday 11 April 09 12:46 BST (UK)  »
What's the record number of first cousins ???
Which country would tend to produce the highest numbers of first cousins ???

A Radio Ulster presenter told listeners he has none but mentioned someone with ninety seven and another with sixty two.

Right ... there's a new target to be beaten ... one hundred and twenty eight.

Don't forget ... you must have the names of all of them in your address book.

The Common Room / Baptism's being revoked
« on: Friday 10 April 09 17:45 BST (UK)  »
I wonder how common a practice revoking one's baptism and confirmation is likely to become. Christiaan Briggs' Last Straw weblog contains an article on the subject There was an item on Radio 4 this afternoon about a British guy who had revoked his Baptism. He'd heard about it being done by a guy in Spain and decided to follow suit. GayTwentyFourSeven reports on how John Hunt, who was the guy on the BBC, managed to have his baptism revoked.

Lanarkshire / Link: Stonehouse Heritage
« on: Tuesday 07 April 09 20:04 BST (UK)  »
Stonehouse Village & Family History Research

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