Free Findmypast weekend

Findmypast is offering free access to its British and Irish records this weekend, June 22-26.

Findmypast news

Lots of announcements recently from, some good and some not-so-good.


Top Five Questions about Irish Genealogy

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve already asked these questions – and if you’re lucky, you’ve found the answers.


Irish Newspapers at

One of my favorite bloggers is Dick Eastman. Not only does he post timely updates on a wide variety of genealogy subjects, he provides valuable background details (and an occasional opinion or piece of advice). Here is Eastman’s recent posting about additional online newspapers at


Several Online Sites Offer Free Military Research This Weekend

Military records are an excellent source of personal information. If you’ve been thinking about researching family members with military service, this is the time to do it! Several subscription/pay-per-view websites are offering free access to military records for Memorial Day:

[…] Offers Free Military Records on Memorial Day Weekend

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In honor of Memorial Day on May 27, and in remembrance of all who died while serving our country, will offer its collection of U.S. and international military records for free in the days leading up to the national observance. With more than 26 million U.S. and international […]