Genealogy News Corral, Sept. 2-6
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of
Scotland is seeking thousands of volunteers to help transcribe more
than 150,000 pages of tax records and Ordnance Survey "name books"
dating from 1645 to 1880. The information will be added to the
ScotlandsPlaces website. See the
- FamilySearch has added 260,000 genealogy records and images from Guatemala, Italy, New Zealand and the United States to the free collections at FamilySearch.org. You can see the list of updated collections and click through to each one here. (If there’s a 0 in the Indexed Records column for the collection you need, that set isn’t searchable. Instead, you’ll have to browse to find records for your family.)