Sandy on July 1st, 2014

Happy Canada Day! The autonomous Dominion of Canada, a confederation of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the future provinces of Ontario and Quebec, was officially recognized by Great Britain with the passage of the British North America Act on July 1st, 1867. During the 19th century, colonial dependence gave way to increasing autonomy for a […]

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News from the British National Archives and their partners at findmypast.co.uk: “We are delighted to announce that today our partners at findmypast.co.uk have made one of our First World War airmen’s service record series (AIR 79) available to search and download online. Earlier this month we also made the surviving service records of over 12,000 men from the Household Cavalry (record […]

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