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Transcription service for Old German handwriting.

I saw the following mentioned on the Great War Forum.

A non profit organization based in Hamburg will, for a donation, transcribe from Old German to Latin script, old handwritten documents, such as diaries or other family documents.

Whether this group will then translate to English, you would need to enquire, but Google Translate https://translate.google.com would give an indication of the contents,

http://www.suetterlinstube-hamburg.de. ...
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Barge Building in Sudbury, Suffolk

My ancestors built barges in Sudbury, Suffolk. Many members of the family from my 3 x Gt Grandfather were involved from 1780 until at least 1850

I have been unable to find out what type of barge was built.

Can anyone assist please
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London Marriage Licences 1521-1869

findmypast has added a dataset called London Marriage Licences 1521-1869
http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-w ... -1521-1869

However, the information is taken from a book of the same name, which is freely available on the Internet Archive, Archive.org
https://archive.org/details/londonmarriageli00fost

Cheers
Maureen
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Digitised FamilySearch microfilms

Seen on the India Rootsweb Mailing List, advice that Family Search microfilms will no longer be able to ordered after 31 August 2017.

The FamilySearch blog which advised this is https://familysearch.org/blog/en/microf ... t-31-2017/ which states:
The last day for ordering microfilm will be August 31, 2017.
FamilySearch has now digitally reproduced the bulk of its microfilm collection, with over 1.5 billion images available online. The digitization of remaining microfilms ...
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Findmypast - free access

There is currently FREE access being provided by Findmypast, to their English and Irish records.


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Free magazine newsletter

I just want to check that all of our forum users know about our free weekly newsletter that goes out on Thursdays. We had to reduce its frequency for a while due to a staff shortage but it is now back up to weekly and better than ever. Please give it a try, it's a great way to find out about the latest record releases before everyone else and we have now introduced special discounts ...
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Online: Australian Red Cross POW Cards/AIF personnel

The following records mainly relate to Australian military personnel.

A dataset of approximately 60,000 cards called “Missing, Wounded and Prisoner Of War Enquiry Cards” used by the Australian Red Cross during WW2 are available online through the University of Melbourne Archives.

A catalogue description extract says
2016.0049
Australian Red Cross Society, National Office
Date Range of Records: 1940-1973

Red Cross Archives Series Reference: NO1. This series is ...
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Back issues wanted of WDYTYA magazine 1 - 45

Hi
Does anyone have old back issues of the magazines please

Thank you
Simon


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Back issues of WDYTYA magazines wanted

Hi
Does anyone have any older magazines please

Thank you
Simon


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Wiltshire Parish Records now online

Just a quick note to say that parish records for Wiltshire have just been launched by Ancestry. These include images ... note that the recent publication of Wiltshire records on FMP was transcriptions only. I haven't had a chance to look properly yet, but judging by the large number of new hints I've got I'm hoping the coverage is pretty comprehensive.

Now I just need to find several hours to review a very large branch ...
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