Sorry it has been so long, we have finally finished mapping Kelso. Obviously as it is a town it has taken a while to make sure that each pointer from the census to the maps is as accurate as possible. It’s now uploaded though, so search away for free at: www.maxwellancestry.com/census
We have also very gratefully received additions from readers of our newsletter. This has meant more links between the censuses have been created and we have been able to add notes to certain individuals. If you would like to add any of your own research to our census database so other people can be benefited in their research please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are currently working on projects in Canada, Germany, France, New Zealand, Australia, England and of course Scotland. One great resource we have been using today relates to New Zealand. I’m sure people with more experience of New Zealand genealogy will already know about it. However, for those with less experience in New Zealand I thought you may be interested. It is a resource available from the National Library of New Zealand called Papers Past. Papers Past contains more than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1932 and includes 52 publications from all regions of New Zealand. It’s all on line for free so if you had ancestors who left Scotland for New Zealand why not take a look, within just a few minutes Graham found articles relating to his great-great-great-great-grandfather! Here’s the link! http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast
That’s all for now, I’ll blog again soon.