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From: linda Merle <>
Subject: Re: Tidbits....
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 21:12:04 -0700
linda Merle wrote:
> Greetings, I'm a member of the British Isles Family History
> Society in the USA. Just got the bi monthly newsletter. It had
> a few things in it I thought might help.
> There's set of LDS fiche which contains the Fasti Ecclesiae
> Scoticanae -- a list of the ministers of Scotland. It has been
> acquired by the Los Angeles LDS. 75 fiche: 602402. It has also
> completed acquisition of the 1861 census of England. At least you
> know they exist.
> The public records office of Victoria, Australia has an email address
> now: .
> Between 1869 and 1930 about 100,000 children were taken from workhouses
> and homes for waifs in the British Isles and sent to Canada. Volunteers
> from the British Isles FHS of Greater Ottawa and the Ottawa Branch
> of the Ontario Genealogical Society are reading microfilm passenger
> lists and extracting them. Twenty seven of the 62 years are done.
> Eventually these will be released to the internet. [Thanks!]
> If you have a seafaring ancestor-- contact the National Maritime
> Museum which has an index including church, cemetary, and public
> memorials coving anyone connected with ship building, passengers
> drowned in shipwrecks, etc. It is in Greenwich, London Tel
> 0181-858-4422 or (hehe) www.nmm.ac.uk .
> MELVYL is an on line library catalog that lists holdings of the
> University of Cal. campus libraries, California State Lib. in
> Sacramento, and Sutro Lib. in San Francisco:
> wwwl.huji.ac.il/wwwlib1/us066.html . [No, I don't know if they
> will lend a book to you.]
> The United Empire Loyalists [not the guys in NI -- the ones who
> fought for King George in the American Revolution] have an index
> 1774-1793. Ya never know.... It is on three hi density disks in
> dbase III. $25.00 US plus $2.50 US shipping. Contact John RUCH
> at 1805-71 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON K2P 2G2 .
> For lists of Irishmen and others killed while serving in Irish
> regiments during the Great War (Americans: that's WWI), contact
> Somme Association, Craignavon House, Circular Road, Belfast
> BT4 2NA. They also hold Presbyterian records of those who served,
> it says.
> I know nothing more about any of this than I have posted here.
> Please don't send me email asking me for more information. You
> might post here -- someone else might have more.
> Linda Merle
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