BBC: Heritage organisations merge archives for new website

BBC: Heritage organisations merge archives for new website. “Two Jersey heritage organisations have merged their collections to create an online catalogue of the island’s history. Jersey Heritage and Société Jersiaise hope to make them more accessible to the public. Heritage will provide its archive and museum collections, and Société Jersiaise have brought its photographic and library collections to the website.”

GeneaPress: Findmypast Creates Brand New Collection for Tracing Immigrants From the British Isles

GeneaPress: Findmypast Creates Brand New Collection for Tracing Immigrants From the British Isles. “Leading family history website, Findmypast, has announced the creation of a brand new resource that has been specifically designed to help U.S. researchers trace their family’s British and Irish heritage. The British and Irish Roots Collection is a unique database consisting of more than 98 million assorted records that have been hand-picked from existing collections by Findmypast’s in-house experts.”