- 50% discount: FindMyPast (one of my favourite sites) has a half-price offer that ends 15 Jul 2016.
- Proof: Read Else Churchill's delightfully simple and sensible explanation of how we can apply the Genealogical Proof Standard.
- Queensland: A new index on the Qld State Archives Web site is 'Monthly and Half Yearly Returns for Moreton Bay 1829-1837'.
- New South Wales: Learn how to use the new Web site for State Records NSW (the NSW equivalent of Qld State Archives).
- Western Australia: Western Australian birth, death and marriage certificates are now cheaper. See Australian Genealogy and History Snippets.
- Ireland: Ireland's wills and administrations 1858-1920 can now be searched on Ancestry.
- Canada: FindMyPast now has links to images of the original 1911 census for Canada.
- USA: Naturalisation and passport records are among new USA records added to FindMyPast.
- Scotland: The Surnames of Scotland: Their Origin, Meaning and History by George F. Black is free online. Below the 'Viewability' sub-heading, click 'Full view'.
- Recommended reading: 'You can think that if you want, but it's wrong'.
(This post first appeared on http://updatesgenie.blogspot.com/2016/07/no43-genealogy-news-and-discounts.html.)
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