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New Email News from S&N Genealogy Supplies

If you'd like to keep updated on the latest family history developments and special offers, it's worth taking a look at the latest email newsletter from S&N Genealogy Supplies. With details on the latest record releases from TheGenealogist.co.uk  including over 1.3 million records of wounded soldiers from the First World War and a new collection of Distinguished Conduct Medals  now online and the latest downloads from Surrey parishes available from S&N, there is something for every family historian. There is also a special offer on binders and sleeves if you're looking to get all your valuable documents in order and a competition to enter to win some great prizes in this free e-newsletter. It's all available at S&N Genealogy Supplies Email News.    
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Latest newsletter now available from S&N

The latest e-newsletter is now available to view  from S&N Genealogy Supplies. To commemorate Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday , there are a number of articles devoted to the military service of our ancestors. There are details on the First World War images available in the 'Image Archive' database on TheGenealogist that really illustrate what life was like on the front line. There's also an interesting article on two brave British junior officers who paid the ultimate price doing their duty. Included in this e-newsletter is the offer of a free chart available with 'springback binder' orders and details of Family Tree Maker 2014 now in stock.  There's more at: http://www.genealogysupplies.com/email_news.htm

World War One image

World War One images available from The 'Image Archive' on TheGenealogist

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New delegates needed for The National Archives

The National Archives are currently seeking four new delegates for their 'User Advisory Group' . The User Advisory Group was set up in early 2011 to give users of The National Archives the opportunity to have a say in the planning and decision-making processes. Meetings are held at The National Archives in Kew, four times a year, and delegates are expected to make every effort to attend. In addition, prospective delegates are asked to commit to a minimum term of one year's service. They are after delegates representing different sections of the research user community, so if you use the services at Kew, you may wish to get involved and have your say. For more information go to the National Archives website at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/news/881.htm
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The National Archives to launch new look website

There's a new beta version available to view on The National Archives website of their 'new look' forthcoming website, available from the end of September. In the word of the TNA -  "the new design will improve the experience of users on modern devices including smartphones and tablets. It will also include a new expanded menu, enabling quicker access into content, and be presented in simpler and clearer page layout." Take a look at http://beta.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ and see what you think.
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Latest Newsletter now available from S&N

The latest Email News from S&N and TheGenealogist is now available to view. Containing details of over one million ‘Apprenticeship Records’, 26,500 new Parish Record Transcripts and new Directories to view, there's a large number of new records released this month to read about! There's a feature on ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ for those that may have missed some of the episodes in the excellent series so far and news on the major new family history event ‘Echoes of The Past’ which S&N and TheGenealogist are now sponsoring. It's all at http://www.genealogysupplies.com/email_news.htm

Apprenticeship Records

New Apprenticeship records launched on TheGenealogist

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Latest email newsletter available from S&N Genealogy

It's good to keep up to date with latest family history developments and here at Family History Social we find the fortnightly Email News from S&N a good, informative read. The latest email features special special offers, new record releases enabling you to trace your railway ancestors, Jewish ancestry and also major parish records additions. There’s also details on the forthcoming new series of Who Do You Think You Are? and the new comedy programme ‘Family Tree’. It’s all available at http://www.genealogysupplies.com/email_news.htm

Train workers

New railway worker records

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