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From: Katherine Flynn <>
Subject: Re: [APG] National Archives in England
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 09:22:46 -0800 (PST)
I have found this website to be an absolute treasure
trove of information and original document scans. It
is unbelievable what they have achieved. They also
are coordinating cross-searching with all public
repositories in the UK so one can easily find that
there is document lying in the musty archives of some
small town in Yorkshire or such. I have made several
breakthroughs on this site that just five years ago
would have required a trip to London - a luxury out of
The past two years have brought enormous improvements.
I also love their tongue-in-cheek titles for sections
like their new "Who do you think you are?" for family
researchers which ties into a BBC programme.
The whole site is a delight. And is always fresh with
new juicy gems.
Thank you Joy for letting us know.
--- Joy Rich <> wrote:
> This announcement from the National Archives branch
> in Manhattan, New York, may be of interest to those
> of you
> in the New York City area who do English research.
> The National Archives, 201 Varick Street, will be
> hosting Monica Halpin from The National Archives of
> for a genealogical information session on "Using the
> Online Resources of the National Archives in England
> Research Your Family Tree, Plus Other Useful Sites
> for England."
> The program will include an online demonstration of
> various sites and search tips for the UK website
> www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a and other UK online
> Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2006
> Time: 11:00 a.m.-noon
> National Archives
> 201 Varick Street, 12th Floor
> New York, NY 10014
> Directions to NARA are online at:
> Registration is required. Register by January 31st
> by e-mail at or by calling
> U.S. toll-free number (866) 840-1752.
> Joy Rich
> Brooklyn, NY
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