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Here’s our weekly news roundup from last week:
RootsMagic is offering several free
webinars to help you use your RootsMagic genealogy software. You can view the
available classes and register on RootsMagic.com.
Classes are limited to the first thousand people; a recordings will be available for
viewing after a class takes place.
Ancestry.com has made Family Tree Maker For Mac available for download from the new Mac
App Store for $99.99. Learn
more about the program at FamilyTreeMaker.com. The software also is available
A TV show in the works is looking for “families who reinvent traditional dishes to
reflect their unique cultural backgrounds and their love of American cuisine.” The
show also seeks family stories that revolve around food. See
the casting call and instructions for responding on the Geneabloggers blog.
The British genealogy subscription website Findmypast.co.uk has
published more than 9 million records from the Society
of Genealogists in London. They include Boyd’s Marriage Index (1538 to 1840),
Boyd’s London Burials (1538 to 1872), Faculty Office Marriage License Allegations
(1701 to 1850), Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills Index (1750 to 1800) and more.
You can search indexes and transcriptions with a FindMyPast subscription or pay-per-view
credits, then order copies of some original records from the Society of Genealogists.
More of the records will become available during 2011.