Updating a website is a bit like painting the Forth Bridge…it’s never-ending! But we’re getting there, so when you visit our website, please keep checking for new additions to our site. There are Free Resources for anyone to use including some searchable parish records. Plus, members can log in for Members Only Content including our Forum. The searchable soldiers’ database is still ongoing and constantly being updated).
Happy hunting to you all and get in touch if you need any help!
Following last month’s news, the online petition reached the initial 10,000 to get a “government response”. But do please sign! If the magic 100,000 signatures is achieved, there has to be a debate!
There is a most helpful article about this proposal in the Really Useful Bulletin 41 . The Family History Federation does not support the proposal to destroy original wills. NNWFHS is making a formal response – it does not support the destruction of original documents.
Read the details: www.gov.uk/government/consultations/storage-and-retention-of-original-will-documents sign the petition: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/654081. Please ensure all researchers know and that they at least sign the petition.
The Ministry of Justice is proposing the destruction of original wills. Should there ever be a case for destruction of ORIGINAL documents? Digitisation enables online access but it does not preserve the documents. Why save those of the “famous”