According to Maija Palmer of the Financial Times, half a million genealogists visited Ancestry.co.uk after they placed the 1841 census. Apparently this was the first “comprehensive” census in the UK, which led to this rush.
In yet another acquisition, MyFamily.com, Inc., has acquired another company to help expand their services. They’ve acquired Encounter Technologies, which came out of the Georgia Institute of Technology Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC).
The Durham Region News has an article by Jeff Hayward,
Choose ‘yes’ on Census, urges group , that is pushing Canadians to check off ‘Yes’ on releasing their census information in 92 years.
The Genealogue celebrated its 1000th post monday with a listing of many of the genealogy blogs/sites that Chris reads. You should check it out – most, if not all, of the sites he mentioned deserve a place in your bookmarks (I’m not saying that just because RG is mentioned either!).
MacPAF is (I think) nearing a public release. MacPAF if modeled after Personal Ancestral File (PAF) for Mac, and for those who are waiting to upgrade their genealogy software and who are looking for a replacement for PAF for Mac, this might just be the application you are looking for. While there are more mature Mac genealogy applications (and the list has grown to a dozen or so active Mac applications, which really surprised me), and that have more features, MacPAF is more geared towards those used to PAF for Mac.