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# Friday, February 26, 2010
Genealogy News Corral: February 22-26
Posted by Diane

Here are some of this week's genealogy news bits:
  • Ancestry.com is holding an Ultimate Family History Journey Sweepstakes to help launch “Who Do You Think You Are?” The grand prize is $20,000 in travel money (!), expert help with your genealogy research, and Ancestry.com subscriptions. Twenty first prize winenrs get a World Deluxe Subscription. Enter at Ancestry.com (scroll to the bottom of the home page and click on the sweepstakes promo) before April 30, 2010, at 11:59 pm ET.
  • British subscription and pay-per-view site Findmypast has launched a London Collection with baptism, marriage and burial records dating as far back as 1538. It also has London and West Kent Probate Indexes from 1750 to 1858, and names of participants in the Matchworkers' Strike of 1888. (Many of these records are also in Ancestry.com’s London Parish Records collection, launched last year.)

Ancestry.com | Jewish roots | UK and Irish roots | "Who Do You Think You Are?"
Friday, February 26, 2010 3:10:04 PM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)  #  Comments [2]
Saturday, February 27, 2010 6:38:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)
Do you have to pay the membership fee in order to enter the Ultimate Family History Journey Sweepstakes? Or already have an ancestry.com account?
Monday, March 01, 2010 7:54:20 AM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)
Hi, Mindy,
If you follow the link above, you'll see a "No Purchase Necessary" statement. You may need to sign up for a free account--I'm not sure about that one.
Diane
Diane
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