Ancestry Canada Free Access November 1-11 Military Records; Newspaper.com November 6-11 #announcements #canada #records


Jan Meisels Allen
 

 

 

To commemorate Remembrance Day, Ancestry Canada is offering free access to its global military collections November 1-11 at 11:59 PM ET.  Registration is required-no credit card information but your name and email address. If you try to access the collections after the free access period ends you will only be able to view the records in the featured collections using a paid Ancestry.ca membership. Go to: https://www.ancestry.ca/cs/remembranceday

To see the list of records available for this collection see: https://www.ancestry.ca/search/categories/39/

 

Newspapers.com will be free from November 6 to November 11 11:59 PM EST. If you try to access the collections before or after the free access period ends you will only be able to view the records in the featured collections using a paid Ancestry.ca membership.  There is no information available yet about what the free access on Newspapers.com will entail. More details about the access will likely be made on November 6.

 

Fold3.com is also offering free access on their Canadian collection which can be accessed at:

https://www.fold3.com/browse If you sign in and register – no credit card information just name and email address you can access the records as well as browse.

 

Ancestry.ca is also offering a free webinar Beyond the Headlines: Finding Your Family's WWII Story with Newspapers.com on Friday November 6 at 6:00PM EST with Anne Gillespie Mitchell.

 

There is also a video series on Finding Heroes which may be watched at:

https://www.ancestry.com/cs/military/finding-heroes-episodes

 

For an untold moment of WWll Battle of St Lawrence go to:

https://blogs.ancestry.ca/ancestry/2020/10/29/untold-moments-of-wwii-battle-of-st-lawrence

 

I have no affiliation with Ancestry and am posting this solely for the readers’ information.

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

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