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Pauleen Cass

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I think I will have to watch the next hangout after the event - a bit early here.
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Migration Project: Introducing Our Shared Endeavour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_kjSk5hqt4
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Oh good - glad it isn't something we've done!
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The Population of Ireland 1805-1853 and The Population of All Towns in Ireland according to the 1851 Census

This is a good site for Irish researchers. Hit pay dirt within a few minutes. I thought the population numbers might be of use to OPS members.
Extracts from M'Comb's Presbyterian Almanack for 1855. Image of Flyleaf The Population of Ireland 1805-1853 and The Population of All Towns in Ireland according to the 1851 Census. THE POPULATION OF IRELAND. A RETURN has been issued from the Census-office, in Dublin, showing the population of ...
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thanks so much +Kathleen Cooper 
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Society of One-Place Sudies 2015 Confernce & AGM 2014
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Thanks Bob .... I think you've gone 'Back to the Future' - only 2014! ;-)
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Julie Goucher

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A wonderful resource for local historians and a great find.
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... a lovingly crafted portrait of a lost world.
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Julie Goucher

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The British Council Film Collection have released online today the last few films that relate to the 1930's and 1940's Britain. Here is just one example http://film.britishcouncil.org/our-projects/2014/lowland-village-blog
It's dark. An air raid siren wails. A man in a heavy steel helmet walks amongst us. 'Put that light out!' he says. The audience laughs, the lights come back on, and the man in the Air Raid Warden's uniform takes up position behind a microphone at the front of the packed village hall.
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Tessa Keough

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Mark your calendars for Friday, May 30th - the Society's monthly hangout on air (HOA) is on a special day AND we have a special guest, Suzie Grogan. You can find the link to the Society HOA in the Upcoming Events section (the link is the title). Comments or questions for Suzie? Why not place them in the comments section of the Event. We will see you in two weeks right here in the Community! 
This month we check in with our 2014 Joint Project - *A Shared Endeavour: World War I*. We are going to focus on *_the impact of the war on our servicemen and communities_* and discuss how military records and other written accounts can help us gain a better understanding of the toll the war took on the physical, emotional, and financial well-being of everyone involved. Please come prepared to share what the service records for your servicemen r...
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I agree +Kathleen Cooper she was so interesting and I feel like we just skimmed the surface. Excellent job and kudos to +Alex Coles for setting up our guest - +Suzie Grogan was excellent and I am looking forward to the book in October.
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Julie Goucher

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Sounds interesting:- David Freke will give an illustrated talk on the results of the Kineton churchyard surveys undertaken by the Kineton and District Local History Group in 2010-12.

Entitled “Kineton Churchyard survey results” , it will be at Kineton Village Hall on Friday 25th April at 7.30, visitors are welcome (£2 at the door, includes refreshments). The talk will cover methodology, dating masons’ styles, changing fashions in dedications, links with the Parish Burial Register, the uses of data, and “memorialising” in the wider context.

The memorials and burial register data can be found on the Kineton Group’s website www.kinetonhistory.co.uk/churchyard-database/
This site may be of help if you want to discover whether an individual was buried in Kineton churchyard or a memorial can still be found there. With help from many people in the community, the Kineton and District Local History Group is undertaking a project to record the burials and memorials ...
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Julie Goucher

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The latest blog post from the +Society for One-Place Studies is now available at http://one-place-studies.org/blogging-30-days-z-april-challenge/ with details of the A-Z April Challenge.
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Tessa Keough

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Wondering how Google+ hangouts work (whether for this Community or perhaps you want to use for your one-place study co-researchers). This is a great updated resource by +martin shervington - check it out (either all at once or in bite size pieces). 
Google Hangouts will transform how you communicate with people around you. A mix of video and text, and fully integrated with Google+
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You are very welcome indeed +Janet Few. We all learn in different ways and at different speeds (and sometimes we have less time to get through new stuff). So this is a great way to learn at your own pace. I think hangouts and hangouts on air are a great method of bringing family historians/genealogists together from all over the world (and it is free!). 
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About this community

The Society for One-Place Studies (OPS) Community is for those of us who are engaged in one-place studies and for those of us who are interested in learning more about them or perhaps starting one. The OPS Community is an independent group made up, in part, of members of the Society for One-Place Studies. In September 2013 we formalized the Society and published our website. In October 2013 we added a Google+ Page and Community. We hope if you have an interest in location research (combining family history with local history) you will join our Community and enter into the conversation. Here at the Community we are able to host regular meetings, post questions, share tips, provide help, and interact in a timely and interactive basis. If you have recently joined us please read and follow our Guidelines. We plan to hold meetings on a regular basis via a Google+ Hangout on Air (HOA). Each meeting will feature a presentation related to a particular aspect of one-place studies followed by a question and answer session and general discussion. Our OPS Community is here for all of us, so let's all share our knowledge and gain from each other. Ask those questions, share those tips & suggestions, post resources, and let us know how you approach your one-place study. And please hangout with us and learn more about one-place studies while meeting with other one-place study researchers from all over the world. Welcome!
 
Photos for Your One-Place Studies

The site mentioned on the hangout yesterday by +Kim Baldacchino and I as a resource for photos is: geograph.org.uk.

There is also one for Ireland, which is geograph.ie

Then today I found yet another link: https://geolocation.ws/h/en/

I have a favorite photographer for my place in Northern Ireland and I found that while his photos are somewhat duplicated on the three sites, there are also different ones I had not seen on the third. 

Also, the third link has some other options I did not see on the first two. 

What is also nice is that they all supply you with copyright and reuse information, and will even apply an overlay to the photo before you download if you wish. 

These are NOT just for the UK and Ireland, by the way.

Have fun!
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Society of One-Place Sudies 2015 Confernce & AGM 2014
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Society for One-Place Studies. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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Society of One-Place Sudies 2015 Confernce & AGM 2014
Sat, October 25, 2014, 4:30 AM
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I for one had a really good day - speakers excellent, good mix of subjects, level right, nice people, good lunch, smooth organisation!
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Julie Goucher

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A fitting tribute to our people from our places
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A little earlier this week I submitted the name of my Grandfather' s first Cousin. I heard today that Private William James West's name will be called out on 16th September. He will also be listed on their blog - http://rollofhonour.tumblr.com/
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Julie Goucher

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Coming soon, another useful resource for those researching First World War ancestors
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This is a fabulous resource. In this article I delve a little deeper. A virtual wander through Clerkenwell and Little Italy.
 
Survey into Life and Labour in London (1886-1903) by Charles Booth
Charles Booth painted by George Frederic Watts 1901 Charles
Booth (1840- 1916) was an English social researcher.  Booth is most well-known for his huge piece of work where he
documented the working classes of London.   In 1886 Booth started visiting every s...
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Julie Goucher

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With our very own +Janet Few who spent the afternoon with HRH Princess Anne
Princess Anne has unveiled a plaque at Clovelly, marking the death of 21 men in a sea disaster there in 1838. As well as speaking to the descendants of those mariners, and local fishermen, she is also meeting the Shipwreck Mariners Society's supporters and volunteers.
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That is pretty impressive - well done +Janet Few 
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Julie Goucher

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Genchat, Places and One-Place Studies
Yesterday I and a few of my  +Society for One-Place Studies  colleagues took part in #genchat hosted by  +Jen Baldwin . What a great hour it was and so informative, with plenty of information and hints for experienced and newbies to the concept of a One-Pla...
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Julie Goucher

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Following on from last week's mapping event. Her are some great resources for this undertaking USA studies.
 
OH MY GOODNESS!! Has anyone opened any of the KML files in this collection? WOW! I was not expecting that level of awesomeness. 

I'm not sure what to do with it, but I'm very happy for the opportunity to learn.
NYPL has now scanned nearly all of its public domain New York City atlases (a collection of now more than 10,000 maps, the wonderfully graphical title page at left is from a recently scanned Sanborn atlas of Staten Island) and built a web tool (blog post announcement) where users both inside and outside the Library can virtually stretch old maps onto a digital model of the world à la Google Maps or OpenStreetMap, thus creating a new copy that is ...
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