Graves in 19,000 English churchyards to be mapped online | Anglicanism | The Guardian

“Graves in 19,000 churchyards in England are to be digitally mapped in a seven-year project that will be a boon to people researching family history.

The Church of England is to launch a free website next year that will eventually list every grave memorial in every churchyard in the country.

 

The ancient church of St Bega on the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake in Cumbria is the first churchyard to be scanned by surveyors using sophisticated laser equipment….”

New York Land Records Indexing Project | New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

“FamilySearch has digitized millions of original pages from counties across the state of New York.

The majority of these records include deeds and mortgages from various county offices covering a wide range of dates, none of which have been digitally indexed before.

This crowd-sourced project will enable anyone with an interest in preserving the records of New York to take part in the largest volunteer effort to index New York’s state records to date….”