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BRITISH ISLES FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY – U.S.A.
proudly presents the

15th ANNUAL BRITISH ISLES  & IRISH GENEALOGICAL SEMINAR

 


CELEBRATE YOUR ANCESTORS

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Please join us aboard the fabulous QUEEN MARY in Long Beach, California
Thursday-Friday-Saturday 18-19-20 July 2002
 

Speakers

  • KYLE BETIT Irish Records
  • ELSE CHURCHILL English Genealogy
  • JAN GOW from New Zealand
  • Dr. IVAN C. JOHNSON Rural England 
  • LINDA JONAS Scots-Irish, Scottish Records
  • BARBARA RENICK Computers in British Research
  • Dr. I. D. E. THOMAS Chapels of Wales, Misconceptions of Wales
  • JUDITH ECCLES WIGHT Scottish & Irish Research

Workshops for Beginners

  • BEGINNING SCOTTISH by Judith Eccles Wight
  • BEGINNING IRISH by Nancy Lee Bier
  • BEGINNING COMPUTERS by Lis Schumacher
  • BEGINNING ENGLISH by Beth McCarty

Topics

    General

    • Newspapers for Family Historians (Else Churchill)
    • DNA: A Family History Search (Nancy Lee Bier)
    • I'm Stuck! Techniques for Localizing that Elusive Ancestor (Else Churchill)
    • Changes in Research Tools (Jan Gow)
    • Benefits of Preparing and Displaying Charts (Jan Gow)
    • Sources for 17th Century Research (Else Churchill)
    • Visiting the Society of Genealogists Library (Else Churchill)
    • Tracking the Footpints in New Zealand (Jan Gow)
    • Finding a Marriage (Else Churchill)
    • Occupational Approach to Research in the British Isles (Judith Eccles Wight)
    • Using Special and Local Libaries in the United Kingdom (Else Churchill)
    • Church Courts (Esle Churchill)

    Colonial Research

    • Who Were Your Colonial Ancestors? (Linda Jonas)
    • Finding the Origins of Your Colonial Ancestors (Linda Jonas)

    English Research

    • Beginning English Workshop (Beth McCarty)
    • Radial Searches in Rural England (Dr. Ivan C. Johnson)
    • Understanding Rural Society (Dr. Ivan C. Johnson)
    • Beginning Research in the City of London (Beth McCarty)
    • Tracing Women in England (Else Churchill)
    • Researching Church of England Records (Beth McCarty)
    Irish Research
    • Beginner's Irish Workshop (Nancy Lee Bier)
    • Tracing Irish Immigrant Origins: Sources and Strategies (Kyle Betit)
    • Irish Land Records (Judith Eccles Wight)
    • North American Church Records of irish Immigrants (Kyle Betit)
    • Irish Estate Records (Kyle Betit)
    • Irish Myths and Superstitions (Nancy Lee Bier)
    • Tracing Scots-Irish (Linda Jonas)
    • Scots-Irish in America (Linda Jonas)
    • Scots-Irish in Ireland: The Records and How to Access them in America (Linda Jonas)
    • Irish Society Records (Kyle Betit)
    • The Penal Laws in Ireland (Kyle Betit)
    • Irish and Irish Immigrant Resources a the Family History Library (Kyle Betit)
    • Researching Irish Catholic Priests, Nuns and Religious Brothers (Kyle Betit)
    • 18th Century Irish Research (Kyle Betit)

    Scottish Research

    • Beginner's Scottish Workshop (Judith Eccles Wight)
    • Scottish Estate Records (Judith Eccles Wight)
    • Scottish Probate Records (Linda Jonas)
    • Scottish New Poor Laws (Judith Eccles Wight)
    • Scottish Land Records: Sasines, Services of Heirs, and Registers of Deed (Linda Jonas)

    Welsh Research

    • The Chapels of Wales (Dr. I. D. E. Thomas)
    • Welsh Probate Records (Linda Jonas)
    • Misconceptions About Wales (Dr. I. D. E. Thomas)

    Computing

    • Beginning Computers Workshop (Lisa Schumacher)
    • Research Phase of Genealogy on the Internet (Barbara Renick)
    • Have Computer Will Travel (Barbara Renick)
    • Success with Manuscript Sources Online (Barbara Renick)

Author’s Night
Thursday, 18 July 2002

Meet well-known authors of novels, romances, histories and genealogical stories, family histories and more. Purchase their books and have them signed.  We will have a special lecture to close the evening.

Cost: $25.00

DAY TRIP
FOR PERSONAL RESEARCH AT THE LOS ANGELES FAMILY HISTORY CENTER.

COACH AND LUNCH
COST: $40.00 PER PERSON

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