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British Isles Family History Society – U.S.A. (BIFHS–USA)

18th Annual British & Irish Family History Seminar

Saturday, July 15, 2006, 8:00am–4:00pm
Veterans Memorial Complex, Culver City, California

Rose Thistles Leek Shamrocks

Featuring John M. Kitzmiller II, AG, FSG, FRSAI, FSA

An author, lecturer, and researcher, John Kitzmiller is one of the premier genealogists in North America. The author of eight books, he has done advanced research in each of the countries he lectures about. He is also owner and operator of Kitzmiller Genealogical Services.

Credentials: AG – Accredited Genealogist, FSG – Fellow of the Society of Genealogists in England (one of eight North Americans to be so honored), FRSAI – Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, FSA – Fellow of Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Also a certified Heraldist in England and Canada, he is a past Research Consultant for Burke's Peerage and is mentioned in Filby's Who's Who in Genealogy & Heraldry (1990).

Seminar Schedule:

8:00am - 8:45am Registration and Book Sales
8:45am - 9:00am Introduction
9:00am - 10:00am What's New in British and Irish Research
10:00am -10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:30am Estate Records in Ireland: Their Value in Genealogical Research
11:30am 1:00pm Lunch ("High Tea" buffet) and Book Browsing
1:00pm - 2:00pm Learning to Use Scottish Land Records (Sasines, etc.) — with emphasis on records held at the L.A. Regional Family History Center
2:00pm - 2:30pm Break
2:30pm - 3:30pm English and Welsh Land Records and Title Deeds
3:30pm - 4:00 pm Questions and Book Sales

Book Sales: The Society offers a selection of unusual books to aid you in British and Irish research.


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