Friday 14th February
All talks are free to attend and places are available on a first-come-first-served basis
The organisers would like to thank Martin McDowell of the North of Ireland Family History Society for arranging the programme
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Saturday 15 February 2020
Family History at the Mitchell Library
Glasgow City Archives
Irene will explain how to conduct family history at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow (with an emphasis on the City Archives) and talk about records with an Irish focus, including poor law and other records.
How the North of Ireland Family History Society can help your research
North of Ireland Family History Society
Andrew Kane will detail the records held by the North of Ireland Family History Society and how these can be accessed. He will explain the benefits of membership and show how this can aid your research within the nine counties of Ulster.
Heritage Services in Libraries NI
Catherine will provide information on the nine Heritage locations within Libraries NI and an overview of the resources they provide.
Tracing the Irish in Scotland
Scotland’s Greatest Story
Chris will introduce what resources can be used to help find Irish settlers in Scotland.
Using online records to trace your family tree
Public Records Office of Northern Ireland
Stephen is Head of Public Services at PRONI. He will highlight how you can use PRONI’s online records to research your own family tree. This session will explore using the PRONI Map Viewer, Valuation Revision Books, Wills and the eCatalogue.
National Archives of Ireland
Brian will speak about census returns, with a particular emphasis on returns from the Ulster counties.