DGS - Leaping the Pond: Online Research in Great Britain

  • Sat, October 22, 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Hybrid

Dallas Genealogical Society Presents

Leaping the Pond: Online Research in Great Britain

Paul Milner, a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research.

  • Are you Lost? Using Maps, Gazetteers and Directories for British Research – Brief Summary: Learn what maps, gazetteers and directories are available for researching your ancestors in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales). Learn from examples how to make good use of these tools to find where your ancestors are, what they did, when, where, and why they may have moved.

  • Effective Use of England’s National Archives Website – Brief Summary: Learn how to effectively use the research tools, indexes and catalogs on this large website to find your ancestors and to put them into their correct historical context.

  • Effective Use of GENUKI: England’s Largest Free Genealogy website – Brief Summary: Learn how to effectively use the largest free website for British Isles research. Understand how the site is organized and to find it’s many resources tools on the site. Plus see how to find its gems for specific local research.

  • Using FindMyPast for British Isles Research – Brief Summary: FindMyPast is the premiere commercial genealogical website for British Isles research. Learn what is on the site, and the navigational options to find what you need. Identify the free instructional materials that are available to you, with case studies. Learn what is unique here, and what may be found on other sites.

Note that this will be in-person and virtual!


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