BCG offers Free Webinar on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 8 pm EST
An enormous variety of Irish manuscripts tell the stories of our ancestors. Parish registers, census returns, Griffith’s Valuation, and civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths provide a great beginning for Irish family history research. However, a careful search of record repositories in the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom reveals many more Irish archives of great worth. These include collections of estate papers, tenement and townland valuations, valuation revision books, tithe applotments, poor law registers, vestry minutes, ordinance survey maps, deeds and memorials, National School registers, militia lists, electoral rolls, Petty Sessions court registers, Irish Reproductive Loan Fund records, outrage papers, and much more. This presentation highlights the value of these Irish records and where they are found.
The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) in conjunction with Legacy Family Tree will present “Genealogical Treasures in Irish Archives” by David Ouimette, CG®, CGL℠, live and free to the public, at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, June 16, 2020. In order to accommodate those who might have schedule conflicts, the webinar may be accessed at no charge for one week after the broadcast on our partner website Legacy Family Tree Webinars (https://familytreewebinars.com/).David Ouimette, CG®, CGL℠, manages Content Strategy at FamilySearch, prioritizing records of genealogical value worldwide for digital preservation and online publication. David has researched in hundreds of archives in over sixty countries spanning all continents. A Trustee for the Board for Certification of Genealogists and former board member of the National Genealogical Society, he authored Finding Your Irish Ancestors: A Beginner’s Guide.
“We are pleased to present these high-quality educational webinars,” said President LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG®, CGL℠. “The Board for Certification of Genealogists promotes public confidence in genealogy by supporting uniform standards of competence. We strive to provide educational opportunities to family historians of all levels of experience.”
Register for “Genealogical Treasures in Irish Archives” by David Ouimette, CG®, CGL℠, before June 16, 2020. BCG receives a commission if you register by clicking our affiliate link: http://legacy.familytreewebinars.com/?aid=2619. To see and register for the full list of BCG-sponsored webinars for 2020, visit the BCG blog SpringBoard at: https://bcgcertification.org/bcg-2020-free-webinars/.
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