Friday, November 30, 2012

177. Ulster Guys Coming In March!

      As a descendant of numerous Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors, I'm really looking forward to the Ulster Guys seminar right here in Indy on March 23. Registration details should appear in early January, so mark your calendar. I will definitely see you there!

The Genealogical Society and   The Indiana
of Marion County                        Historical Society,


The Ulster Guys !!!

Irish and Scots-Irish
Family Research Seminar

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
450 West Ohio St. Indianapolis

Fintan Mullan has been Executive Director of Ulster Historical Foundation since 2001. He is a non-executive director of the Irish Family History Foundation; a board member of the Northern Ireland Publications Resource (NIPR), a member of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Readers Forum, and a former non-executive director of the International Society for British Genealogy & Family History. He has spoken widely in the USA, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Brian Trainor is retired as Research Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation. He has been with the Institute of Historical Research in London and lectured for several years at Queen's University, Belfast, before becoming an archivist in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. He was Director of the Public Record Office from 1970 to 1987 when he became Director and then Research Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation. He holds an Honorary Doctorate of Law from the National University of Ireland.

Researching your irish and scots-irish ancestors

Ø  Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research: Includes background to Ulster Historical Foundation, advice before beginning your research, the destruction of records in 1922, the importance of place and administrative divisions in Ireland, and an illustrated overview of the major Irish sources highlighting how such collections can be accessed in Ireland and North America.
Ø  Emigration from Ireland to America and the Sources for Its Study
Ø  Records Relating to the Different Churches in Ireland
Ø  Understanding Irish Townlands: The importance of place, identity, and administrative divisions
Ø  Researching the Farming Community in 18th & 19th Century Ireland
Ø  Irish and Scots-Irish Research: ‘Not Always at the Bottom of the Pile’

Registration details will be released soon!

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