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Irish Genealogy Workshop

Ulster Historical Foundation

2018-10-13 09:00:00 2018-10-13 16:30:00 America/Chicago Irish Genealogy Workshop Back by popular demand! In partnership with Plainfield Public Library, we are hosting a full day Irish Genealogy Workshop with the Ulster Historical Foundation. Fountaindale Public Library

Saturday, October 13
9:00am - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-10-13 09:00:00 2018-10-13 16:30:00 America/Chicago Irish Genealogy Workshop Back by popular demand! In partnership with Plainfield Public Library, we are hosting a full day Irish Genealogy Workshop with the Ulster Historical Foundation. Fountaindale Public Library

Fountaindale Public Library

Meeting Room A

Back by popular demand! In partnership with Plainfield Public Library, we are hosting a full day Irish Genealogy Workshop with the Ulster Historical Foundation.

Back by popular demand! In partnership with Plainfield Public Library, we are hosting a full day Irish Genealogy Workshop with the Ulster Historical Foundation. This multi-session day will help you break down the walls in your Irish genealogy research. Can’t attend in person? Watch our live streaming webinar from the comfort of your home. Visit our Genealogy blog for all the webinar information.

Enjoy light snacks, handouts, door prizes and the opportunity to purchase Ulster Historical Society books. Please bring a seat cushion and a brown bag lunch. You may also pre-order lunch from Brooks Cafe by calling 630.685.4295.

This program is free; however, attendance is limited to 60 in our main meeting room, and 25 in our overflow webinar room. Due to the popularity of this event, walk-in registration may not be available. Registration opens August 13.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MORNING SESSION

  • 9:30–10:30 a.m.: Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Research
  • 10:30–11:30 a.m.: Understanding Irish Townlands: the Importance of Place, Identity and Administrative Divisions
  • 11:30 a.m.–noon: MORNING BREAK
  • Noon–1 p.m.: Church Records for Use in Genealogical Research Including Lesser Known Administrative Records (Vestry Minute books, Communicant Rolls, etc...)
  • 1–1:30 p.m.: LUNCH BREAK

AFTERNOON SESSION

  • 1:30–2:30 p.m.: Using Printed Sources for Irish Family History: Newspapers, Street Directories, Ordnance Survey Memoirs and British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland
  • 2:30–3:30 p.m.: Using Landed Estate Records: Tracing Families in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century
  • 3:30–4 p.m.: AFTERNOON BREAK
  • 4–4:30 p.m.: Law and Order Records in Ireland
  • 4:30–5 p.m.: Question and Answer Session (includes online database lookups)

TAGS: | Genealogy/History/Culture |

AGE GROUPS: | Adults |

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