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Biography updated 23 June 2006

Biography: Paul Milner
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Paul Milner is a professional genealogist, author and lecturer. He is a native of northern England and has specialized in British Isles genealogical research for 25 years.

He was raised in England and settled in the United States in 1975. Paul has been designing workshops and lecturing to a wide variety of audiences for over 30 years.

He is the co-author with Linda Jonas of A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your English Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage (2000), and A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage (2002) both published by Betterway Books

As a genealogist he speaks on a variety of topics relating to research in the British Isles and research methodology. Paul is currently a board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. He is the past-president of the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois (BIGWILL), and a past board member of the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the Genealogical Speakers Guild.

He is book review editor for the FGS FORUM and the BIGWILL newsletter, plus a member of several English Family History Societies.

Global Gazette Articles:

British Isles - England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales Immigration to North America from British Isles Methodology Speaking Skills Speaking Topics Include:
  • Finding Your Ancestors in England / Ireland / Scotland or Wales
  • Buried Treasures: What's in the English parish chest?
  • Are You Lost? Using Maps, Gazetteers and Directories
  • Finding Your Ancestor in the British Military
  • Navigating the English Probate System
  • Irish Emigrants to North America: Before, During and After the Famine
  • Scottish Emigration to North America: Before, During and After the Rebellions
  • English Civil Registration: Tips for use and Problem Solving
  • Making Sense of the Census
  • New Resources for British Isles Research
  • Myths about Immigration (Banquet or Luncheon presentation)
  • Do we really want to know about our Ancestors (Banquet or Luncheon presentation)
  • How to Build a Personal Genealogical Reference Library
  • A New Location: Steps for Quickly Getting Started
  • Overcoming the Deadend Doldrums

Paul Milner
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