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BOOK - Researching Your Irish Ancestors at Home and Abroad
By Dr. David R. Elliott
Published by Dundurn, Toronto, 2012
This book will help all those, no matter where they live, who are searching for ancestors in Ireland. Dr. Elliott gives clues to finding your ancestral county, then the parish and townland within the county. He explains how Irish archival centres work and describes how you can flesh out your ancestors’ lives and what you might find in cemeteries. Also covers how to prepare for a research trip to Ireland, and provides links to many useful web sites. David R. Elliott, a retired history professor, has taken eight research trips to Ireland on behalf of his clients and has worked in most archival repositories in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
ISBN 978-1-45970-397-1 (softcover)
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BOOKS - Irish Genealogy Series, Cemetery, Parish & Poor Law Union Records
By Dr. David R. Elliott, KinFolk Finders
Published by Kinfolk Finders, Parkhill, 2006-present
Dr. David R. Elliott travels to Ireland each summer to transcribe Irish records and to persue family history research for his many clients.
To date, the bulk of his transcription work is in County Fermanagh though his books contain many references to persons in County Cavan and County Tyrone. All of the books in Elliott's Irish Genealogy Series are published in 8.5 X 11" format, Cerlox bound with heavily laminated front and back covers. The high quality paper in these books ensure excellent print quality and exceptional colour photos.
Click here for a complete list and description of the books in Elliott's Irish Genealogy Series, Cemetery, Parish & Poor Law Union Records
BOOK - Canadian Battlefields 1915–1918, A Visitor's Guide
By Terry Copp, Matt Symes, and Nick Lachance
Published by Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, 2011
This guide to the Canadian battlefields in France and Belgium offers a brief critical history of the war and of Canada’s contribution, drawing attention to the best recent books on the subject. It focuses on the Ypres Salient, Passchendaele, Vimy, and the “Hundred Day”s battles and considers lesser-known battlefields as well. Battle maps, contemporary maps, photographs, war art, and tourist information enhance the reader experience. Most photos and illustrations are printed in colour. Heavily illustrated in colour.
ISBN 978-1-45970-397-1 (softcover)
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Indexing Irish Cemeteries
By Dr. David R. Elliott
When I first went to Ireland in 2004 search of my ancestors and for my clients' ancestors I found that there were few indexes for the cemeteries. I found that some of them listed the names of the people alphabetically, without any context, maps and with.... Read on >>
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- 9-12 May, 2012
National Genealogical Society (NGS) 2012 Family History Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio
Brochure: Conference Flyer (PDF)
- May 10-13, 2012
O'Shaughnessy Society Rally, Gort, Ireland
Where: Gort, Galway, Ireland
Contact: Ann (O'Shaughnessy) Staines email@example.com
- May 11, 2012 7 P.M.
Meeting - Kent Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, Chatham, ON
Program: RESEARCHING THE ARCHIVES OF ONTARIO FROM A DISTANCE. Mr. Stewart Bowen from the Archives of Ontario will be our guest speaker.
Where the WISH Centre, 177 King St. E., Chatham
More information: www.ogs.on.ca/kent/
- Saturday, May 12, 2012 10:30 a.m.
Quebec Family History Society Public Lecture Series, Beaconsfield, QC
Program: The War of 1812 (Free Lecture). Presented by Anne Renaud. Anne Renaud is the author of numerous historical books. Her topic is "Into the Mist," the story of the tragic sinking of the Empress of Ireland in the St. Lawrence River in 1914 with the loss of over 1,000 lives.
Location Briarwood Presbyterian Church Hall, 70 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield, QC, H9W 3Z3
More info: QFHS web site
- May 12, 2012, 9:00 a.m.
British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO), Ottawa, ON.
Program: 9:00 a.m. "DIGITAL IMAGES FOR YOUR FAMILY TREE - Part 2 of 2" by Brian Glenn, BIFHSGO Director of Research & Projects. 9:30 a.m. 'Browse Discovery Tables and online links for the United Kingdom and Ireland; meet experienced researchers; enjoy some coffee, tea and cookies." 10:00 a.m. "ROOTS: A GENEALOGICAL SNAPSHOT OF A SANDY HILL CONGREGATION." When the church of St. Alban was built in 1867 in the emerging neighbourhood of Sandy Hill, it attracted a congregation that included many of the movers and shakers of a very young Ottawa such as Sir John A. MacDonald. The speakers will look at the origins of a new neighbourhood to show how a typical Canadian community was constructed out of largely British building blocks in Confederation-era Canada. Presented by Dr. Glenn J Lockwood, professional historian, author and current Archivist of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa, and Janet Uren, professional writer specializing in historical subjects, author, and current member of the IODE Laurentian Chapter's committee organizing the Sandy Hill Historical House Tour, June 8-9, 2012. Everyone welcome. Free admission. Free parking on lots east of the building.
Where: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, ON
- May 16, 2012
Perth Historical Society's May meeting
Topic: will mark the War of 1812 anniversary, with a presentation on the Upper St. Lawrence frontier, by military historian John R. Grodzinski, professor
Where: Royal Military College, Kingston; Perth Museum, 11 Gore St., Town of Perth, 7:30pm.
- Saturday, May 19, 2012, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society (ECCGS), Valley View, Ohio (Cleveland)
Program: All-Day Seminar with acclaimed genealogist Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak. discounts for early registration.
Where: Harry E. Eastridge Professional Development Center
Contacts: email or contact Stacie at (216) 379-0749 (evenings or weekends)
- Saturday, May 19 2012 10am
Meeting - Kingston Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, Kingston, Ontario
Program: Dr. Agnes Glenn will speak on researching and publishing her book, "Who We Are: A Chambers Family". Visitors welcome.
Where: Wilson Room of Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 130 Johnson St.
- May 19, 2012, 8:30-3:30 CDT
Spring Seminar - British Interest Group of Wisconsin & Illinois (BIGWILL), Richmond, Illinois
Program: Full-day seminar, "Courting Your English Ancestors," featuring Michael John Neill. Topics will be "Thomas and Elizabeth Frame - 19th Century English Immigrants to Chicago," "Court Records Besides Probate," "The American Naturalization Process Before 1920," and "Problem-Solving Approaches and Techniques." Preregistration before 10 May requested.
Where: Richmond-Burton Community High School, Richmond, Illinois
- Saturday May 19, 2012 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting - Quinte Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, Trenton, Ontario
Topics: King's College in Land Records & Railways and Genealogy presented by Ruth M. Burkholder, RMB Genealogical Services. King's College: Many people searching land records find that the first person named on the land abstract was Kings College. Railways and Genealogy: Come and hear how these two topics can be linked.
Venue: Quinte West City Hall Library, 7 Creswell Drive, Trenton, Ontario
- Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 - 1930h (7:30pm)
Ukrainian Genealogy Group, National Capital Region Monthly Meeting, Ottawa, ON
Topic: Carpatho-Rusyns by Fr. Maxym Lysack
Where: St John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine Hall, 952 Green Valley Crescent, off Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, CANADA
- Saturday May 26, 2012
Home Child Event - Haliburton Highlands Genealogy Group, Minden, ON
Program: Displays, presentations and more! BHC descendants will share their stories & photos. Sandra Joyce "The Street Arab", Gloria Phillips "A Pilgrim Passing Through", Ed Janzen "The British Home Child Anthology 2012", Ivy Sucee of Hazelbrae-Barnardo Home Memorial Group shares her tips on researching your Home Child connections. See the 2010 Year of BHC Canada Memorial Quilt.
Where: Minden Community Centre, 55 Parkside Avenue, Minden, Ont. K0M 2K0
Details: 705-286-3588 evenings or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Monday 28 May 2012: 7:30 p.m.
Meeting - Toronto Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society - Toronto, ON
Topic: Legal Research for Family Historians. Additional short presentation by Guylaine Petrin: The Importance of the Mother's Maiden Name.
Speaker: Gwyneth Pearce
Where: Burgundy Room, North York Memorial Community Hall, 5110 Yonge Street, Toronto
- Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Kingston Branch, United Empire Loyalist Association annual dinner meeting
Where: Donald Gordon Centre, 421 Union Street, Kingston. Time: 5:30 for 6:00 pm dinner.
Speaker: Hon. Peter Milliken, U.E., former Speaker of the Parliament of Canada. Friends and visitors are welcome to join us for this delicious and interesting evening. Price $33.50. Tickets may be obtained from Carol Davy, 613-546-2256.
- June 1-3, 2012
Borders and Bridges: 1812 to 2012, Ontario Genealogical Society Annual Conference, Kingston, ON
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