Monday, 27 August 2012

Irish Family History Workshop in Toronto, 17 Nov

Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society and the Canadiana Department of the North York Central Library will be hosting an Irish Family History Workship on Saturday 17 November.

The preliminary schedule is as follows:

Registration and coffee

10:00–11:15am (Plenary): Welcome, Introduction, and Session A.
Session A:
Advances in Irish Research (developments over the last 5 years), with Kyle J. Betit.

Concurrent Sessions B&C
Session B
Understanding Religion and Politics in Ireland, with David R. Elliott.
Session C
Irish Research at Toronto Repositories – Part I, with James F.S. Thomson.

Session D

Around the Brick Wall: Tracing Back through Collateral Lines, with Linda Reid.

Concurrent Sessions E&F
Session E
Irish Church Records; Catholic and Protestant, with Kyle J. Betit.
Session F
Irish Research at Toronto Repositories – Part II, with James F.S. Thomson.

2:30-3:30 Concurrent Sessions G&H
Session G
Making the Most of Irish Sources Online, with Marian Press.
Session H
Irish Estate Records, with Kyle J. Betit.

Concurrent Sessions I&J
Session I
A Practical Tour of various Irish Archives and Record Repositories, with David R. Elliott.
Session J
Irish Sources you may never have considered, with Kyle J. Betit.

For bookings made by Friday October 26: $40 OGS members, $55 non-members.
Later bookings, space permitting: $50 Members, $65 non-members.

North York Central Library Auditorium
5120 Yonge Street, Toronto
(North York Centre subway station)

More details.