Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Legacy Webinar: British and Irish research: the differences

Brian Donovan, nominated as a Rockstar Genealogist from Ireland and head of Irish Collections at Findmypast, presents the next in the series of Legacy Family Tree webinars on Wednesday at 2 pn EST.

British and Irish research: the differences

Ireland was England’s oldest colony, so many assume the records will be the same. They are not precisely because the two country’s histories and their relationship to each other were different. We all know about the terrible loss of Irish records, but there are great treasure troves of surviving records which don’t exist in England - records about war, rebellion, security and land control. So while there are great obstacles (record loss, language, differing histories), there is a great wealth of resources rarely accessed by genealogists. This talk will examine these differences in records and research techniques between Britain and Ireland, why Irish records were created, or destroyed, and how they can be used to unlock your past.

Check it out and register at https://familytreewebinars.com/

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