02 December 2020

Scottish Indexes Conference VII - 6 December 2020

Here are the presentations on Sunday 6 December 2020:

  • ‘The Highlands: Jacobites, Clearances and Emigration’, by Lorna Steele, Community Engagement Officer at the Highland Archive Centre.
  • 'Understanding Scottish Inheritance Records' by Chris Paton, genealogist at www.scotlandsgreateststory.co.uk and author of ‘Tracing Your Scottish Ancestry through Church and State Records’, available here.
  • 'Researching Scottish Ancestors from a Distance', by B.J. Jamieson, genealogy reference specialist at Maine State Library.
  • 'Using FindMyPast to go Beyond Basic Birth, Marriage & Death Records', by Myko Clelland, genealogist at FindMyPast.
  • ‘Your Burning DNA Questions’, by Michelle Leonard of Genes & Genealogy, co-author of ‘Tracing Your Ancestors Using DNA: A Guide for Family Historians’, available here.
  • 'Borders Family History Society', an interview with Elma Fleming, chair of Borders Family Society.
  • 'Orkney Family History Society', by Jackie Harrison of Orkney Family Society.
  • ‘Using Kirk Session Records’ by Emma Maxwell, Genealogist at Scottish Indexes.
  • Genealogy Q&A, hosted by Graham and Emma Maxwell
  • To accommodate people around the globe the programme will begin at 7 am BST and end at around 11:00 pm GMT. There will be time to ask a panel of genealogists questions throughout the day and two Question and Answer sessions.

    Find the schedule with times in ET, as well as information on how to donate to make it sustainable at https://www.scottishindexes.com/2020prog7EST.pdf

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