Irish & Scots-Irish Research Workshop

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Want to discover your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors? Many people believe that researching Irish ancestors is impossible because of the destruction of the Public Record Office in 1922. While many records were destroyed, others survived and large collections have come online in recent years.

Join Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Foundation during their forthcoming Australia & New Zealand lecture tour to learn how to get the most out of Irish resources and records, gain strategies for breaking down brick walls, and grasp important historical context that may help fill in gaps in your research.

Whether you are just beginning your Irish research or have been at it for years, you won't want to miss these workshops.

Registration from 8.00am 8.30 – 9.30am Understanding Irish Townlands I hr 9.30 -10.00am

MORNING TEA 10.00am – 11.00am The different religious denominations in Ireland and how their histories affect the available records 1 hr 11.00am – 11.45am Using the Registry of Deeds 45 min 11.45am – 12.30pm Early 19th century land records 45 min 12.30pm – 1.15pm LUNCH 1.15pm – 2.00pm Irish education and school records 45min 2.00pm- 2.30pm The Irish Poor Law and local government records 30 min 2.30pm – 3.00pm Using Irish wills and testament records 30 min 3.00pm

AFTERNOON TEA Morning and afternoon tea are provided. Lunch is available for purchase - vegan and gluten free options are available.

Cost is $40 per person - - payment in advance is advisable due to the number of people attending. Bookings are essential - email to genealogysc@gmail.com Phone 07 5441 4266 EFTPOS available for payment on the day.


Irish & Scots-Irish Research Workshop
10:00am - 3:00pm
27 May 2017
Genealogy Sunshine Coast Resource Centre, Petrie Park Road, Nambour
$40 per person.

Genealogy Sunshine Coast :
Petrie Park Road, Nambour
07 5441 4266
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