Ulster Historical Foundation Workshop

Tracing your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors
A one-day conference on March 22, 2016
Hosted by the Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia (GANS)
Debert Hospitality Centre Debert. N.S.
In conjunction with the Ulster Historical Foundation (UHF), GANS is hosting a one-day conference on March 22, 2016 at the Debert Hospitality Centre in Debert, Nova Scotia. 
Registration: $50.00 for GANS members and $65.00 for non-members.
Registration includes two nutrition breaks and lunch. Conference schedule is as follows:
  • Registration and Welcome
  • Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research
  • Using the Registry of Deeds: Irish genealogy's best kept secret
  • Using land Records: Griffith's Valuation, Tithe and Estate records
  • Emigration from the north of Ireland to North America - strategies for researching emigrant ancestors
  • The Ulster Plantation and sources for finding 17th Century families in Ireland (not just Ulster)
  • Understanding Irish townlands: The imporance of place, identity ad administrative divisions in Irish research
  • Q&A period with UHR Presenters


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All lectures are open to the public and will be held unless otherwise noted in the lecture room of the GANS offices at 33 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.