Researching Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors (Valpo)

All Day
Combined Meeting Room - Valpo Library

Event Details

Join experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation 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. Time of the event is 9 am to 4 pm.

Topics covered will include: • Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research • Records Related to the Different Churches in Ireland • Census substitutes and other important sources for the 18th and 19th centuries • Using land records: Griffith’s Valuation, Tithe and Estate records • Using printed sources for Irish family history • Q&A and solving brick walls

Event Type(s): Genealogy

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