2011 Videos and Handouts
Fall Conference September 2011
The Fleet Registers PDF
Amended details from the Catalogue of The National Archives. RG7 General Register Office: Registers of Clandestine Marriages and of Baptisms in the Fleet Prison, King's Bench Prison, the Mint and the May Fair Chapel.
Archival and Preservation Product Suppliers PDF
List of Canadian and American suppliers.
Disaster Response PDF
Steps to salvage waterlogged or damp books and paper materials.
Preserving Family Archives PDF
12 steps to mitigating damage in books and paper
The London Gazette - Treasure Trove of Historical Information
The London Gazette PDF
Treasure Trove of Historical Information: The London Gazette was founded as the Oxford Gazette in the summer of 1665 as the then monarch, Charles II, was in residence in Oxford due to the plague in London. The first issue was Published by Authority on 16 November 1665. It comprised two main categories of news: foreign reports and those from English ports on shipping movements.
Ships, Masters & Mates: Sounding the depths of Merchant Marine Records PDF
In 1982, Barbara Tose read the obituary of her great-great-grandfather, Master Mariner William Tose, and the seafaring side of the family has held a special attraction for her ever since. Based on her experience of researching her grandfather, Barbara shares a list of the many types of records available for tracing British Merchant Marines ships, officers and crew.
Resting Peacefully in Essex--While I Became a Better Genealogist PDF
Long experience, a solid base of knowledge and the fostering of more advanced skill sets form the basis of advanced research. Sherry Irvine shares four aspects of advanced search: evidence orientation, thought processes, record selection and trailblazing.
How to Find Your Ancestors in the British Army 1760-1945 PDF
If your ancestors came from the British Isles, you have relatives who served in the British Army. This presentation explores the new genealogical resources for British Army records available on the Internet.
How to Find Your Ancestors in Quebec PDF
Explore the wealth of genealogical sources available for those with Catholic and non-Catholic ancestors who lived in Quebec.
A Social Media Primer for Family Historians PPT
If you feel overwhelmed by all the talk of social media, social networking or even Web 2.0, this handout provides you with an introduction to some of the most useful social networking tools available to you.
The Welsh Dairy Trade in London: A Victorian Phenomenon PDF
Starting in the mid-18th century pressures on agriculture had significant social impacts. One was the development and operation of Welsh dairies, a notable phenomenon of London and the Home Counties in the Victorian and Edwardian eras.
Searching Effectively on Ancestry.ca PDF
Explanation of how to search on Ancestry so that you can find information through historical documents and connect with members and other family trees. Putting your family tree on Ancestry is free! And you can invite your family members to view and contribute their stories and pictures.
Online Family Trees on Ancestry.ca
Putting your family tree on Ancestry is free! And you can invite your family members to view and contribute their stories and pictures.