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Irish Genealogy Workshop

There are many roadblocks to researching your Irish ancestors. Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the Ulster Historical Foundation will provide 5 lectures on strategies for breaking through these roadblocks and understanding the paper trail found in Ireland. This workshop will encompass resources found for the whole of Ireland.

Date: 3/7/2020

Time: 9 AM - 5 PM

Location: Memorial Library, Room 126 (728 State Street Madison, WI)

Registration deadline: 2/28/2020

Tickets must be added to your cart individually. To purchase more than one ticket, add the first ticket to your cart, then go back and add each additional ticket separately. Complete the check out process when you have the desired number of tickets in your cart. All ticket sales are final and non-refundable.
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The Wisconsin Historical Society is pleased to host the staff of the Ulster Historical Foundation for the third year!  There are many roadblocks to researching your Irish ancestors.  Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt will provide 5 lectures on strategies for breaking through these roadblocks and understanding the paper trail found in Ireland.  This workshop will encompass resources found for the whole of Ireland.  Here are the topics that will be presented.

1. Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish family history research: This will include an overview of the three Cs – church (BMDs), civil (BMDs) and census, and Griffith’s Valuation.

2. Understanding Irish townlands: the importance of place, identity and administrative divisions in Irish research.

3. Church administrative records for use in Irish genealogical research– vestry minute books, communicant rolls, etc.

4. Early nineteenth-century land records: Tithe applotment books, tithe defaulters, freeholders’ registers, etc.

5. Using the Registry of Deeds: an important source for the eighteenth century

The Wisconsin Historical Society is pleased to host the staff of the Ulster Historical Foundation for the third year!  There are many roadblocks to researching your Irish ancestors.  Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt will provide 5 lectures on strategies for breaking through these roadblocks and understanding the paper trail found in Ireland.  This workshop will encompass resources found for the whole of Ireland.  Here are the topics that will be presented.

1. Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish family history research: This will include an overview of the three Cs – church (BMDs), civil (BMDs) and census, and Griffith’s Valuation.

2. Understanding Irish townlands: the importance of place, identity and administrative divisions in Irish research.

3. Church administrative records for use in Irish genealogical research– vestry minute books, communicant rolls, etc.

4. Early nineteenth-century land records: Tithe applotment books, tithe defaulters, freeholders’ registers, etc.

5. Using the Registry of Deeds: an important source for the eighteenth century

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