Irish Genealogy

Irish Genealogy
Irish Genealogy
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Date: Tuesday, March 12

Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM

LocationMemorial Library Room 126

Fee:  $40

Discounts: 10% discount for members of WHS or the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society.

Discount Codes:
Wisconsin Historical Society Members: Use your member number.
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society members: Use code WSGS19

Lori Bessler 608-264-6519 or lori.bessler@wisconsinhistory.org

Lecturers:  Fintan Mullen and Gillian Hunt of the Ulster County Historical Foundation.  Founded in 1956, the Ulster Historical Foundation is a long-established, highly reputable research and publishing agency. It offers its extensive knowledge to help people discover their Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors, developing into one of the principal genealogical research agencies in Ireland. 

This workshop always sells out.  Be sure to register early!


  • Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish family history research
  • Using printed sources for Irish family history: newspapers, street directories, Ordnance Survey Memoirs and the British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland
  • Using Irish landed estate records to find eighteenth- and nineteenth-century ancestors
  • Irish wills and testamentary records: an underused source for researching Irish families
  • The Irish Poor Law and local government records: Board of Guardians, workhouse registers and Grand Jury records


  • Box 1 : Ham, Swiss, Dijon Ailoi, Spring Mix, Rye Bread
  • Box 2: Smoked Turkey, White cheddar, Bacon, Tomato Aioli, Multigrain Bread
  • Box 3: Butternut Squash Spread, Grilled Vegetables, Greens, Spinach Tortilla-vegan

*Gluten free bread is an option as well.  Just let us know.

Each box lunch has the following:

All of these come with a mixed salad/balsamic dressing (packaged separately), a chocolate truffle, kettle chips and soda/water.  The drinks will be a mixture of some sodas and water.  Attendees are welcome to bring their own beverage.

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