International Society for British Genealogy and Family History Announces Winter Webinar Series

The International Society for British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH) is pleased to announce their Winter Webinar Series.

The presenters are all experts in their respective topics and will assist those researching British Isles ancestors to move forward in their research.

All webinars take place at 1pm ET

  • 1 October 2016: In Search of Your Irish Ancestors with Michael Brophy
    The webinar begins with the central event in the history of Irish genealogy — the destruction of the Public Records Office in Dublin on 30 June 1922. As a result, the unique challenges and realistic expectations for Irish ancestral research will be discussed. Vital records, immigration documentation, and unique resources will be presented.
  • 12 November 2016: DNA Testing for Genealogy with Dr Maurice Gleeson
    In this webinar Dr. Gleeson discusses the different tests available for genealogy and will help us to understand what information we can hope to get from each one. Dr. Gleeson will also discuss some of the different projects available through FamilyTreeDNA.
  • 10 December 2016: Researching Your Scots-Irish Ancestors
    This webinar will assist you in researching your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors with roots in the province of Ulster and help you discover how to find various records, historical documents, and links to your family history.
  • January 14 2017: Genealogy Gems in the National Archives with Nick Barratt
    The National Archives in London is a genealogist's treasure trove. Nick Barratt will share with us the gems that can be found among the collections of the National Archives
  • February 4 2017: They Came From Scotland: Finding Your Scots Immigrant Ancestor with Christine Woodcock
    In this webinar, Christine Woodcock will look at the historical events that led to Scots leaving their homeland for the new world. She will share online and offline resources to assist you with researching your Scottish Immigrant Ancestor
  • Saturday March 4 2017: Finding Your American Ancestors Using Canadian Records with Kathryn Lake Hogan
    Although your ancestor may have ultimately settled in the United States, it was not uncommon for them to have spent time in Canada, especially after the Revolutionary War. In this webinar, Canadian research specialist Kathryn Lake Hogan will show you how you might be successful finding your American Ancestors Using the Canadian records.
  • April 8 2017: Researching Your Welsh Ancestors with Darris Williams
    Researching Welsh ancestry can be a daunting task. With the right understanding of Welsh ancestry, this can be much easier. In this webinar, Darris Williams will assist you in finding your Welsh ancestors. He will discuss what records are available online and what records are not.

The webinars are open to everyone. To register: