Exploring Family History - A beginners guide. A ZOOM meeting

Exploring Family History - A beginners guide. A ZOOM meeting

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On Sale 8 Sep 2022 at 00:00

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A talk that has a distinct Lancashire theme and uses information from the Lancashire Archives to add colour to a family history.

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This talk is suitable for newcomers or those who like to research online and has a distinct Lancashire theme. Using family information as a starting point I use my family as a case study to show how researchers can use census records, parish records, and to add colour to resources at the Lancashire Archives their family story. A second case study from one of my research commissions demonstrates how people with connections to the Leeds Liverpool canal boat families can explore their ancestry. After a quick browse through the boat family's website ODFHS Boat Families a number of people on there were born in Bolton, Farnworth, Little Lever etc and at least one had parents from Cheshire and a boating/watermen connection going back 3 generations. Much more to explore. .

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