Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Galloway Family History Fair

News of a local event I'll be speaking at end of next week!

Galloway Family History Fair
14 June 2014 from 12pm - 4.30pm
Broughton House & Garden, 12 High St, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JX
Admission £1 for the day, redeemable against purchases in Broughton House shop

In partnership with:
  • Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society; Lanarkshire Family History Society;
  • Borders Family History Society;
  • Dumfries and Galloway Libraries and Archives;
  • National Trust for Scotland Archives;
  • Broughton House and Garden Archives;
  • Practical local advice by Erica Johnston, Dumfries and Galloway Council Family History Officer

EXPERT TALKS ON GENEALOGY - £2 per talk
Tickets available in advance from Broughton House Seats limited - booking
advised - call 0844 493 2246 or 01557 330437
or email broughtonhouse@nts.org.uk

12.30pm Graham Roberts, Dumfries and Galloway Council Archivist:
‘How Council Archives and Libraries can help with Family History Research’

1.30pm David Devereux, Curator (retired) Stewartry Museum:
‘Family Emigration from Kirkcudbright; recent research in The Stewartry Museum’

2.30pm Chris Paton, genealogist, author and blogger:
‘Instantly Buckled for Life - Researching Scottish Marriage’

3.30pm Ian Riches, National Trust for Scotland Archivist:
‘The Archives of the NTS - What We Found Under the Stairs and in Cupboards...’

Book talks now on 0844 493 2246 or 01557 330437 or email broughtonhouse@nts.org.uk

Further details on Broughton House at www.nts.org.uk/Property/Broughton-House-and-Garden/

(With thanks to the Gatehouse of Fleet website at www.gatehouse-of-fleet.co.uk/index.php/news-4/community-news/243-make-it-a-galloway-memories-weekend)

Chris

Now available for UK research is the new second edition of the best selling Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians, whilst my new book British and Irish Newspapers is also now out. And FindmyPast - please reinstate the original Scottish census citations on your new site.

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