Researching your Irish and Scots-Irish Family History
With the Ulster Historical Foundation
Doors will open at 9am for a 9.20am start.*
Understanding Irish Townlands: the importance of place, identity & administrative divisions in Irish research
Using Irish land records: Griffith’s Valuation & valuation revisions, Tithe and Estate Records
Irish Church records: all denominations used in Irish genealogical research
Irish Poor Law & local government records: Guardianship Boards & Workhouse Records
Gillian Hunt is the Research Officer with the Ulster Historical Foundation and is responsible for the management of the Foundation's many genealogical activities. As well as managing the genealogy side of the Foundation's work, Gillian carries out research for clients and is a hugely experienced user of the General Register Office and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. She regularly teaches courses in Northern Ireland and gives talks on family history in the rest of Ireland, the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Gillian has been co-presenting our annual North American lecture tours since 2013 and has been with the Ulster Historical Foundation since 2001.
Fintan Mullan is the Executive Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation and has been responsible for the management of this successful Belfast-based, educational non-profit since 2001. He has extensive experience in Irish family history research and is a regular international speaker on Irish genealogy, having spoken in Ireland, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and most of the lower 48 states of the USA. He has managed the production of over 150 Irish history and genealogy titles, including the perennial favourite, Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors. Fintan has ensured the Foundation has been at the forefront of developments in Irish genealogy, including heritage tourism products and the provision of online resources. He helped to pioneer www.rootsireland.ie, the unique database with over 22 million Irish historical records. He is a non-executive director of Irish Family History Foundation and board member of the National Collection of Northern Ireland Publications.
An information-packed day awaits you! Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to kick start or delve deeper into your Irish research.
Morning tea and afternoon tea included.
Optional catered lunch: $20. Lunch menu includes: Half chipotle chicken wrap; mini ham, cheese & mustard roll; mini salami & tomato chutney roll; chocolate croissant; seasonal fruit; selection of chocolates*^. Lunches must be booked at time of ticket purchase. (Alternate lunch options include local cafes or BYO.)
* May be subject to change. ^ Gluten free, vegetarian and other options are available to suit dietary restrictions; please include details in booking form when prompted.
Please click the large yellow 'Book Now' button and include any dietary restrictions in the booking form.
Unley Town Hall
181 Unley Rd, Unley South Australia 5061
Entry via Oxford Terrace