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Advanced English Research

When:
October 26, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 5:15 pm
2018-10-26T14:30:00-04:00
2018-10-26T17:15:00-04:00
Where:
Lansing United Church
Poyntz Ave & Beecroft Rd
Toronto, ON M2N 1K4
Canada
Cost:
$40 ($35 OGS Members)
Contact:
Toronto Branch OGS
Advanced English Research @ Lansing United Church | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Need help finding your English ancestors before the civil records of the 19th Century?  International author and lecturer Paul Milner will lead a mini-workshop covering two important resources for the advanced English researcher.

Navigating the English Probate System
Learn how the English probate system works and what records it contains. Learn tips and tools to simplify the search process, whether your ancestor’s location in England is known or unknown.

Finding 17th Century Ancestors in England
Identify the best genealogical resources, original and published, to use for 17th Century research in England, and how to jump the gap created by England’s Civil War.

Level:  Intermediate-Advanced

Registration is required.  Register now.

Speaker

Paul Milner, FUGA, M.Div., a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and international lecturer. He has taught week-long English and Scottish research tracks at the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research (IGHR), Salt Lake Institute  of Genealogy (SLIG), and the British Institute. He is the author of six publications – Buried Treasures: what’s in the English parish chest (UnlockThePast, 2015); Discover English Census Records (UnlockThePast, 2014),  Discover English Parish Records (UnlockThePast, 2014), Genealogy at a Glance: England Research (Genealogical Publishing Co, 2011), plus co-author with Linda Jonas of A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your English Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage (Betterway Books, 2000), and A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage (Betterway Books, 2002). Paul is currently the book review editor for the BIGWILL newsletter and recently retired review editor of the FGS FORUM. He is the past-president of the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois (BIGWILL), and a past board member of the APG, FGS and GSG. Paul focuses on British Isles resources and methodology on his blog at www.milnergenealogy.com

HOW TO GET TO THE WORKSHOP:

Lansing United Church is located at the corner of Poyntz Avenue and Beecroft Road, near Yonge and Sheppard in Toronto.

By subway:  Take the Line 1 (Yonge-University) or Line 4 (Sheppard) and exit at Sheppard-Yonge Station. Walk one block west on Sheppard Avenue to Beecroft Road and two blocks south to Poyntz Avenue.

By car:  Poyntz Avenue is two blocks south of Sheppard Avenue, north of the 401. Lansing United Church is one block west of Yonge Street. On weekends there is some street parking available, and there are three parking lots close by.

Accessibility:
Lansing United Church  is wheelchair accessible. For more information about our policies on accessibility, visit our policies page.

For assistance with a specific accommodation request, please send an email message to courses@torontofamilyhistory.org.

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