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Programme

09:45
Registration/Tea & Coffee

10:30
Guest speaker – Ian Waller – You May Wish You Had Never Started This
Researched the wrong ancestor? Then it is all down to keeping effective records whether on paper or on computer. Even seasoned researchers do not always have a good system. This talk examines how to keep good records and looks at ways of overcoming the challenges of research and how to turn the negative into a positive.

11:45
Annual General Meeting (members only)

12:30
Lunch

13:30
Guest Speaker – Donna Rutherford – Autosomal DNA for Beginners
What is DNA? What types of DNA tests are available and how do they work? Who am I? Donna will provide answers to these questions and will further explain about DNA inheritance, ethnicity and how DNA testing can help us with our family history research.

14:45
Afternoon Tea

13:30
Guest Speaker – Celia Heritage – Tracing Your Ancestors Through Death Records
Death records are among the most enlightening of sources for the researcher, providing a far greater insight into our ancestors’ lives and personalities than many records created during their lifetime. Celia will scrutinise a range of death records – from the well-known to the less familiar – and show how they can be used to build up a more extensive family history and help locate vital missing information.

17:30
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