Scottish Indexes virtual conference on August 30

If you have any Scottish ancestors, you’ll probably want to take advantage of Scottish Indexes’ free virtual conference on Sunday, August 30. It features several well-known speakers and an excellent list of topics.

As with previous conferences, they will show each presentation twice to accommodate time zones in the United Kingdom, North America and Australia. You can watch on Facebook or Zoom.

Here’s the line-up:

Genealogy in the Scottish Borders Archives by Hannah Bell

Discover Scottish Land Records by Chris Paton

DNA Case Studies: How to Successfully Combine DNA & Traditional Research Methods by Michelle Leonard

The Resources of Scottish Family History Societies by Jean Dickson and Emma Maxwell

Caring for Collections: protecting and preserving the family archive by Shona Hunter and Joe Jackson

Using the National Library of Scotland’s maps website to aid your local history by Craig Statham

Mapping the Archival Footprints of Scotland’s Ministers by Michelle Brock and Chris Langley

Scottish Prison Records by Emma Maxwell

The full schedule and other details are available on the Scottish Indexes home page.

Source: Genealogy à la carte

Posted On: August 25, 2020 at 06:05AM