Ulster Historical Foundation Workshop

Tracing your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors
A one-day conference on March 22, 2016
Hosted by the Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia (GANS)
Debert Hospitality Centre Debert. N.S.
In conjunction with the Ulster Historical Foundation (UHF), GANS is hosting a one-day conference on March 22, 2016 at the Debert Hospitality Centre in Debert, Nova Scotia. 
Registration: $50.00 for GANS members and $65.00 for non-members.
Registration includes two nutrition breaks and lunch. Conference schedule is as follows:
  • Registration and Welcome
  • Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research
  • Using the Registry of Deeds: Irish genealogy's best kept secret
  • Using land Records: Griffith's Valuation, Tithe and Estate records
  • Emigration from the north of Ireland to North America - strategies for researching emigrant ancestors
  • The Ulster Plantation and sources for finding 17th Century families in Ireland (not just Ulster)
  • Understanding Irish townlands: The imporance of place, identity ad administrative divisions in Irish research
  • Q&A period with UHR Presenters


GANS January and February Workshops

January 16: --Now FULL!-- Getting Started with Your Genealogy and Family History Journey - First steps in research and organization.
January 23: --Now FULL!-- Making the Most of Online and Subscription Sources.
January 30: --Now FULL!-- Finding and Using Pre-1864 Records – A few of my favorite things.
February 6: --Now FULL!-- Sharing Your Family History.
Disappointed that you didn't register earlier?  Let us know which workshop interested you the most and we will consider re-offering it in the future!  

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Upcoming Events
Sharing your Family History
Saturday, Feb. 6th
This workshop is now full.   If you would like to be contacted when GANS workshops are run again, please email the Programme Director. Individual Workshop: ...
The Ternan Family and the Scott Manor House
Thursday, Feb. 11th
Dr. John Ternan and Family of Bedford's Scott Manor House   Given that the Bedford mansion constructed by Colonel Joseph Scott has been standing ...
Finding and Using Pre-1864 Records - A Few of My Favorite Things
Saturday, Feb. 13th
This workshop is now full.   If you would like to be contacted when GANS workshops are run again, please email the Programme Director.   Presenter: ...
Research Room is Open
Sunday, Feb. 14th
Are you a member of the Lonely Hearts Club?  Don't despair! Give some love to your ancestors.  Come and spend the afternoon with fellow ...
Research Room
Sunday, Feb. 28th
Research room is open to members and non-members to use library resources including the American Ancestors subscription database.  Get some pointers from a GANS volunteer, ...

All lectures are open to the public and will be held unless otherwise noted in the lecture room of the GANS offices at 33 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.