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Jan - Feb 2021 Guild of one name studies on line program
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January 15, 2021, 04:25:37 PM

Seminars Online

Guild of one name studies

The Seminar Sub Committee has organized a series of four webinars with a theme of Your Ancestors in Print they will run weekly starting on the 27th January at 20:00 hours UK time. They will be available to watch via the Guild website after the event recording has processed and uploaded. You will need to book for the events individually the Seminars events web page<>. Booking will open on the 15th January.

The full program is as follows

January 27th
Speaker: Else Churchill  Genealogist, Society of Genealogists, London

Topic: Directories and Poll Books: Name-rich resources for the long 18th century in the library of the Society of Genealogists and elsewhere

February 3rd

Speaker: Aoife O'Connor Head of Project and Programme Management at FindMyPast and the British Newspaper Archive

Topic: News from Home: finding the diaspora in newspapers

February 10th

Speaker: Julie Anne Lambert Librarian of the John Johnson Collection, Bodleian Library, Oxford

Topic: Ephemeral Names:  printed ephemera as a resource for one-name historians with particular reference to the John Johnson Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford

February 17th

Speaker: Michelle Patient Genealogist and one of the DNA consultants for the Australian SBS TV series Every Family has a Secret.

Topic: In Print - Here, There and Everywhere: Newspaper Collections in National Libraries worldwide.

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