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This workshop provides very practical and detailed information on how to trace your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors. The presenters are from one of Ireland’s foremost genealogy research organizations and publishing houses and they will give advice on what to do and where to go next.

Program topics will include:

  • Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research
  • Using Land Records: Griffith’s Valuation, Tithe, and Estate records
  • Census substitutes and other important sources for the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: Strategies for Success.
  • General Questions and Answers and Brick Walls

Ulster Historical Foundation has been helping people in North America trace their Irish and Ulster ancestors for 60 years, and is one of the most experienced, long established and highly reputable organizations in Ireland in the field of Irish family history.

These sessions will help the beginner and the seasoned genealogist alike.

Fintan Mullan is the Executive Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation, an educational non-profit organization which specializes in historical research and publications. Gillian Hunt is a Research Officer with the Foundation. 

Venue Details
The Filson Historical Society
1310 South 3rd Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 40208, United States
The Filson Historical Society, founded in 1884, is a privately-supported historical society dedicated to preserving the history of Kentucky and the Ohio Valley Region.