Workshops on County Wicklow Family History Webinars 2022

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Wicklow Library Service Genealogy & Ancestor Network

County Wicklow Library Service and Ancestor Network are offering 5 free online Family History workshops. Everybody is welcome to join us.

Tickets (which are no cost) can be booked at the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/wicklow-family-history-research-workshops-5-weeks-5-topics-tickets-243480355297

Participants can register for all the workshops in advance or each separately.

More information can also be found at https://www.facebook.com/WicklowLibraries/.

Week # Day, Date, Time Topic Title Speakers
Week 1 Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 6:30pm local Irish time; 1:30pm US East Coast time Introduction to County Wicklow Family History Sources (including an overview of Census Records) Dr James Ryan
Week 2 Wednesday, 2 February 2022, 6:30pm local Irish time; 1:30pm US East Coast time Church Parish Records including burial records (where to find them, gravestone inscriptions, Wicklow graveyards, etc.) Derek Neilson
Week 3 Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 6:30pm local Irish time; 1:30pm US East Coast time Printed Sources (focus on local newspapers and local and family history sources) Ita O’Boyle/Frances Gillen
Week 4 Wednesday, 16 February 2022, 6:30pm local Irish time; 1:30pm US East Coast time Land Records (Registry of Deeds, Tithe Applotment Books, Griffith’s Valuation, Landed Estate Courts, the Land Commission, etc.) Aiden Feerick
Week 5 Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 6:30pm local Irish time; 1:30pm US East Coast time Estate Records  – using examples of County Wicklow estates, deeds, and rentals to demonstrate. Dr James Ryan

 

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