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:
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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