Talks and Workshops

This is a list of talks and workshops I am giving that are currently scheduled as well as a selection of ones that I have given in the past. If you would like to book me for a talk to your group or for your event, please contact me via the form on the About page.

Scheduled Talks

  • 12 February 2020 – Introduction to DNA for Family Historians – Gloucestershire Family History Society
  • 3 April 2020 – Introduction to DNA for Family Historians – Badsey Society (private event)
  • 17 April 2020 – Hidden in Plain View – free sources we often overlook – Family Tree Live – Alexandra Palace
  • 25 April 2020 – Discover Your Ancestor’s Old OccupationsSociety of Genealogists, London
  • 21 May 2020 – What Did They Do?West Middlesex Family History Society
  • 6 June 2020 – Family History for Complete Beginners (billed as DNA for Dummies) – Society of Genealogists, London
  • 8-10 September 2020 – Family History Getaway: DNA through Case Studies (including Solving genealogy brickwalls – case study finding a great grandfather; Hunting through matches – practical examples of how to investigate unidentified matches; and Examples of using WATO and other tools to help analyse a set of matches) – Society of Genealogists, London
  • 21 November 2020 – An Introduction to DNA for Family Historians – Buckinghamshire Family History Society

Scheduled Workshops

Further information about the workshops that I can facilitate are provided on the Genealogy Services page.

  • 18 April 2020 – Successful census detecting: Reading and interpreting census records for family historyFamily Tree Live – Alexandra Palace
  • 18 April 2020 – Tips and techniques for breaking down brick wallsFamily Tree Live – Alexandra Palace

Past Talks

  • 29 September 2019 – Hidden in plain view: freely available sources we often overlookItalian Mediterranean Genealogy Cruise, Unlock the Past
  • 25 September 2019 – Irish website sourcesItalian Mediterranean Genealogy Cruise, Unlock the Past
  • 25 September 2019 – X on a Page – hunting for my great grandfather’s fatherItalian Mediterranean Genealogy Cruise, Unlock the Past
  • 23 September 2019 – The Treasure Trove that is the British Newspaper ArchiveItalian Mediterranean Genealogy Cruise, Unlock the Past
  • 24 May 2019 – A Genetic Genealogy Journey – part of Family History Getaway: Unravelling Ancestral Secrets through DNASociety of Genealogists
  • 22 May 2019 – DNA Test Plan – Considering the Options – part of Family History Getaway: Unravelling Ancestral Secrets through DNASociety of Genealogists
  • 28 April 2019 – DNA and Family HistoryGloucestershire Family History Society 40th Anniversary Event, Heritage Hub, Gloucester
  • 26 April 2019 – What Did They Do? – Records of Trades, Occupations and Professions at SoG and ElsewhereFamily Tree Live, Alexandra Palace, London – see Occupations handout on Information page and report on event on my blog
  • 13 April 2019 – Using DNA to Break Down Brickwalls – Gloucestershire Guild of One Name Studies, National Star Centre, Gloucestershire
  • 10 April 2019 – Family History – What Is It All About? – Hurricanes and Hearts WI, Brockworth – see Introduction to Family History handout on Information page

Past Workshops

  • 26 & 27 April 2019 – Successful census detecting: Reading and interpreting census records for family historyFamily Tree Live, Alexandra Palace, London – see Census handout on Information page and report on event on my blog
  • 2015 – series of Brickwall Workshops held at the Society of Genealogists

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