The British genealogy magazine, Family Tree, held a virtual conference on April 17 and 18.
From now until April 24, you watch the videos and print out the hand-outs for free. After that you will need to be a subscriber to the magazine in order to access the videos.
Below are some of the titles that were presented at the conference. To watch any of the videos, go to: https://www.family-tree.co.uk/how-to-guides/family-tree-live-virtual-conference/
Friday, April 17
Turning your family history into a book
Learn how to write a family history for future generations to treasure.
Hidden in plain sight!
Get in-depth research tips for getting so much more from the websites you may already be using.
Learn how to integrate your DNA with your online family tree
Learn how to use the DNA tools on MyHeritage.
How to write your family history. Starting with YOU!
Learn simple but extremely effective steps to help you write your family history without further delay.
Starting out researching Irish family history
Take the first steps in your Irish research as David Ryan takes us through how best to get started in finding your Irish ancestors.
Why is the 1939 Register invaluable?
A look at the invaluable information that can be gleaned from the 1939 Register online for England and Wales, and reflect on hidden stories within the records.
Saturday, April 18
Plan Your Family History Trip to Ireland
How to get around and which repositories to visit when planning an Irish research trip.
Making oral family history
Why you should record family stories and learn about useful websites and top tips on how to become a great interviewer.
Living the Poor Life
Learn how to use workhouse records to research lives under the New Poor Law’s dreaded Union Workhouse, glancing back at researching earlier periods.
Starting your family history online
Discover the websites to use regularly, and those that are just emerging that are useful to family history and genealogy.
An introduction to surname research and one-name studies
Learn about the enthusiastic group of experts who undertake one-name studies, and find out how you can become a ‘one-namer’ too.
Ethical dilemmas in genealogy
From privacy issues, to breaking bad news and unexpected discoveries, a family history researcher can encounter many sorts of ethical dilemmas, so it’s as well to be prepared.