GeneaBloggers Radio – Episode 14
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Friday, April 29, 2011
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British Genealogy – Resources and How to Get Started
Join us for another episode of GeneaBloggers Radio on Friday, April 29, 2011 starting at 10pm Eastern, 9pm Central, 8pm Mountain and 7pm Pacific when this week we’ll be discussing British genealogy.
Our special guests will include Audrey Collins, Family History Specialist at the National Archives in England; Barbara Baker, A.G. and British Reference Consultant at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah; plus other guests to be announced!
Despite having no English ancestry of her own (she is a Scot with Irish roots), Audrey has been researching English genealogy for over 20 years. She works as Family History Specialist at The National Archives (UK) and in her spare time writes a blog The Family Recorder.
- The National Archives (UK): http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
- The Family Recorder: http://thefamilyrecorder.blogspot.com
Upcoming appearances in North America 2011:
- NGS Conference, Charleston SC 11-14 May http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conference_info
- FGS Conference, Springfield IL 7-10 Sept
- British Isles FHS of Greater Ottawa Conference 16-18 Sept http://www.bifhsgo.ca/cpage.php?pt=22
Audrey’s Top 10 Websites To Get Started with British Genealogy
- The Genealosist
- Family Relatives
- Free BMD
- England Jurisdictions 1851
- Rootschat Forum
Barbara H. Baker
Barbara H. Baker, Accredited Genealogist in England, is currently working as a specialist in the Customer Experience Unit at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has taught a variety of classes on British Research at various genealogical conferences in the United States and Britain, including the 27th International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences at St. Andrews, Scotland. Barbara’s interest in genealogy and research has provided her with a great understanding and love for the history of the American Civil War. She is currently authoring a Civil War historical novel. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys hiking, outdoor activities, scrap booking, and quilting. She also enjoys Scottish dancing and has performed with a Scottish group at the Scottish Festival.
- Family History Library
- International Society for British Genealogy and Family History
- British Institute
SCGS Jamboree Registration Drawing!
Don’t forget! At 10:00 pm Central, we’ll be drawing a winner live on the air for our SCGS Jamboree Registration Drawing! Enter before 10:00 pm using this entry form to win a full registration to the 42nd Annual Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree in Burbank, California June 10-12, 2011. And if you don’t win tonite, don’t forget to register by tomorrow – the early bird deadline is Saturday, April 30, 2011!
Thanks to Family Tree Magazine and ShopFamilyTree.com, we’ll be giving away copies of the Family Tree Magazine British Genealogy Guide Digital Download during the show! And don’t forget to use your special GeneaBloggers discount code for the ShopFamilyTree.com website: GBLOG and you’ll receive a special 15% discount!
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- Genealogy Blogging Events April 29 – May 6, 2011
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Disclosure: 1) I am a member of the Southern California Genealogical Society and I was approached by the Jamboree planners to offer a full registration as a door prize in conjunction with GeneaBloggers Radio; 2) I currently do consulting work for the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History in the form of website administration. Please see Disclosure Statements for more information on my material connection with Family Tree Magazine and other genealogy vendors.
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