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IHGS Diamond Event October 18 – 21 sponsored by THE GENEALOGIST

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Tuesday 12th October 2021

Our October event is getting ever closer. We have nine talks covering a wide range of topics, presented by IHGS tutors, graduates and students. There is something for everyone - research analysis, investigative research, technical matters, case studies, Irish research, the workhouse, life during World War I and a famous naval battle. It promises to be a very informative and entertaining week.   

The event is sponsored by The Genealogist and one lucky attendee will receive a one year’s Diamond Subscription to the Genealogist,   

There is still time to reserve your place on the following talks:

Monday 18 October at 10am - Genealogical Marshmallows: Biases and Willpower in Family History Research, by IHGS Student Dr. Sophie Kay

Monday 18 October at 2pm - How to be a genealogy sleuth, by IHGS Tutor Judith Batchelor

Tuesday 19 October at 10am - Managing your family history digital records, by IHGS web designer Paul Carter

Tuesday 19 October at 2pm - Mummy, what did you do in the Great War? By IHGS Graduate Emma Jolly

Wednesday 20 October at 2pm  - Looking at life, by IHGS Student Sarah Bryant

Wednesday 20 October at 5pm - Family History, why it matters, by IHGS Tutor Chris Broom

Thursday 21 October at 10am - Finding your family’s footprint in Ireland, by IHGS Graduate Margaret Gaffney

Thursday 21 October at 2pm -  The English Workhouse from the 18th to the 20th century, by IHGS Student Wendy Tait Mayfield

Thursday 21 October at 5pm - Trafalgar, by IHGS Director of Education Les Mitchinson.
The cost of each Talk is £10. 

Bookings can be made through our online shop. To book

Our online tutorials provide guidance on a broad range of topics. They are open to everyone and a full list of upcoming talks are available on our website.

If you have any questions, please do contact the Registrar at