A special Irish genealogy day is being arranged for March 10 in London with expert advice on tracing your Irish family history. The day features talks by experts from the National Records Office in Kew, Britain's Family Records Centre, as well as a host of others. The Family Records Centre has joined forces with Tourism Ireland and the British Postal Museum & Archive to bring you a one-day conference dedicated to tracing Irish ancestry.
The event entitled Across The Irish Sea takes place at the Phoenix Centre in Mount Pleasant from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM and will give the chance for people to find out all they need to know about starting to investigate their Irish family background. The day will feature lectures from some of the biggest names in Irish family history (including John Grenham, Paul Gorry, and Michael Gandy) and will cover sources for research on both sides of the Irish Sea.
Delegates will also have the opportunity to meet representatives from a number of organisations with an interest in Irish family history, including The Irish Genealogical Research Society, Irish Genealogy Ltd, Custom Ireland, The Church of Latter-Day Saints, Eneclann Ltd., The Family Records Centre, and Tourism Ireland.
To find out how to book tickets and further information on the day log-on to the website www.familyrecords.gov.uk/frc/extra/conferences.htm. Organisers advise people to book as early as possible.