Nick Barratt and Laura Berry of Your Family History magazine (www.your-familyhistory.com), a British publication, have created a series of videos that are now available on YouTube. These videos are available to viewers worldwide.
Dr. Nick Barratt is a professional genealogist well-known for is best known for his role as genealogical consultant for series 1 to 4 of the BBC show Who Do You Think You Are?. Barratt is also the CEO of Sticks Research Agency and personal heritage site Nations Memory Bank. He also presents Live the Dream: As Seen on TV with Melissa Porter. He also is Editor-in-chief of Your Family History magazine
Laura Berry was a researcher on the Channel 4 series Not Forgotten, and went on to provide archive research for History Mysteries (BBC2), Family Ties (BBC4), So You Think You're Royal? (Sky One) and numerous national newspaper and magazine articles. In 2006 she undertook the Researcher's Survival Course with Pact.training and became the principal archive and media researcher for The History Channel's 'Hidden House History' series. Laura co-ordinated the genealogical team for the fourth series of Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC1), and appeared on-screen with actor John Hurt. Other on-screen appearances as an archive expert include History Mysteries (BBC2), BBC South East Today (BBC1) and a live interview on BBC Breakfast to promote the John Hurt programme. Laura also worked on the first Who Do You Think You Are? episode in Ireland (RTE1). She also is Editor of Your Family History magazine.
As you might guess, this team is highly qualified to produce online videos!
The new series promises to present news stories of the latest events in the world of genealogy (with a heavy emphasis on U.K. events). Amongst the first episodes is an interview with with the last living Titanic survivor, Millvina Dean, videotaped shortly before she died in 2009. Other stories already available cover researching royal ancestry. The team also promises to interview leading historians and genealogists in future episodes.
You can watch The Family History Show videos at http://www.youtube.com/familyhistoryshow.
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