Course Seven – Irish Genealogical Research & Methodology

UpcomingCourse Seven – Irish Genealogical Research & Methodology

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    Course Seven $545.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
    March 6, 2021
  • Course Seven
    July 25, 2021 - July 30, 2021
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Course Seven — Irish Genealogical Research and Methodology

Registration opens Saturday, 6 March 2021 at 10:30am ET

[Maximum: 35 students]

Course Coordinator

David E. Rencher, AG®, CG®, FIGRS, FUGA

Description

This course provides a foundation for sound genealogical research in Irish sources and methodologies and benefits anyone based on their previous genealogical skills or knowledge of record sources in Ireland. Sessions include methodologies for using the records and applying newly learned skills to solve simple to complex problems in Irish research.

Prerequisites, textbooks, and other student information

Prerequisites: There are no previous courses required to attend this course although a working knowledge of Irish research will be helpful.

Required textbooks: None.

Recommended textbooks:

John Grenham, Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, 5th ed

William J. Roulston, Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors, 2nd ed

Joseph Byrne, Byrne’s Dictionary of Irish Local History

Board for Certification of Genealogists, Genealogy Standards, 2nd ed

Course Schedule

Monday
10:30 – 11:00 Orientation (Rencher, Hunter)
11:00 – 12:15 Irish Genealogical Research Toolkit (Rencher)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 Ireland Civil Registration of Births, Marriages, and Deaths (Rencher)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Chasing the Poor and Landless (Rencher)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Methodology for Irish Immigration to North America (Rencher)
 
Tuesday
10:30 – 11:00 Day One Review-Question/Answer (Rencher)
11:00 – 12:15 Church of Ireland Records (Rencher)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 Catholic Church Records (Rencher)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Presbyterian Church Records (Rencher)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 The Big Three-Using Findmypast, Ancestry, and FamilySearch for Online Irish Research (Hunter)
 
Wednesday
10:30 – 11:00 Day Two Review-Question/Answer (Rencher, Hunter)
11:00 – 12:15 Irish Newspaper Research and Methodology (Rencher)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 The Best of the Rest: Doing Irish Research on the Internet (Hunter)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Ireland Census and Census Substitutes (Rencher)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Methodology for Interpreting and Evaluating Name Lists (Rencher)
 
Thursday
10:30 – 11:00 Day Three Review-Question/Answer (Rencher, Hunter)
11:00 – 12:15 Irish Probate Records (Rencher)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 Plantation and Settlement of Ulster in the 17th century (Rencher)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Irish Protestant and Catholic Case Studies Using the Internet (Hunter)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Irish Genealogical Collections and Methodology (Rencher)
 
Friday
10:30 – 11:45 Estate, Land, and Property Records (Rencher)
11:45 –12:00 Break
12:00 – 1:15 Registry of Deeds and Land Registry (Rencher)
1:15 – 1:30 Break
1:30 – 2:30 Methodology for Irish Research; Recap & Certificates (Rencher)

 

Course Faculty

David E. Rencher, AG®, CG®, FIGRS, FUGA, Course Coordinator
Dean J. Hunter, FUGA

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