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Irish Research Seminar – March 16, 2019

03/16/2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Featuring Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt
of the Ulster Historical Foundation
Presented by Wales. Ireland. Scotland. England.
Family History Society

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March 16, 2019
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The Ulster Historical Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1956 to promote interest in Irish genealogy and history, with particular reference to the historical nine county province of Ulster. The Foundation is one of the leading genealogical research agencies in Ireland and a major publisher of historical, educational and genealogical source books. It has also devised a series of ground-breaking online historical and genealogical resources, which have helped to transform the availability of Irish records for family historians at home and

Fintan Mullan is Executive Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation and has been
responsible for the management of this successful Belfast-based, educational non-profit since 2001. He has extensive experience in Irish family history research and is a regular international speaker on Irish genealogy, having spoken in Ireland, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and most of the lower 48 states of the USA. He has managed the production of over 100 Irish history and genealogy titles, including the perennial favorite, Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors. Fintan has ensured the Foundation has been at the forefront of developments in Irish genealogy, including heritage tourism products and the provision of online resources. He helped to pioneer, the unique database with over 20 million Irish historical records. He is a non-executive director of Irish Family History Foundation.

Gillian Hunt is Research Officer with the Ulster Historical Foundation and is responsible for the
management of the Foundation’s many genealogical activities. As well as managing the genealogy side of the Foundation’s work, Gillian carries out research for clients and is a hugely experienced user of the General Register Office and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. She regularly teaches courses in Northern Ireland and gives talks on family history in the rest of Ireland, the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Gillian has been co-presenting our annual North American lecture tours since 2013 and has been with the Ulster Historical Foundation since 2001.

Fintan’s and Gillian’s Topics

• Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research
• Understanding Irish townlands: the importance of place, identity and administrative divisions
• Using land records: Griffith’s Valuation, Tithe and Estate records
• Census substitutes and other important sources for the eighteenth century
Following the final program, Fintan and Gillian will do a 30-minute question and answer session that may include online database lookups.

Seminar Schedule
Check-in / Registration 9-9:30 a.m.
Lower Level Conference Center, Denver Public Library (14th Ave and Broadway)
Lunch on your own — Brown Bag OK
Material Fee $40.00 per Person – Discount Material Fee of $35 before January 1st, 2019

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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Denver Public Library
10 W. Fourteenth Ave.
Denver, 80204 United States
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W.I.S.E. Family History Society P.O. Box 100551, Denver, CO 80250