Thursday, 11 June 2015

Northern Ireland's PRONI archive uploads Your Family Tree lecture series to YouTube

The Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) has added recordings of its recent lecture series entitled Your Family Tree to its dedicated YouTube channel. Details of the talks, with links to each on YouTube, are located at

The talks were as follows:

Part 1 - Getting Started by Janet Hancock
Part 2 - Using Street Directories by Des McCabe
Part 3 - Using Church Records by Valerie Adams
Part 4 - Tracing World War One Ancestors by Ian Montgomery
Part 5 - Using Education Records by Valerie Adams
Part 6 - Using Workhouse Records by Janet Hancock
Part 7 - Using Valuation Records by William MacAfee
Part 8 - Using Landed Estate Records by Stephen Scarth
Part 9 - Using Court, Prison and Coroners Records by Wesley Geddis
Part 10 - Using the General Register Office by Emma Elliott

The YouTube channel itself is accessible at

(With thanks to Claire Santry)


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