Monday, 16 September 2019

Scottish ViC 2020 announced for Jan 25th 2020

From Genealogy Tours of Scotland:

Genealogy Tours of Scotland announces the third annual virtual conference on Scottish Genealogy Research. This is the only virtual conference dedicated to Scottish research topics.


The ViC (virtual conference) will launch on Saturday, January 25th, 2020 at 8:30am Eastern

The line-up of talks and speakers for the day:
  • Glasgow’s Role in the Slave Trade on Plantations in the West Indies presented by Stephen Mullen
  • Using Wills and Testaments for Scottish Genealogy Research presented by archivist Margaret Fox
  • Using Prison Records for Genealogy Research, presented by genealogist Emma Maxwell
  • Using Asylum Records for Genealogy Research, presented by genealogist Emma Maxwell
  • Using the Records Generated Upon Death for Genealogy Research, presented by archivist Irene O’Brien
  • Researching Your Scottish Ancestors in British Newspapers presented by Aoife O’Connor
  • Canada: Land and Opportunity presented by genealogy educator Christine Woodcock
Registration fee is just $99.99 (CAD) and allows unlimited access to the talks, handouts and marketplace until midnight (eastern) on February 1st, 2020.

*** Virtual "Seats" are limited!*** For more information or to register:

For questions:

All presentations are pre-recorded and released on a timed basis throughout the day, just like an in person conference. The live Q&A will only happen on January 25th when the presenters will be available following their presentation to answer any questions.

(With thanks to Christine Woodcock)


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