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English & Welsh Genealogy: Census Pre-1841 and 1841-1911

    

Event details


Looking for elusive ancestors in Britain and Wales? Join us for a very special 2 hour genealogy event at the Steele Memorial Library in beautiful Elmira, NY! Genealogist Liz Pearson's last session in Elmira will cover the English and Welsh Census Records Pre-1841 and 1841-1911.

Family structure, occupation, immigration, emigration, and place of birth are often contained in the UK government census. These important documents are a staple for family historians. We will examine how they were compiled, by whom, as well as accessing helpful guides to try and locate the apparent absentees and lists of missing census. (Level Beginner to Intermediate)


Liz Pearson was born in England where she spent many years researching her own family history. During the late 70's her professional life transplanted her to New York and Washington DC where she found many opportunities to share her English and Welsh expertise with Anglo Americans researching their roots. She holds several research qualifications and is an associate member of the Society of Genealogists in London, England. Liz now volunteers and teaches for the Pinellas (FL) Genealogical Society as well as offering professional genealogy services in English and Welsh family history. Liz is also a photographer and likes to spend her spare time capturing images of elusive wild orchids and uncooperative fauna.

$5 Registration Fee. Call 607-733-9175 to register.

Other Liz Pearson Workshops at the Steele Memorial Library:

Fri. July 13: English and Welsh Parish Records 1538 -1837. Parish Laws, responsibilities and jurisdictions; Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers;
Useful online resources for English and Welsh Family History Research.

Sat. Sept. 15. English and Welsh Civil Registration: 1837 - Present. Civil Registration records of Births, Marriages and Deaths.
Useful online resources for English and Welsh Family History Research.


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