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32nd Guild Conference and AGM

 

“Northern Lights”

De Vere Hotel, Daresbury Park, Warrington WA4 4BB

Friday 15th – Sunday 17th April 2011

Main Programme

Friday 15th April
14:00 onwards Registration ( + PC clinics, demos, and tea)
18:30 – 20:00 Dinner
20:00 – 21:00 John Hanson : Researching and Recording a Large One-Name Study
21:00 – 22:00 Quiz
Saturday 16th April
07:00 – 08:45 Breakfast
09:00 – 10:00 Opening Welcome and AGM
10:00 – 10:30 Morning tea / coffee
10:30 – 11:30 Tony Barratt : 1745 The Jacobites in Cheshire
11:40 – 12:40 Dick Eastman : The Family History World in 10 Years Time
12:50 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Peter Park : The Poor Law Migration Scheme of 1835
15:10 – 16:10 Patrick Hanks : The UK Family Names Project
16:10 – 16:40 Afternoon tea / coffee
16:40 – 17:40 Chris Pomery : The Value of DNA Projects to One-Name Studies
19:00 – 19:30 Reception
19:30 – 23:00 Banquet. Short address by Dick Eastman, followed by Disco
Sunday 17th April
07:00 – 08:45 Breakfast
08:20 – 08:50 Ecumenical Service
09:00 – 10:00 Regional Representatives’ meeting
For non-reps: Peter Park : Problems of Research in Lancashire
10:00 – 10:30 Morning tea / coffee
10:30 – 11:30 Dominic Johnson : Peering into the Past – Palaeography for One-Name Studies
11:35 – 12:35 Robert Young : North American Sources and the Guild in the USA
12:40 – 14:00 Lunch
14:05 – 15:05 Paul Newman : The Cheshire Tithe Maps Project
15:10 – 16:10 John Marsden : On-Line BMDs – A Great Northern Strength
16:10 – 16:20 Close of Conference
16:20 – 16:40 Afternoon tea / coffee
 

Dick Eastman sponsored by the Halsted Trust. Coat of Arms as borne by Sir Lawrence William HALSTED, KCB - 1826

 

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