One-Name Studies – Home and Away 2016
The Conference and AGM was held at the Hilton Metropole Hotel, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1PP between Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd April 2016.
This Conference featured an international feel, with presentations on research in Europe, India and the Caribbean. There is a wealth of talent amongst our members and a number of them are lecturers of international renown; we have made good use of this pool of expertise.
|Friday 1st April 2016|
|16:00||DNA Discussion with Debbie Kennett|
|Saturday 2nd April 2016|
|07:30 – 09:00||Breakfast|
|09:00||Welcome and Opening of the Conference – Guild President
followed by the Annual General Meeting
|11:00 – 12:00||Up the Cut – Derek R Harris
An amusing and informative look at the canals of England and Wales. This is a talk with a twist, don’t miss it.
|12:00 – 13:30||Lunch|
|13:30 – 14:30||Researching Ancestors who lived in British India, 1600-1947 – Peter Bailey
Many families had members who lived and worked in British India; come and learn how to find out more about them.
|14:45 – 15:45||Twiling your One-Name Study – Paul from Twile
A demonstration of this fast developing method of presenting your family history and an opportunity to consider how this might be adapted to one-name studies.
|16:00 – 17:00||
Stories from your ONS led by Paul Howes replaced the originally scheduled talk by Julie Goucher
Tracing your One-Name in Europe – Julie Goucher
|Sunday 3rd April 2016|
|07:45 – 09:30||Breakfast|
|08:45 – 09:15||Ecumenical Service|
|09:30 – 10:30||Tracking my One-Name all over the world: the Eastlake family – Kim Baldacchino
A case study from Kim’s one-name study, with plenty of suggestions as to how your findings can be illustrated.
|11:00 – 12:00||One-Name Studies Round the World – Panel
Suggestions of key sources for one-namers in a variety of non-UK countries. With contributions from Peter Towey, Julie Goucher and others.
|12:00 – 13:30||
Regional Rep Meeting
|13:30 – 14:30||
Tracing Living Ancestors by Geoff Swinfield replaced the originally scheduled talk by Bob Cumberbatch
British Surnames – A Legacy of British Slave-ownership – Bob Cumberbatch
|15:00 – 16:00||Following One-Name Around the World: tracking emigrants & immigrants – Janet Few
Examples of sources that can be used to track down those who leave UK for other parts of the English-speaking world and case studies illustrating what can be discovered.
|See Photo Gallery: http://one-name.org/37th-guild-conference-agm-2016-photo-gallery/|
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