Janet is a longstanding Guild member who speaks regularly on a variety of topics throughout the UK and overseas. Well known for her appearances as her seventeenth century alter ego, Mistress Agnes, on this occasion, Janet will be appearing as herself. She has several books to her credit including the recent re-edit of Family Historians Enquire Within and Putting Your Ancestors in their Place: a guide to one-place studies. Janet tutors online courses for Pharos Teaching and Tutoring www.pharostutors.com and is a columnist for the In-Depth Genealogist magazine theindepthgenealogist.com. More information can be found on her website https://thehistoryinterpreter.wordpress.com.
Ship to Shore: sources for researching coastal communities and their inhabitants
This session will cover a range of documentary sources, websites and books that might be useful to researchers wishing to learn more about those who went to sea, those who lived by the sea and about coastal communities. The presentation will have an international feel and will bear in mind the needs of one-namers.
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