Webinar Recording now available - Scottish Emigration to North America: Before, During and After the Rebellions by Paul Milner

Webinar Recording now available - Scottish Emigration to North America: Before, During and After the Rebellions by Paul Milner

The recording of today's webinar by Paul Milner, FUGA, MDiv, "Scottish Emigration to North America: Before, During and After the Rebellions” is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

We will examine the migration patterns from Scotland to the US and Canada, looking at the push and pull factors, relevant to individual migration time periods. References and guidance will be provided for multiple waves from 17th Century to the present.

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Register for Webinar Wednesday — Scottish Emigration to North America: Before, During and After the Rebellions by Paul Milner, FUGA, MDiv

Register for Webinar Wednesday — Scottish Emigration to North America: Before, During and After the Rebellions by Paul Milner, FUGA, MDiv

We will examine the migration patterns from Scotland to the US and Canada, looking at the push and pull factors, relevant to individual migration time periods. References and guidance will be provided for multiple waves from 17th Century to the present.

About the presenter

Paul Milner, a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research.

Here’s the backstory about Paul:

Paul was raised on the West Coast of northern England. A mining engineer with a degree from the Cambourne School of Mines in Cornwall, England, he came to the U.S. in 1975 to get his graduate degree at the University of Wisconsin. He has been in the U.S. ever since, and in 2008 he became a dual citizen of both countries. In the intervening years, Paul received two graduate degrees and traveled widely throughout the world.

Paul has been designing genealogy workshops, writing books, and lecturing for over 35 years. He holds an advanced degree in Theology and is particularly knowledgeable about the church and its role in record keeping. As a genealogist he speaks on a variety of topics relating to research in the British Isles, migration to North America and research methodology.

He is the 2018 recipient of the Utah Genealogical Society Fellow Award.

He is currently the book review editor of the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois Newsletter (BIGWILL) and is the former book review editor of the FGS FORUM.
Paul is a past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois.

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The Madness of ‘Mc’ Surnames - free webinar replay by Carol Baxter now available to view for limited time

The Madness of ‘Mc’ Surnames - free webinar replay by Carol Baxter now available to view for limited time

The recording of today's webinar, "The Madness of ‘Mc’ Surnames" by Carol Baxter is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

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If you have already worked out that ‘Mc’ and ‘Mac’ surnames are the most complicated British surnames, you must listen to this webinar. And if you haven’t already worked this out, you must absolutely listen to this webinar. ‘Mc’ surnames are double the trouble because they can suffer distortions at the beginning, middle and end of the ‘Mc’ prefix as well as at the beginning, middle and end of the rest of the surname, the root word. Sound glides are a particular problem, in which the ‘k’ sound at the end of the ‘Mc’ prefix distorts the first letter of the root word (e.g. McCue/McKew/McHugh, McLachlan/McGloughlan). Transcription errors can also produce a non-‘Mc’ surname (e.g. Mackever/Markever) which can prove a trap for the unwary. This seminar will help you keep you sane when you encounter the complexities of these mad Scottish-origin surnames.

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Finding Your Scottish Ancestors in Canada - free webinar by Christine Woodcock now online for limited time

Finding Your Scottish Ancestors in Canada - free webinar by Christine Woodcock now online for limited time

The recording of today's webinar by Christine Woodcock, "Finding Your Scottish Ancestors in Canada" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

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Scots began coming to Canada in the mid 1600s, first as entrepreneurs – men on the make, and then as a means to an end – ways to enjoy a better life and to have the opportunity to own their own land. Others were sent to Canada in hopes of them having a better life than the one they left behind. In this presentation, we will cover Merchants to NFLD, HBC, Highland Scots to PEI and Nova Scotia, Selkirk Settlers, Huron Tract, CN/Northwest Settlements, British Home Children, Farm Boys, and various Settlement Schemes.

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Online Sources for Scottish Genealogy Research - free webinar by Christine Woodcock now online for limited time

Online Sources for Scottish Genealogy Research - free webinar by Christine Woodcock now online for limited time

The recording of today's webinar by Christine Woodcock, "Online Sources for Scottish Genealogy Research" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/BCG for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

There comes a time when you have done all of the online researching you can do using the standard databases. In this talk you will learn of databases that aren't as well known but that can assist in breaking through your brick walls.

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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour and 21 minute recording of "Online Sources for Scottish Genealogy Research" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. If you have a webinar membership, it is available anytime.

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Are you Lost? Using Maps, Gazetteers and Directories for British Isles Research - free webinar by Paul Milner now online for limited time

Are you Lost? Using Maps, Gazetteers and Directories for British Isles Research - free webinar by Paul Milner now online for limited time

The recording of today's webinar, "Are you Lost? Using Maps, Gazetteers and Directories for British Isles Research” by Paul Milner is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

Learn what maps, gazetteers and directories are available for researching your ancestors in the British Isles. Learn from examples how to make good use of these tools to find where your ancestors are, what they did, when, where, and why they may have moved.
 
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New! The essential guide to finding your Scottish ancestors

New 12-part Scotland Series

Legacy Family Tree Webinars is pleased to announce a new 12-part Scottish genealogy series by one of Scotland's most prominent genealogists, Dr. Bruce Durie. The course takes you through the critical aspects of Scottish genealogy. For those with Scottish ancestry, this in-depth course is essential. 

The series debuted with a free live webinar on Friday, May 3rd and was immediately followed by the release of five pre-recorded classes into the Legacy library. These will be followed by another free live webinar on Friday, June 7th, 2019 and the release of the remaining 5 classes that same day.

The Scottish Course includes:

1. Scottish genealogy – Everything you need is at ScotlandsPeople, ScotlandsPlaces and the NationalLibrary of Scotland (Free until 5/8/2019, introductory)

2. Who Are The Scots? – History, Anthropology, DNA

3. Using ScotlandsPeople for Scottish censuses – 1841 and before to 1911

4. Using ScotlandsPeople for pre-1855 Old Parish Record – Baptisms, Marriages, Burials

5. Using ScotlandsPeople for post-1855 Statutory Records – Births, Marriages, Deaths

6. Scotland has no Probate – Wills and Testaments, Land Inheritance back to 1544

7. Using ScotlandsPlaces for People in Land and Tax Records etc., Maps, Gazetteers - Register for FREE June 7th live webinar

8. Numbers, Dates, Calendars, Money and Measure in Scotland

9. Scots Heraldry and Coats of Arms

10. Other Scottish Records and Sources – NRS, NRAS, SCAN

11. Myths, Stories and Pitfalls in Scottish Genealogy

12. Emigration from Scotland

 

About the Presenter

BruceDurie-400x400Dr. Bruce Durie is considered one of Scotland's top genealogists, with an international reputation. He is perhaps best known for his eight-year BBC radio series, “Digging Up Your Roots” and “A House with A Past”, and he has authored over 30 books, including the best-selling “Scottish Genealogy” now in its 4th edition. His background is in medicine and neuropharmacology, as well as holding a doctoral degree in history and education.
 
Bruce founded, delivered and ran the much-acclaimed Postgraduate Program in Genealogical Studies at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, including a full-time, online, one-year Masters Genealogical Studies programme. He now teaches courses on Genealogy, Documents and Heraldry as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.
 
He is well known for speaking, lecturing and presenting workshops on various aspects of Scottish genealogy, heraldry, history and culture worldwide but particularly in the UK, USA and Canada.
 
His latest book is "Your Scottish-American Ancestry" and forthcoming are:
  • "Celt-ish: Uncovering the Great 'Celtic' Conspiracy" (The History Press, late 2019/early 2020)
  • “The American Declaration of Independence and the Declaration of Arbroath” (early 2020)

(see www.brucedurie.co.uk/books.html)

Other honours and awards:

  • Shennachie (Genealogist and Historian) to the Chief of Durie
  • Elected to the prestigious Académie Internationale de Généalogie (the only member from Scotland)
  • Recently appointed Chartered Biologist (CBiol) by the Royal Biological Society for his work on the public understanding of Genetic Genealogy
  • Founding Member of the Register of Qualified Genealogists (www.qualifiedgenealogists.org)
  • Founding Member of the Editorial Board of two scholarly, peer-reviewed journals, Genealogy (www.mdpi.com/journal/genealogy) and The Journal of Genealogy and Family History (www.qualifiedgenealogists.org/ojs)
  • Fulbright Senior Scottish Studies Scholar 2016, spending eight months researching “Scottish Migration into Colonial America” at St Andrews University, Laurinburg, North Carolina, USA
  • Right of Audience at the Court of the Lord Lyon

More info at: www.brucedurie.co.uk

 
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Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 1 of 12: The Top 3 Resources - free webinar by Dr. Bruce Durie now online for limited time

Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 1 of 12: The Top 3 Resources - free webinar by Dr. Bruce Durie now online for limited time

The recording of Friday's webinar, "Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 1 of 12: The Top 3 Resources” by Dr. Burce Durie is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

Finding your Scottish ancestors is impossible without the vast and essential resources of ScotlandsPeople, ScotlandsPlaces and the National Library of Scotland. This introductory session will show participants how to register for and access these resources, and exactly what is and is not free to search and/or download. This class, an essential prerequisite for the others following, provides the foundation for this exclusive 12-part series of Scottish genealogy taught by one of Scotland's top genealogists, Dr. Bruce Durie.
 
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If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 31 minute recording of "Foundations of Scottish Genealogy 1 of 12: The Top 3 Resources" is now available to view in our webinar library for free for a limited time. 

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