Monday, 1st July Canada Day
09.30 - Pitfalls and Possibilities in Parish Registers
Pauline Litton gave us a talk on the location of Parish
PR transcripts, and Bishops transcripts and I now have signed copies
of some of her "Basic Facts About ..." series.
10.45 - Tea/coffee and biscuits
Marion Moverley described some of the problems of accessing
local record offices and libraries
and suggested some sources we may not have thought of.
Leeds University's Brotherton library
The Historical Manuscripts Commision Click on ARCHON,
Familia - browse by place name,
and Access To Archives.
12.30 - Lunch
14.00 - A Jolly Jaunt through the Minster Archives
In the afternoon Louise Hampson described the York
which are an absolute treasure trove of information.
then presentations by Yorksgenners re New Zealand & Canada.