Events – Programming


Third Thursday for 2017 continues –

Celebrating Your Irish & Scots-Irish Ancestors –

Thank you to everyone who made the day such a success.   PHOTOS

Join…   The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania and The Ulster Historical Foundation for a full day of exploring your Irish and Scots-Irish Genealogy

March 18, 2017
9 am to 4:30 pm
Brookside Manor
50 Bustleton Pike – Feasterville PA


• Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish family history research
• Irish townlands: the importance of place, identity, and administrative divisions in Irish research
• Churches in Ireland
• Using printed sources for Irish family history: newspapers, street directories, Ordnance Survey Memoirs, and British parliamentary papers on Ireland
• Using land records: Griffith’s Valuation, tithe and estate records
• The Ulster Plantation and sources for finding 17th century families in Ireland (not just Ulster)
• Q&A and brick walls

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