Irish and Scots Irish Genealogy Lecture Tour, 08–26 March 2012

Saturday, 10 March 2012 (9:00 AM to 4:30 PM)
Programme title: Researching Your Irish Ancestors – EWGS Spring Seminar
Location of programme: Spokane Public Library, 906 W. Main, Spokane, WA 99201, Tel: 509 444 5300
Host organisation: Eastern Washington Genealogical Society
Main contact: Donna Potter Phillips, [email protected], Tel: (509) 624-4118
Registration Details: $20 Members; $25 Non-Members
Send postal registrations to: EWGS P.O. Box 1826, Spokane, WA 99210-1826
Further information: Register via the online form EWGS at:

Sunday, 11 March 2012 (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)
Programme title: Irish Genealogy Conference
Location of programme: Nordic Heritage Museum 3014 NW 67th St Seattle WA
Host organisation: Irish Heritage Club
Main contact: Jean A. Roth, [email protected] or John F. Keane, [email protected]
Registration Details: $45 pr person including box lunch
Further information:Register online at: OR mail the registration information (name, contact info,lunch choice and a cheque payable to IHC), to: Irish Heritage Club, P.O. Box 75123, Seattle, WA 98175

Monday, 12 March 2012 (6:00 PM to 9:00 PM)
Programme title: Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors
Location of programme: Oregon Stamp Society Building, 4828 NE 33rd Ave Portland, OR 97211
Host organisation: The All-Ireland Cultural Society of Oregon
Main contact: Sam Keator, [email protected]
Registration Details: $20 per person. Register online at –

Wednesday, 14 March 2012
Location of programme: Tuscon, AZ – Details to be confirmed
Main contact: Nina Harrison, [email protected]

Saturday, 17 March 2012 (10.00 AM to 3.30 PM)
Programme title: Researching Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors
Location of programme: Bentonville Public Library, 405 S. Main Street. Bentonville, AR 72712
Host organisation: Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society
Main contact: Joyce Ater, President of NAGS
Registration Details: There is no charge to attend but those wishing to attend must register as seating is limited. They can preregister by phone 479-271-6820 or by mail: NAGS, c/o Bentonville Library at the above address, e-mail at: [email protected] or by phone, 479-271-6820 where you can leave a message.
Further information:[email protected], Tel: 479-271-6820

Monday, 19 March 2012 (9:00 AM to 5.00 PM)
Programme title: Researching your Irish Ancestors
Location of programme: Spout Springs Library Branch, Hall County Library System, 6488 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch, Gainesville, GA 30542
Host organisation: The Friends of the Hall County Library System
Main contact: Ronda Sanders, [email protected], Tel: 770 532-3311, ext 116
Registration Details: $35 per person. The price includes the workshop and a box lunch. Library opens 8.30am for registration, workshop beings at 9.00am. Registrations to be received by 14 March (space is limited). There will be an additional $5.00 for late registration. Mail registration forms to the Friends of the Hall County Library System, Irish Workshop, 127 Main Street,
NW, Gainesville, GA 30501-3699
Further information: On the home page click on “Adults” at the top of the screen, and then click on “Genealogy” for information about the program. Then click on “Click Here” for more details and a registration form. It is possible to register and pay online.

Tuesday, 20 March 2012 (7:00 PM to 9:00 PM)
Programme title: Researching your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors
Location of programme: R.R. Smith Center for History and Art, 20 South New Street, Staunton, VA 24401
Host organisation: Augusta County Historical Society
Main contact:Katharine Brown, [email protected]
Registration Details: Programme free for members, non-members $5.00 each. E-mail: [email protected]. Postal address: P.O. Box 686 Staunton, VA 24402-0686
Further information: Augusta County Historical Society, 20 South New Street, Staunton, VA 24401, Tel: 540-248-4151.

Thursday, 22 March 2012 (6:30 PM to 8:30 PM)
Programme title: Researching 17th Century Irish Ancestors
Location of programme: 2nd Floor Poetry Room, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Host organisation: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Main contact:Marilyn Holt, [email protected]. Tel: 412 622 3154 (Carnegie Library)
Registration Details:Free and open to the public but pre-registration required – call 412-622-3154

Friday, 23 March 2012 (4:00 PM to 7:30 PM)
Programme title: Researching your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors
Location of programme: Commodore John Barry Irish Center, 6815 Emlen Street, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, PA 19119

Host organisation: The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
Main contact: Joyce Homan, [email protected] or Anita Coraluzzi, [email protected]. Tel: (215) 545-0391
Registration Details: GSP & Irish Center Members – $20; Non-Members – $30. Register online at:;=1
Further information:

Saturday, 24 March 2012 (9.00 AM to 4.00 PM)
Programme title: Irish and Scots-Irish Research
Location of programme: Ramapo College, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430
Host organisation:Genealogical Society of Bergen County
Main contact:Ann Thompson,

Sunday, 25 March 2012 (10.00 AM to 5.00 PM)
Programme title: Irish and Scots-Irish Seminar
Location of programme: Manheim Township Public Library, 595 Granite Run Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601, Tel: 717 560-6441
Host organisation: (Lancaster County Historical Society and President James Buchanan’s Wheatland)
Main contact: Marjorie Bardeen, [email protected], Tel: (717) 392 4633 ext. 119 or Kevin Shue, [email protected] Tel; (717) 392-4633 ext. 114
Registration Details: $75 for members/$85 for non members. For more information or to pre-register call 717 392 4633 ext. 119, or email: [email protected]
Participants should pre-register by March 19, 2012
Further information:
On the home page click on the “Events” tab at the top of the page.
Then scroll down the “upcoming events” to view information about the programme. Then click on the link to download the brochure.

21 April 2012
Yakima Valley Genealogical Society, Yakima, Washington
Jay Fonkert, CGSM will be presenting:

  • Fish and Chips Genealogy: Finding your Common English Ancestors

  • Bangers and Mash Genealogy: a Meat and Potatoes Approach to Solving English Genealogical Problems

More information:

British Institute 2012
October 8-12, 2012, Salt Lake City, Utah
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