Virtual Conference 2023 Ontario Ancestors, The Ontario Genealogical Society

Findmypast Workshop – Friday, September 8, 2023

Registration closes Thursday Sept 7th at 11:59pm.

Presented by Jen Baldwin

Times listed below are EDT and are approximate. There will be an hour break for lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 PM.

9:00 AM – British Bonanza! Exploring England’s Records from Home. What do you need to know about British genealogy to get started? This presentation will talk you through the basics and highlight unique records found only on Findmypast. 

10:00 AM – Strategic Searching on Findmypast. Make the most of your valuable time on Findmypast after learning best practices, different ways to search, and utilizing the site to your greatest advantage through this presentation. Our newest features will always be included. 

11:00 AM – In-Depth with the 1921 Census of England and Wales. A crucial window into the population, the 1921 Census is a remarkable collection of individual stories and truths of our ancestors, just waiting to be found. This session will cover the vast research opportunities from around the world, made available for the first time only on Findmypast.  

1:00 PM – Whistle Stop Tour: The British Newspaper Archive. The value of newspapers in family history is undisputable, and that includes newspapers from overseas. Learn the ins and outs of the largest online collection of digitized newspapers from the British Isles and the British Commonwealth. 

2:00 PM – Q&A

This is a virtual live session only and as such, will NOT be recorded.

The Findmypast Workshop is purchased separate from Conference. Cost is $25. Register now!

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