HSP presents an in-depth, 4-day class series on researching family in the British Isles. Through these expert-taught classes, you’ll learn how to conduct genealogical research in Scotland, Ireland and England. Classes in using DNA to conduct research are also a part of the curriculum.
Learn how and where research on British family can be conducted, and what information can be discovered!
(Planning to attend the British Institute at the LDS Family History Library? Researching Family in the British Isles can give you a solid grounding, and help you get the most out of your research! More information is available on the British Institute at www.isbgfh.org.)
Dr. Maurice Gleeson, MB, London based genetic genealogist
Christine Woodcock, Genealogy Tours of Scotland
Frank Southcott, President, International Society for British Genealogy and Family History
Tuition for Researching Family in the British Isles:Registration (January 1–June 30, 2018)
- Friend of HSP $299
- General Admission $350
One-day tickets for each day of the class are also available for $99/day!
Enrollment will be limited to 40 persons on a first come, first enrolled basis.
Special consultations will be available during the course to help you with your research of a specific topic or family related to the British Isles of Ireland and Scotland, or DNA and in using resources appropriate to those countries. During the sixty minute consultation, you and the genealogist will:
Review the records and sources already explored to determine where to look next
Develop a research plan
Get advice on "breaking through" a brick wall research problem
Space is extremely limited. Consultations are $125/session, and can be purchased during checkout.
- Before July 1, 2018 Full price less $25
- July 1 - July 31, 2018 Full price less $100
- No refunds after July 31
HSP has reserved a limited amount rooms at the Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown for $139 per-night. To reserve a room at this discounted rate, call 215-735-9300 and mention that you are booking for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Friends of HSP support the institution’s mission by providing philanthropic donations that fund general operations. Learn more about the benefits of giving at hsp.org/friends.
Chris Damiani at email@example.com or 215-982-2424.