Researching Family in the British Isles

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Researching Family in the British Isles

Monday, 8/13/18 9:00 am - Thursday, 8/16/18 4:00 pm


Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust St
19107 Philadelphia , PA

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 Click here for the course schedule and description

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.


Tuition for Researching Family in the British Isles:

  • 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.

Refund Policy:

Before July 1, 2018Full Price less $25
July 1 - July 31, 2018Full Price less $100


No refunds can be given after July 31, 2018.

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