Thursday, 12 February 2015

Scottish Institute Day Two Speaker Line-Up

The Scottish Institute will be held in Edinburgh and will offer a series of talks by experts in their respective genealogical fields

Tuesday October 20

Today's talks will take place at the West Lothian Room of the Lothian Chambers on the George IV Bridge. Here, we will hear from the following experts:

Richard Hunter, archivist at the Edinburgh City Archives will share information on the resources available at the City Archives as well as how these records can be accessed for genealogical research

Louise McCarron, Manager of Reader Services at the National Library of Scotland will discuss the holdings of the NLS and, in particular, the family history resources that are available for genealogical research. Focus will be given to the Maps, Newspapers and Trades and Post Office Directories

Following lunch on our own, we will hear from Louise Williams, archivist with the Lothian NHS. Louise's talk Finding Heritage in Health: Hospital Records for Genealogists

Andrew Nicholl, Development Manager at SCRAN will talk to us about the resources available through the ScotlandsPlaces website as well as the photographic collection available from the Royal Commission of Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland and how these can enhance genealogical research and research reports.

Our day will end early to allow for some free time to enjoy this historic city.

Tuesday provides 5 hours of learning. 

The Scottish Institute is limited to 15 participants. This is a unique learning opportunity which will also allow time to make collaborative relationships through built in networking opportunities. 

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