In Search of the Missing England
21 April 2012, 1-4pm, Lipman Building (room 031), Northumbria University
1:00pm Welcome from Professor Don MacRaild and John Stobbs
1:10pm Professor Don MacRaild, ‘Why do we not talk about an English Diaspora?’
A discussion of why English emigrants are not seen as the same as the Irish and Scots, and a specific look at problems of sources.
2:00pm Dr Brad Patterson ‘Knowing your English ancestors in New Zealand’
A discussion of English emigration patterns to NZ and an exploration of the sources NZ family historians use
3:10pm John Stobbs, ‘Tracing your English ancestors’
3:40pm Q&A discussion with all speakers
Attendance at the event is free. If you wish to attend please register by 14 April, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is hosted by Northumbria University and the Northumberland & Durham Family History Society.
Date posted: March 10, 2012