Lanarkshire Local & Family History Show 2017
Scotland's Largest Family History Event
Annual show appealing to everyone with an interest in family history and local heritage.
Four speakers in the theatre; family history societies from throughout Scotland; local history and heritage groups; national family history organisations; archives and museums; genealogy supplies; free 1-to-1 help and advice on researching your family history from professional genealogists and specialists in Irish and military research.
Talks as listed below:
10am: Sharon Paton, South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Museums Service – On the archival research that went into restoring Chatelherault Hunting Lodge
11am: Dr Irene O’Brien, Glasgow City Senior Archivist – On Using Trade Records and Directories and the value they have for family research
1:30pm: Ruth Washbrook, National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive – On the new film collection at Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, and its use in family history
2:30pm: Chris Paton, Genealogist and Author - Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis
Good public transport, free parking, disabled access and facilities.