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Beyond the Census: Census substitutes and other records before 1841 and after 1911


Else Churchill and Jackie Depelle aim to help you find records that can take your family tree back in time, before 1841, and bring your tree into the 20th century, after 1911. During the usual census years, 1841-1911, there are plenty of records to cross-reference and roll back you family research. But what about the times before and after these years? Discover where research sources can be found and used effectively.


10:30 – A look at Early Family History Sources before 1841 (Else Churchill)

11:30 – short break

11:45 –Bridging the Gap – Tracing Forwards from the 1911 census (Jackie Depelle)

About the speakers: 

Else Churchill is the Genealogist at the Society Genealogists in London and a has over 30 years of experience as a genealogist.

Formerly a professional genealogical librarian and researcher, Else has worked for the SoG since 1994. She now leads on external liaison, representation and communications; the Society's education and publishing programmes as well as being the Society's subject specialist.

Jackie Depelle has been teaching Family History in and around Yorkshire, England, since the days of micro-film and fiche!  Now firmly embracing the virtual world offering online courses and talks to a national audience.

A speaker at major events such as WDYTYA-Live and RootTech London, Jackie maintains her support of Family History volunteers through Chairing the Yorkshire Group of Family History Societies and membership of various groups including the Guild of One Name Studies,  British Association for Local Studies, Bradford, Calderdale and Wakefield FHS.

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