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Births & Deaths at Sea


Perhaps one of the most complex sets of records to research for a death or birth which took place on board a ship. In this talk, Ian Waller examines the various records generated relating to both civilian and military shipping.  

Many family historians hit a research challenge when searching for such events so this talk paves the way to help you unravel the variety of records. 


About the speaker: Ian Waller is a retired professional genealogist with over thirty years’ experience in English research. He is the author of several books, a number published by our society. 

He is a qualified adult education tutor and lectures widely on family history topics at both the beginner and advanced levels. He is currently vice chairman of the Family History Federation, a Fellow of AGRA where he was a former Chairman/Council member, and  also a Fellow of the Society of Genealogists 

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