Virtual Spring Institute on Irish Research with John Grenham
16 March 2023
For information on topics, pricing and registration, please see our Irish Spring Institute page.
John Grenham was Project Manager with the Irish Genealogical Project from 1991 to 1995 and later went on to develop and market his own genealogical software, 'Grenham's Irish Recordfinder." In 2005, he was the first Genealogist-in-Residence at Dublin City Library. He was awarded a fellowship of The Irish Genealogical Society of Ireland in 2010. He is the author of Tracing your Irish Ancestors (5th ed. Dublin, Baltimore MD, 2019) the standard reference guide for Irish genealogy, The Atlantic Coast of Ireland (2014), Clans and Families of Ireland (1995), and An Illustrated History of Ireland (1997), among other works. He wrote the "Irish Roots" column in The Irish Times from 2009 to 2016, develops heritage databases, and ran the Irish Ancestors website in conjunction with The Irish Times until 2016. He now runs the successor website at www.johngrenham.com.
Coming Up on 4 February 2023 at 11am EST
Peggy Lauritzen, AG® presents
I'm Warning You - The Warning Out System
Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, FOGS, was involved in genealogy before she was even born. The daughter of avid genealogists, she was spending time in courthouses and cemeteries while other children were playing on swings and going to the beach. The love of her family’s history has never left her. With her experience serving as a former and current Family History Director, she frequently speaks at genealogical societies, workshops, seminars, and webinars where she loves bringing genealogy to life. Some of those would include The Ohio Genealogical Society, The Ohio State University, Brigham Young University, and many other state and local genealogy societies. She has recently completed several Legacy QuickGuides on Appalachia and is a well-known webinar presenter. In 2018, she was awarded the title of Fellow of the Ohio Genealogical Society and received the Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service in Genealogy. Peggy is an instructor at Ancestry Academy, Family Tree University, a columnist for Reminisce magazine, and a former researcher for Ancestry ProGenealogists.
Welcome to ISBGFH
Since 1979 the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History has been helping genealogists connect to their British and Irish ancestry.
Whether you are just beginning your British Isles research or are a seasoned genealogist, ISBGFH can enhance your knowledge of important resources with our quality programming, our quarterly journal British Connections, and our website.
The latest British Connections has been posted in the members-only area.
How ISBGFH Can Help You
As an educational organization, our mission is to help you understand and apply the records and resources available in the U.S. and the British Isles.
Our popular British Institute offers a week of total immersion into British research topics. Held annually in the fall at Salt Lake City, Utah, British Institute courses are especially designed to help you develop your research skills in British and Irish records. With instructors there to guide you throughout the day, classes are held each morning followed by a full afternoon at the Family History Library, utilizing their outstanding British collections and applying the research techniques and analytical skills learned in your Institute class.
Our quarterly journal, British Connections, contains informative articles, news, website links, and queries. Filled with expert advice and articles to aid your research goals, it is sure to stimulate your interest in British research. ISBGFH members can view and download issues of British Connections after clicking on the “Members Area” menu choice and logging in.
Our Surname Interests PDF encourages connections to other members, via e-mail, to share information on mutual ancestry. This is a benefit of membership and only ISBGFH members can view the information on the PDF.