Hidden in Plain Site: English and Welsh websites

Mia Bennett
Apr 26, 2023
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Welcome
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
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Civil Registration
7m 47s
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Parish Records
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Archives
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Books
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Probate
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Miscellaneous
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
7m 20s

About this webinar

This talk looks at free online sources that are often overlooked in preference for the main commercial websites. It is focused on English and Welsh resources. The talk gives ideas of where else you could go to expand your hunt for your ancestors’ life story.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Mia Bennett is an English professional genealogist specialising in DNA and genealogical methodology and sources. She is an Associate of the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives (AGRA) and previous trustee of the Society of Genea
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  1. LM
    Lesley Marshall
    2 months ago

    Thank you Mia, I did not realise that images of Lancashire parish records were available to view on line at Family Search. This is a big find for me.

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  2. WS
    Wayne Shepheard
    1 year ago

    Mia had some useful information to remind us about where to look for records. With regard to Online parish Clerks, though, I was disappointed that she missed commenting on the origin of the program and in illustrating the two most well-defined regions of Cornwall (where it started) and Devon, for which I am one of the OPCs. While many so-called OPC programs and webpages have data, they may not have individual OPCs with the expertise to assist researchers.

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  3. EF
    Edith Fensom
    1 year ago

    lots of good info especially for someone new to British genealogy

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  4. MC
    Maria Capaldi
    1 year ago

    I hope Mia comes back. It was very helpful!

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  5. TQ
    Tamara Quiring
    1 year ago

    SO much information! I will be going back and listening to this webinar again – the syllabus alone is worth the price of membership.

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  6. GL
    Graham Lowe
    1 year ago

    Mia Bennett, thank you for your fantastic presentation and accompanying syllabus which have given me numerous “off the beaten path” resources to further my research. Amazing!!!

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  7. LE
    Lorraine Elizabeth Heinrich
    1 year ago

    Helpful

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  8. FU
    Fran Ussery
    1 year ago

    Always great presentation!

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