Researching Your Irish Ancestors: Beyond the Basics

Judith Eccles Wight, AG
Dec 5, 2012
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Speaker's Introduction
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1m 36s
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Given Name Problems
7m 41s
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Surname Problems
14m 19s
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Place Name Problems
10m 26s
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Delia Holland
9m 17s
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Announcements / prizes
6m 41s
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Questions / answers
35m 52s

About this webinar

As difficult as Irish research is, we can overcome its hurdles if we have a better understanding of the idiosyncrasies of Irish given names, surnames, and place names. Our speaker, Judy Wight, solved the case of Delia Holland – in Ireland she was known as Bridget Houlihan. This webinar discusses situations you may encounter with names and places and provides resources for overcoming these problems.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Owner of Wight House Research, Judy has been an Accredited Genealogist specializing in Ireland (30+ years) and Scotland (10+ years).  She writes extensively for genealogical periodicals and is a popular teacher and lecturer at genealogical ev
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