Tracing Your European Ancestors

Julie Goucher
Dec 16, 2016
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Welcome
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
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Polish in Persia
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Challenges
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Prussian Empire
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Ottoman Empire
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British Empire
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Migrational Spirit
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Surname Distribution
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Guild of One-Name Studies
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DNA
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Major European Resources
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United Kingdom
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France
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Iberia
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Italy
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Low Countries
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Germany
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Austria
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Jewish
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Scandinavia
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Switzerland
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Poland
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The Balkans
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Bulgaria
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Ukraine
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Russia
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Conclusion
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Announcements/prizes
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About this webinar

A broad overview of research in Europe – a continent spanning more than thirty countries which has been subjected to wars, political unrest and border changes. Europe is a Continent with different languages, cultures and religions, all of which play a part in family history research. This presentation looks at the obstacles and pitfalls a researcher may encounter, and the major historical events & those that have had a marked effect on family history & are identified, especially the impact of the world wars and regional conflicts, border changes and movements of populations. Advice on broadly available sources is also discussed.

About the speaker

About the speaker

A family historian for more than 25 years, Julie started her interest into her roots early, encouraged by a series of Great Aunts. Julie’s ancestry is primarily from the southeast of England; Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire and her roots are de
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