The Time of Cholera: A Case Study about Historical Context

by Alison Hare, CG    |    Intermediate    |     BCG     |     Board for Certification of Genealogists     |

London’s cholera epidemic of 1854 is best known as the story of Dr. John Snow, the Broad Street water pump and a map. But who were the people who died? This session describes the discoveries made when a genealogist whose ancestor died in the epidemic set out to identify the forgotten victims.

    Tuesday, July 20, 2021
  • 8:00pm Eastern
  • 7:00pm Central
  • 6:00pm Mountain
  • 5:00pm Pacific
    Wednesday, July 21, 2021
  • 12:00am GMT
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Presenter: Alison Hare, CG

Alison Hare of Ottawa, Ontario, has spent 30 years researching her ancestry in Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland and the United States. She is a former trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, a recipient of the board’s Donn Devine award for exemplary service, and has held BCG’s Certified Genealogist credential since 1999. She has presented her always well-received cholera lecture in Ottawa and Toronto and at several National Genealogical Society conferences in the U.S.

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