Categories

Want to know when I write?

Upcoming Talks

Oct
21
Sat
11:30 am A Land Grant in Upper Canada: Na...
A Land Grant in Upper Canada: Na...
Oct 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
ANNUAL MEETING AND LUNCHEON OF THE CANADIAN SOCIETY OF MAYFLOWER DESCENDANTS Early settlers could obtain their land free of cost, but it wasn’t free of paperwork and waiting patiently for the official wheels to turn.[...]
Oct
28
Sat
10:00 am Oakville Family History Fair
Oakville Family History Fair
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
OAKVILLE’S FIRST ANNUAL FAMILY HISTORY FAIR 10:00am to 4:00pm At 2:30pm, I will speak on: City and Rural Directories for Family History Research. Directories are a major source for family historians, particularly in North America.[...]
May
17
Thu
7:00 pm The Search for Alban Leaf
The Search for Alban Leaf
May 17 @ 7:00 pm
The Search for Alban Leaf @ Uxbridge Public Library | Uxbridge | Ontario | Canada
MEETING OF UXBRIDGE GENEALOGY GROUP This presentation demonstrates the use of many English record types—in a period well before census and civil registration. The search for the subject of this case history, Londoner Alban Leaf[...]
Sep
25
Tue
7:00 pm Life on the Farm
Life on the Farm
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm
Life on the Farm @ Wellington County Museum and Archives | Fergus | Ontario | Canada
LIFE ON THE FARM: YOUR ANCESTOR’S PLACE IN ONTARIO AGRICULTURE Meeting of Wellington County Branch OGS We often think of farming as a traditional occupation—something that hasn’t really changed much. But that is not and[...]
website security

The Search for Alban Leaf

When:
May 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
2018-05-17T19:00:00-04:00
2018-05-17T19:15:00-04:00
Where:
Uxbridge Public Library
9 Toronto St S
Uxbridge, ON L9P 1P3
Canada
Cost:
Free. Visitors are welcome.
The Search for Alban Leaf @ Uxbridge Public Library | Uxbridge | Ontario | Canada

MEETING OF UXBRIDGE GENEALOGY GROUP

This presentation demonstrates the use of many English record types—in a period well before census and civil registration. The search for the subject of this case history, Londoner Alban Leaf (1681-1756), takes us from manorial records and parish registers in Yorkshire, to Faculty Office marriage license allegations at Lambeth Palace and an ancient church in Smithfield, to manors in rural Essex, and to intriguing records of inheritance in all locations. Special attention is paid to search techniques—understanding what records might exist, how their location may be influenced by geography and changes in custody, and casting a wider net to compensate for missing records. The presentation features several of the wonderful online finding aids and digitizing projects available to UK searchers, as well as on-the-cobbles research.

 

Comments are closed.