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Scottish Association of Family History Societies conference 2013

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The 24th annual conference of the Scottish Association of Family History Societies will be held on 11 May 2013 at the Scottish Borders Campus, Nether Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HE. The conference is hosted by the Borders Family History Society and will run from 10am to 4pm.

The conference theme is: Comings and Goings: Migration and Scotland.

Talks at the conference will include

  • Scotland and Migration
  • Border Shepherds in Caithness
  • Emigration & Immigration Records on the Internet
  • Droving and Drove Roads in Northumberland
  • Exploring the Buccleuch Archives

 

Provisional programme

8am Doors open for exhibitors
9am Delegates' Registration opens
10am Family History Fair opens
10am Welcome by Chairman and Patron
10.10am Talk: Scotland and Migration by Ian Wotherspoon
11.10am Talk: Droving and Drove Roads in Northumberland by Dr Ian Roberts
12.30pm      Talk: Emigration & Immigration Records on the Internet by Ken Nisbet
1.15pm Talk: Exploring the Buccleuch Archives by Andrew Armstrong
2pm Talk: Border Shepherds in Caithness by Jennifer Bruce
3pm Talk: Migration Stories at the National Portrait Gallery by Sheila Asante
3.45pm Closing speeches
4.30pm Family History Fair closes

 

The delegate fee is £15 which includes all talks but excludes lunch and refreshments. For more information, visit the Borders Family History website.

 

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