Scottish Association of Family History Societies conference 2013
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
|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|
|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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