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Sunday 11 February

SOLD OUT: Researching your Irish and Scots-Irish Family History(Meetings, Lectures & Seminars)

When: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Where: Unley Town Hall
 181 Unley Rd, Unley, South Australia

square plainGenealogy SA is proud to present a full-day seminar delivered by two international experts in Irish research from the Ulster Historical Foundation, Gillian Hunt and Fintan Mullan.

The seminar will cover key genealogical records for the whole island of Ireland.

Featuring a broad range of topics, the seminar will include many aspects of Irish & Scots-Irish research including church records, townlands & land records, workhouse records and much more. 

Join us for this rare opportunity to hear, in Adelaide, these international experts in the field of Irish family history research.

Book your ticket now!


Program topics include:

Introduction to Irish & Scots-Irish History Research and archives

Irish Church records:  all denominations used in Irish genealogical research

Understanding Irish Townlands:  the importance of place, identity & administrative divisions in Irish research

Using Irish land records:  Griffith’s Valuation & valuation revisions, Tithe and Estate Records

Irish Poor Law & local government records:  Guardianship Boards & Workhouse Records

For full topic details, click here.

Gillian Hunt is the Research Officer with the Ulster Historical Foundation and is responsible for the management of the Foundation's many genealogical activities. As well as managing the genealogy side of the Foundation's work, Gillian carries out research for clients and is a hugely experienced user of the General Register Office and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. She regularly teaches courses in Northern Ireland and gives talks on family history in the rest of Ireland, the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Gillian has been co-presenting our annual North American lecture tours since 2013 and has been with the Ulster Historical Foundation since 2001.

Fintan Mullan is the Executive Director of the Ulster Historical Foundation and has been responsible for the management of this successful Belfast-based, educational non-profit since 2001. He has extensive experience in Irish family history research and is a regular international speaker on Irish genealogy, having spoken in Ireland, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and most of the lower 48 states of the USA. He has managed the production of over 150 Irish history and genealogy titles, including the perennial favourite, Researching Scots-Irish Ancestors. Fintan has ensured the Foundation has been at the forefront of developments in Irish genealogy, including heritage tourism products and the provision of online resources. He helped to pioneer, the unique database with over 22 million Irish historical records. He is a non-executive director of Irish Family History Foundation and board member of the National Collection of Northern Ireland Publications.

An information-packed day awaits you! Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to kick start or delve deeper into your Irish research. 

$115 members / $130 non-members
– Plus optional pre-purchased catered lunch: $20. Must be booked at time of ticket purchase 
*May be subject to change