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Date

Mar 13 2021

Time

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Numbers not Names: Using British Government Publications to locate Ancestors

Saturday, March 13 – 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM CST

Although census returns, customs records and the British Parliamentary Papers may seem like unlikely sources to use in tracking down a British ancestor who immigrated to Canada, they do hold nuggets of data that can provide vital clues. Lucille Campey will demonstrate how such sources can sometimes reveal the geographical origins of immigrants and/or their places of settlement in Canada. This can be achieved by analyzing numeric data rather than hunting down a particular surname.
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Numbers not Names: Using British Government Publications to locate Ancestors

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