I have a range of lectures and talks available for local groups and societies. I am available throughout the year, please use the contact form to check out your dates.
This list will be updated regularly so please check back from time to time or if there is a subject you would like covered then please ask and if i can help I will.
INTRODUCING FAMILY HISTORY
Have you ever seen an advertisement and been tempted to trace your family tree only to sign onto a website and been bamboozled with too much information? Then this talk is for you - it gives an overview of the first steps and advice to help you with your searches online, using free and paid sites
THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE EMBARKING ON TRACING YOUR ANCESTORS
Embarking on your family history can be exciting but it pays to be aware of some of the more difficult situations you may encounter which maybe you should consider before starting. Having explained some of the dilemmas and pitfalls the talk finishes with a brief introduction to the subject and a few first steps to set you on your way should you decide to proceed.
DNA TESTING - IS IT FOR ME?
This is not a scientific talk but a look at the DNA test kits that are widely available. The number of those who have chosen to test is expected to hit 100 million over the next two years but what should you consider before taking the test and what might you expect to gain from the results? A brief overview of the procedure, the results, the pitfalls and where to go for further infomation.