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Judy Russell & Paul Blake DownUnder


Sat 13 Feb 2016, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Central City Library, 44-46 Lorne St, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Pay on the door: $20.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: seonaid2

Special Family History Event
Judy Russell & Paul Blake DownUnder

An Unlock the Past event in association with Auckland Libraries

Saturday, 13 February 2016, 10am – 4pm
Central City Library, Lorne Street, Auckland

Booking Essential

Four presentations by Judy Russell & Paul Blake plus local speakers
- The common poor: transported, indentured, enslaved - Judy Russell
- No vitals? No problem! Building a family through circumstantial evidence - Judy Russell
- Protestant nonconformity in England and Wales - Paul Blake
- London genealogy: or the metropolitan nightmare - Paul Blake

Judy Russell - The Legal Genealogist (US). Judy is an American genealogist with a law degree. She writes, teaches and lectures on a wide variety of genealogical topics, ranging from using court records in family history to understanding DNA testing. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society (U.S.) and numerous state and regional genealogical societies. Now on the faculty of IGHR as well as the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) and the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), she is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), from which she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer.

Paul Blake (England). Paul is a full-time researcher, lecturer and author, with over 20 years’ experience. He holds the Diploma in Genealogy from the Institute of Heraldic & Genealogical Studies. Based in London, England, he specialises in London and military ancestry but has wide expertise and lectures on a variety of genealogy and related subjects in England, North America and elsewhere overseas. He was vice-chairman of the Executive Committee of the Federation of Family History Societies, and its Director of Publicity. He serves on The National Archives Online Advisory Board and on the Regular Users Committees of TNA and the Family Records Centre. Paul is President of the East Surrey FHS and a Fellow of the Society of Genealogists.

Where: Whare Wānanga – opposite the Central Auckland Research Centre,
Level 2, Central City Library, Lorne Street
$20 to be paid on the day – Limited seats so booking in advance essential

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