Talks September to January 2019

All Talks will be held in the Room 901, Reception, Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre, 12 Seedhill Road, Paisley, PA1 1JS

Searching for Your ancestors Geneaology Series | History Talks

Book your Talk or the Searching for your Ancestors lecture Series through the link on each talk title.

Each talk is bookable up to miday, the day before the talk is due to take place. If you decide to come at the last minute, please contact us through the contact form to check places are available.

History Talks

Wednesday 7 – 9pm
All Talks will be held in the Room 901, Reception, Mile End Mill, Abbey Mill Business Centre, 12 Seedhill Road, Paisley, PA1 1JS
11 September The Pollok Witch Hunt
25 September Paisley’s Textile Heritage through Maps workshop
9 October Paisley’s Ship Building Heritage
23 October Using Historical Maps Workshop
6 November Clarks & Coats: the early years
20 November Barrhead & Neilston Heritage
4 December Industrial Paisley
11 December Churches in Paisley after 1729
15 January 2020 Renfrewshire Villages
29 January 2020 Royal Renfrew
For full information and booking pleae click the link on the topic.

Searching for your Ancestors



An eight week lecture series teachign you how to research your ancestors. The course meets every two weeks from Monday 2nd September between 7 and 9pm in the Mile End Mill Meeting Room. Bring your own laptop or device with you if you have already started working on your ancestry and want to ask for help!
Each week you will be given copies of blank form relating to each weeks topic (when relevant) that will be useful when working on your own tree.
Cost: £100 for all 8 Sessions (saving £20) or £15 per session
2 September An introduction
16 September Scotland’s Old Parish Registers to 1855
30 September Scotland’s Civil Records 1855 Onwards
14 October Scotland’s Census’
28 October English Records
11 November Irish Records
25 November Using Genealogical Software
9 December Heritage Centre Records: Poor Relief, Newspapers, Census’

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