Family History Festival


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    The Jersey Family History Festival will be returning this year at Jersey Archive from Friday to Sunday, 16-18 September


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    16-09-2022 09:00 16-09-2022 16:00 Europe/UK Family History Festival <p>The Jersey Family History Festival will be returning this year at Jersey Archive from Friday to Sunday, 16-18 September</p> Jersey Archive true

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    The Jersey Family History Festival will be returning this year at Jersey Archive from Friday to Sunday, 16-18 September.

    Joining us this year will be UK genealogist and author Celia Heritage (pictured below), who will be delivering talks about how to trace your UK ancestors.

    Archive staff will also be delivering various talks, tours, workshops, panels and one to one sessions over the weekend. One not to be missed for the budding family historian.

    To book for any of the talks email archives@jerseyheritage.org or call 833300. Some talks are available online. For links to register see below.

    Programme for the weekend:

    Friday 16 September – Open 9am-4pm

    10am Introduction to Family History

    Hear about how to get started on your family history journey with Linda Romeril.

    This talk is also available online. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9216543394948668428

    11am Advanced Archives and Collections Online (ACO) Workshop

    Learn how to use ACO more effectively with Emily Le Feuvre.

    This talk is also available online. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5981683429008498956

    12pm Treasures Tour

    See behind the scenes at Jersey Archive and discover some of the treasures we hold in our Strongrooms with Stuart Nicolle.

    2pm French Immigration to Jersey

    Find out how to research family members when they came to the Island from France with Stuart Nicolle.

    This talk is also available online. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7062640798065815310

    PM – One on One Advice Sessions

    Need advice on how to look after your family archives? Book a one to one session with our Conservation Team to hear how best to look after your precious documents.

    Want to start your family history journey but not sure where to start. Book a one to one session with our Public Services Team to learn some tips and tricks.

    To book for any of the talks or sessions email archives@jerseyheritage.org or call 833300.

    Saturday 17 September – Open 9am-4pm

    10am ‘What’s Your Town’s Story?’ – Beresford Street

    Discover the history of the Beresford Street area with Linda Romeril. Booking Recommended.

    11.30am Resources used to research ‘WYTS?’

    This talk will give an insight into how Archive staff research and put together their ‘What’s Your Town’s Story?’ talks with Stuart Nicolle

    2pm Tracing your Ancestors in England and Wales

    Guest Speaker Celia Heritage will talk about how to research your English and Welsh forebears. Booking Recommended.

    This talk is also available online. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1187818229463344400

    To book for any of the talks or sessions email archives@jerseyheritage.org or call 833300.

    Sunday 18 September – Open 9am-1pm

    10am Tracing your Ancestors in Scotland and Ireland

    Guest Speaker Celia Heritage will talk about how to research your Scottish and Irish relatives. Booking Recommended.

    This talk is also available online. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4671866013164939024

    11am Family History Panel Session

    Ask our Panel general questions about family history or archives with Celia Heritage, Linda Romeril and Stuart Nicolle.

    This talk is also available online. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7823463262068597515

    12pm Treasures Tour

    See behind the scenes at Jersey Archive and discover some of the treasures we hold in our Strongrooms with Stuart Nicolle.

    AM – One on One Advice Sessions

    Need advice on how to look after your family archives? Book a one to one session with our Conservation Team to hear how best to look after your precious documents.


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    UK genealogist and author Celia Heritage (pictured) will be delivering talks about how to trace your UK ancestors.