Computer Group - Family Tree Maker User Meeting Mark Olsen, who is the FTM Ambassador will join us from the States by Zoom . Join us for a live discussion and Q and A session to answer all your questions about Family Tree Maker, the latest version, updates, features and more. This is an interactive […]
Elaine knew her father and grandmother were born in India, it wasn’t until she joined FIBIS (about 20 years ago) that she discovered 6 generations in India, originating from two poor Irish soldiers, one in His Majesty’s forces and the other in the East India Company Army being sent out to India. It is estimated […]
Computer Group - DFHS Transcriptions We will use the Share screen facility to make the Excel Transcriptions of Dorset registers available for the meeting. An opportunity to chase up that elusive Dorset ancestor, and find out what we have available.
Mia (Amelia) provides information on more advanced tools and techniques for analysing your DNA results. Covering chromosome browsers, clustering, triangulation and X-DNA. Mia takes your use of DNA for family history to the next level! We welcome Mia back to show her interest in using DNA to solve genealogical mysteries. Mia has been researching her […]
Join us for the first of our post lockdown face to face events!! Our Family History Day will be held on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at St George's Church Oakdale. This will be a smaller event than our previous events at Parkstone Grammar School, but just as interesting! Come along and meet the following exhibitors: […]
Computer Group I have shared my experience of using Rootschat previously, but this will be an opportunity to look at more recent use of this site. Any other users are welcome to pitch in.
Our next Introduction to Family History workshop, for those who are wanting to start or have recently started their family history research, is planned for Tuesday 10 May. Through presentation the workshop covers Getting Started, BMD certificates, Census returns and Planning your Next Steps. There will also be the opportunity to look at a range […]
Emma's talk is an exploration of women's roles in the First World War, and the surviving records, including online resources, which family historians can use to explore the lives of their ancestors and others. The presentation will cover auxiliary services, medical roles, transport, police, women on the land and voluntary organisations. Emma takes her talk […]
Following the successful evening presented by FTM, we have decided to run a User Group with meetings every three or four months. This inaugural meeting is an attempt to gauge support and discuss topics, form of meeting, how often, etc. Family Tree Maker is a registered trademark of The Software MacKiev Company.
Using many of her own family photographs, Sally looks at how to use techniques to read the clues and build a case for each image, in order to give a "best guess" date and hopefully help identify the sitter. Sally takes a light-hearted look at images ranging from the 1840's to the 1900's with many […]