Tuesday, 6 October 2009
Durham Region Branch Ontario Genealogical Society
7:30 p.m., McLaughlin Branch, Oshawa Public Library, 65 Bagot Street, Oshawa. The guest speaker for this month is Lady Mary Teviot who is visiting Ontario from West Sussex, England.
The Parish Chest
This presentation includes a range of records generated by the Anglican Church: how to access, how to use, and how they can enhance your family history research.
Lady Teviot has been involved with Family History Research for over 35 years. She has undertaken lecture tours in Canada, Australia, South Africa, USA and New Zealand and is an accredited speaker for Surrey, East and West Sussex W.I.’s. Her company is Census Searches Ltd. ( http://www.census-searches.co.uk )which undertakes research into family history, probate and media research.
She is President of the Federation of Family History Societies. She is also Vice Chairman of the Friends of East Sussex Record Office and a Member of the Council of the British Records Association.
Lady Teviot took part in the second series of Heir Hunters on BBC 1 and is participating in the third series which will be shown during the summer of 2009.