Scottish Course at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research – June 9-14, 2013

There are a few places left in the Scottish track at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research being held Jun 9-14, 2013 at Samford University in Birmingham Alabama. This is an intense week focusing just on Scottish Research. If you are interested you need to act soon as the class is filling up. Have a look at the following class schedule. If you are interested go to IGHR 2013 to Register.

Monday

  • 8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: Class Orientation/Introductions
  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Scotland – Definitions, Sources, Repositories and Processes
  • 9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Scottish Emigration to North America
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: History of Scotland
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Internet: Commercial Sites (Computer Lab)

Tuesday

  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Internet: Free Sites (Computer Lab)
  • 9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Find the Correct Place: Maps and Gazetteers
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Civil Registration
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Making Sense of the Census

Wednesday

  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Church Records for B/M/D
  • 9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Kirk Session and Poor Relief Records
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Inheritance: Wills and Executries
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Inheritance: Transfer of Land and Buildings

Thursday

  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Burghs and Their Records
  • 9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.: Occupation Records
  • 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Scots in the British Military — Part 1
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Scots in the British Military — Part 2

Friday

  • 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Overlooked Sources — 17th and 18th Centuries
  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Overlooked Sources — 19th and 20th Centuries
  • 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Mini-Break
  • 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: Planning your Trip to Scotland
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Certificates and Farewells

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