Strategic Searching on Findmypast

Saturday, December 16

Strategic Searching on Findmypast

GoToWebinar with a recording available for later viewing to all registrants

10:30 AM – Noon CST (UTC-6)

Instructor: Jen Baldwin

This webinar is free to all: IGSI members and non-members, but registration is required!

Jen Baldwin works for Findmypast as Research Specialist and North American Content Manager. Her presentation will help you to make the most of the site’s resources by learning best practices and seeing different ways to search the site. She is a renowned presenter who will help you to leverage the site to your greatest advantage in your research. The newest site features will be highlighted. Lucky registrants will receive a free one-year subscription to the site as a door prize, plus others.

To quote Family Tree Magazine (link): Findmypast’s core content is for England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, with some coverage of places settled by British Isles emigrants. If you’re researching in these regions, Findmypast is a must-use resource.

Jen Baldwin has been working in the realm of professional genealogy since 2010 but has been pursuing her family history since she was ten years old, enjoying her grandmother’s stories – and her cookies. She is the Research Specialist and North American Content Manager for Findmypast. Jen lectures, writes, and consults on a variety of genealogy related topics, and was part of the research team for Genealogy Roadshow, season two, on PBS. She is the author of course materials for the National Institute of Genealogical Studies. She is excited to discover unique resources that allow for a different perspective in genealogical research.

Trish Little Taylor