In lieu of a seminar this year, there will be a special meeting, on a special day, featuring a VERY special speaker:
An Afternoon with Renowned British Genealogist MICHAEL GANDY
Saturday 9 August 2008 (12:00–5:00PM)
Santa Monica Public Library (multi-purpose room, 2nd floor)
601 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA (parking access from 7th Street) Note: This event is not sponsored by the Santa Monica Public Library.
Ancestors in the King's Service (researching English, Irish, Scots, & Welsh ancestors who were in government service in the 18th & 19th centuries)
Names Lists of the 16th to 18th Centuries
Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor (including realistic possibilities of tracing medieval ancestry)
On Thursday 7 August (1:30-3:15), hear Michael Gandy speak in San Diego — on Puritans, Quakers, and Huguenots.
On Friday 8 August (1:00-4:00), you can go to the LARFHC and get help with your research from BIFHS–USA members Nancy Ellen Carlberg (Colonial), Don Hirst (English), Kay Ronald Devonshire (Scottish and Isle of Wight), Annie Lloyd (Welsh), and Jim McNamara (Irish).