A Patriotic Bible Class

Keighley Local Studies Library 1 Albert Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Speaker: Andy Wade Nine young men from All Saints Church in Keighley who enlisted together in The Great War and what happened to them all. Looking at Army Records to prove they did enlist together.

My Average Ancestor

Speaker: Ian Waller During a lifetime most people left a large number of records (we all generate about a hundred records) This talk take a chronological tour of  hose records and explains how they can put the flesh on the bones of our research, where they can be sound and what we can find.

The Absolute Pitts

Keighley Local Studies Library 1 Albert Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Speaker: Sylvia Valentine Several years ago, Sylvia helped a family member research their Pitts family connections in Devon and London. Like most of us, she had a few brick walls and some elusive characters but a basic tree was created for cousin, Malcom. Move forward a few years and lockdown provided Sylvia with an opportunity … Read More

Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy

Speaker: Dr Penny Walters This talk will look at how the faster pace of internet research has uncovered many new ethical dilemmas. Including discovering secrets, lies, bigamy, enslavement, criminals, unexpected DNA relatives. upsetting findings, relatives that aren't now related and unexpected ethnicities.