The Scottish SIG has arranged numerous webinar presentations into late 2016 as a fundraising initiative to provide increasingly valuable content for the Scottish SIG Symposium. Come and learn with us each month!

Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm ET

Learn how to gather and document oral and family histories by the current past-President of the Ontario Genealogical Society, Shirley Sturdevant.

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Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm ET

Historian and author, Lucille Campey, will share her expert knowledge about the early Scottish immigrants who came to Canada. She will discuss where they settled, how to determine what part of Scotland they may have left from and how they were successful in the building this country.

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Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm ET

Webinar presenter Chris Paton will talk about the records associated with ancestral hardship in Scotland, to allow us to truly understand the situations that our ancestors had to endure and overcome across the generations, to help us become the people who we are today.

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Saturday, February 6, 2015 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm ET

Webinar presenter Dr Maurice Gleeson will discuss the differences between the various DNA tests that are used in genealogy, what each test result will help you to understand better and the various projects you can join through FTDNA.

Webinar Fee: $14.95CAD

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Saturday, March 5, 2015 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm ET

Anne Fraser, Family Historian at the Highland Archive Centre in Inverness, will share information on the records available for genealogy research for those with Highland Ancestry. These records include, but are not limited to:
School records
Records of poor relief
Valuation rolls
Church record
Family and estate papers
Correspondence
Rent and tax rolls
Records of Clan Societies

Webinar Fee: $14.95CAD

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Saturday, April 2, 2015 from 11:00am to 12:30pm ET

Webinar presenter Dr Irene O’Brien, senior archivist at the Glasgow Archives will discuss the various records available at the Archives that will be helpful to those with Glaswegian ancestry. Records include but are not limited to:
Poor Law Records
School Records
Police Records
Sasine Registers
Valuation Rolls
Voters Rolls
Burgess Rolls

Webinar Fee: $14.95CAD

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