Lectures on Genealogy, Heraldry and Family and Social History
Colin Chapman will be pleased to travel to
any location to lecture on the following topics to a wide variety of audiences.
Each lecture can be presented at an advanced, intermediate or beginner level, as
required, to meet the needs of the listeners.
[All lectures are illustrated with overhead projector transparencies
Tracing Your British Ancestors English, Welsh, Scottish, Irish, Manx,
Procedures and Language of Probate Wills, Testaments, Inventories etc.
Sin, Sex and Probate
Marriage Laws, Records
and Customs Was Your Ancestor Really
British Censuses 1086 to 1841
Workhouse and Poorhouse 700 years of
Old & New Poor Laws
Family History from Education Records Schools, Universities,
Court Rolls and Genealogical Research Eleventh to Twentieth Centuries
Family History in Old Newspapers & Periodicals Expected and Unexpected Sources
Migration: Internal, Immigration and Emigration Tracking That Elusive Ancestor
Tracing a Naval Ancestor Using Primary and Secondary Sources
Was Your Ancestor a Criminal ? An Examination of 18th and 19th Century Crime
Did Your Ancestors Meet? They Didnt
Live in a Vacuum
Civil Registration History and Pitfalls Can You Trust the Certificates ?
Heraldry CAN be Understood And Enjoyed by Us All!
Your Ancestors, Population and Birth Control Contraception Delicately Delineated
Following Alex Haley's Roots to Gambia A Genealogical Travelogue
Christmases Past Some
Festive Customs and Traditions