Researching Dutch roots on the internet

12:15 - 12:35

More and more information for researching Dutch ancestors can be found online: research results, databases and original sources. Where do you start and how do you find your way? Speaker will show the most important websites and give some tips and tricks for your Dutch research.

Basic Steps for Genealogy Research- How can I start my family tree?

11:15 - 12:00

Build a family tree, interview relatives, evaluate sources, record all the facts and involve other family members by sharing your discoveries. This program will illustrate the successful techniques used for more than 15 years to teach genealogical methodology and procedures covering the basic subjects that genealogical research must include and the activities needed to collect information from and about family members (living or dead).

Six Tips for Publishing Your Research on the Web.

15:15 - 15:35

A website for your local or family history research is great method to share findings and have others come to you, perhaps even distant relatives. This short talk gives some guidance on how to set up a website and connecting it with social media outlets to maximise visibility on the Internet. 

5 Things You Need to Know About Marriage Law

16:15 - 16:35

This talk briefly outlines why, how, when, where and who individuals could marry in earlier centuries and sets the context for family historians to interpret their findings

Understanding a birth certificate - how difficult can it be ?

15:40 - 16:00

We all take a simple birth certificate for granted, but this talk will explain the sometimes hidden wealth of information contained within it and how to fully decode this most basic of family history sources, including the often misunderstood additions of declarations, corrections and re-registrations.