12:15 - 13:00

Everyone has priceless Family History items, whether it is their own original Birth Certificate, a Family Bible, faded Sampler, creased photograph, cine film, video or digital image of a new baby. Libraries and Archives have skilled Conservators, specialist equipment, guidelines, policies and dedicated storage space. So what can the everyday Family History enthusiast really achieve to protect and preserve their own treasured items? What

Jackie Depelle

With a 17 year full-time Family History teaching career, Jackie Depelle is a keen supporter of volunteers through her role as Chairman of the Yorkshire Group of Family History Societies.  As well as tracing ancestors back through chronological sources, Jackie encourages and works to motivate researchers to put their ancestors in the context of their local and national history.
She is keen to promote the knowledge, enthusiasm and skills needed to accurately research and record Family History.

Experience Level: 
Beginner