12:15 - 13:00

With strict privacy laws governing the release of many records in the UK, what can we use to tell the stories of those ancestors who may still be in living memory? Plenty!

Join leading family history website Findmypast for a tour of school records, passenger lists, WW1, the 1939 national identity register, newspapers, electoral rolls, employment records and more in a quest to tell the story of those closest to us in the family tree.

Myko Clelland

Findmypast's resident family historian regularly discusses family history on television, radio & in print and has been seen the length of Britain, Europe, North America and Australia with over 150 presentations as a genealogy speaker and presenter under his belt, sharing an infectious passion for family history everywhere from national institutions, events and universities to regional archives & local family history groups. Postgraduate educated in family history and always keen to solve a genealogical problem, he’s never far from a library or archive!