Breaking Down Brick Walls

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Using case studies, often amusing, from her own family history research, Sue Paul sets out research strategies for breaking down the brick walls in your family tree. Examples include: starting with little information; non-standard families; research in London and very common names.

This talk is free to members of Berkshire Family History Society and we request a donation of £3 from non-members. Pre-booking is required, because the meeting link will emailed in advance. Booking ends one day before event. 

To join in this branch meeting, you will need a computer device which has a microphone and speakers. Ideally, also a webcam. You also need to be able to access emails from this device. First time users will be asked to download a small piece of software to join the meeting.  The meeting link will be emailed to you in advance. Technical help is available for those who need further assistance, please contact  .

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29 Jun 2021


Zoom doors open 19:15
19:30 - 21:30
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  • Sue Paul
    Sue Paul
    Family History Speaker

    Recently retired after many years as a senior project manager in the IT industry, Sue Paul has had a number of articles published in a wide variety of specialist magazine and journals. She is an experienced public speaker including a talk at the 2019 AGRA Conference. An experienced amateur genealogist, over recent years Sue’s full attention has been on writing her biography of Captain Thomas Bowrey – a late seventeenth century East Indies mariner and early eighteenth century Wapping merchant uncovered during her One-Name study – which was published in 2020.

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