The National Archives UK – home of 1000 years of UK history
May 18 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM AEST
The UK National Archives (TNA) at Kew are the guardians of over 1000 years of iconic national documents and the official archive for the UK Government. This presentation will explore what records are available in this vast repository and highlight how to make the most of Discovery, its powerful search engine.
Pauline Williams has been researching her family history for over 30 years. While her research has primarily been in England, she has links on her maternal line to Wales, America, and Norway and has completed numerous research projects, including several investigating Australian ancestry, including convicts. As a life member of the Genealogical Society of Queensland (GSQ), Pauline has filled a variety of roles including convenor of the GSQ Writing Group since 2011. She was editor of the quarterly journal Generation for several years and joint editor of Queenslanders: Pioneer families 1859-1901, published by GSQ in 2009. She has authored many articles and is a regular blogger for GSQ. She has also developed and presented courses at GSQ, Brisbane City Council Libraries, and elsewhere on a wide variety of topics. Pauline holds a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Public Administration, and Graduate Certificate in Arts (Writing, Editing and Publishing) from The University of Queensland.
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