Top 5 virtual family history events: June 2021


05 May 2021
Looking for virtual family history events? Check out Family Tree's pick of five events taking place in June 2021.

Our pick of online genealogy events for June 2021.

1. The humorous side of genealogy, 9 June

Nottinghamshire Archives present an online talk by professional genealogist Chris Broom, taking us on a light-hearted virtual walk through a variety of genealogical records, using examples to show the value of viewing original documents. Starts 7pm, tickets 3pm. Book here.

2. BALH virtual local history day and AGM, 12 June

The British Association for Local History AGM and local history day goes online in 2021, with details to be announced nearer the date. The event runs from 1.30pm to 4.30pm and the programme will be announced at the BALH website.

3. The Family History Show, 19 June

Enjoy free talks, ask the experts sessions and stalls from societies and archives in this one-day online event, running from 10am to 4.30 pm. Get your ticket at the show website.

4. The ones that got away: tracing migrant ancestors, 24 June

This Zoom talk by Janet Few is available exclusively to members of Kent Family History Society. The talk explores the many research paths to follow and sources to consult, in your quest for that migrant ancestor. These suggestions may help to break down the brick walls that mobile ancestors often leave in their wake. Starts 10am. Find out more and join the society at the Kent FHS website.

5. THE Genealogy Show, 25 and 26 June

Enjoy online talks, exhibits and stands from family history societies around the UK. The full programme is due to be released soon at the show website. Confirmed exhibitors include AGRA, IHGS, Society for One-Place Studies, The Surname Society, and Family Tree

See the latest family history events in each issue of Family Tree magazine - June issue available now!