Paul Milner, a native of northern England, a professional genealogist and international lecturer. He is the author of Genealogy at a Glance: England Research (Genealogical Publishing Co, 2011), plus co-author with Linda Jonas of A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your English Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage (Betterway Books, 2000), and A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage (Betterway Books, 2002). Paul has specialized in British Isles genealogical research for 30 years. He was raised in England and settled in the United States in 1975. He is currently the product review editor for the Federation of Genealogical Societies FORUM. He is a past board member of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, Genealogical Speakers Guild and Association of Professional Genealogists. 2012-2006, 2004-2001, 1999-1996
Previous Speaking Engagements
Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference 2012-2008
Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research – Samford University (5 days – teaching separate English and Scottish research tracks)
2012, 2009-2005, 2003-2001, 1999 National Genealogical Society Conferences
2012, 2010, 2009, 2007-2002 Ohio State Genealogical Society Conference
Upcoming – 2013 Unlock the Past Cruise and 6 city tour – Australia
2013 – Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research
2013 – Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference
Scottish Emigration to North America: Before, During and After the Rebellions
Learn the reasons for emigration from Scotland to the United States and Canada and how it was influenced by events on both sides of the Atlantic. Learn where the emigrants settled, what records they created and what tools are available for tracing your Scottish ancestors.
Irish Emigration to North America: Before, During and After the Famine
Learn about the routes taken and the reasons for emigration from Ireland to the United States and Canada, before, during and after the famine. Learn how this mass movement of people can affect your research, plus what tools and records are available to trace your Irish ancestor. Includes a discussion of the Scots-Irish emigration.