Researching Your Irish & Scots-Irish Roots

Kentucky Genealogical Society
Event Location: 
Center for Kentucky History
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

Researching Your Irish & Scots-Irish Roots
A special, all-day KGS 2nd Saturday Genealogy event
March 14, 2020 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.

Join experts Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt from the
Ulster Historical Foundation to learn how to get the
most out of Irish resources and gain tips and tricks for
learning about your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors.
Program content covers the entire island of Ireland,
not solely Ulster.

• Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish family history research
• Using land records, including Griffith’s Valuation and tithe and estate records
• Finding census substitutes and other sources for the 18th and 19th centuries
• Records related to the different churches in Ireland
• Emigration from the north of Ireland to North America
• Q&A

Unlock your family’s Irish story with the Ulster Historical Foundation
Included in this all-day program:
• Coffee, hot tea, bottled water
• A catered box lunch (optional)
• Breaks for networking and shopping
• Ulster Foundation vendor tables with books and materials for sale
• Tote bag for gathering treasures

$20 for KGS members; $25 for others
Lunch option: $12 (deadline: March 6)
Get updates and register online at, or
send a check and lunch preference info to
KGS, PO Box 153, Frankfort, KY 40602.