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2022 Wales Research Day
9:00 AM MDT; Welsh Placenames – Welsh placenames can look intimidating, but also provide fascinating descriptions of towns. Learn how to find out more about them and distinguish between English and Welsh variations.

9:30 AM MDT; Welsh Patronymics – Welsh surnames were genealogies in and of themselves, changing from generation to generation. Learn how to recognize patronymics, understand where they came from, and utilize them to trace your family.

10:00 AM MDT; Nonconformity in Wales – Nonconformity was huge in Wales. Learn about the various nonconformist church records that exist and how to search them for your Welsh ancestor.

11:00 AM MDT; Welsh Probate Records for Family History Research – Did you Welsh ancestor leave a will? Or were they mentioned in one? Learn about how to use Welsh probate records to further your genealogy research.

11:30 AM MDT; Would the real John Jones please stand? – There are fewer unique surnames in Wales because of the patronymic naming system. Most surnames are also given names. This class will explore ways of differentiating your ancestor from others with the same name living in the same area.

Jun 8, 2022 09:00 AM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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