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TEST ONLY - Hybrid Event

If you are interested in Northern Ireland genealogy research, or even if you're not, you're in for a real treat!  Sharon Oddie Brown will be sharing her extensive expertise and experiences with us, with a particular focus on:
  • The risks and benefits of sharing research - based on 20 years of The Silver Bowl web site.
  • What to do, what not to do, plus the thrill of unexpected successes.

Two decades ago, Sharon Oddie Brown started her Silver Bowl website, an idiosyncratic approach to the research of Irish and family history. So far, she has uploaded more than 5,000 documents. These include hundreds of original transcriptions, family trees and tables of data. Many posts include upwards of 200 pages of hyper-linked, primary research. It is frequently accessed by university students, historians, and genealogists from dozens of countries.

In 2010, Brown began writing informal blog posts on various topics. These have enjoyed more than 300,000 hits so far. Posts such as "Leaving Vancouver" and "Arthur Hamilton Lee and Sir Thomas Jackson" illustrate something of the range of their content.

Brown continues to visit Ireland, almost every year, to continue her hands-on, and boots-on-the-ground approach to her research. She is often invited to speak to historical societies in the counties of Dublin, Wicklow, Monaghan, and Armagh.

You can attend this workshop either in person OR via Zoom.  
Please register for only one of the following activities, not both.

Saturday, June 29, 2024, 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) (UTC-08:00)
Norway House
1110 Hillside Avenue
Victoria, BC  V8T 2A7

Additional Info:
Event Coordinator(s):
Mark D Thompson
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Please arrive 15 minutes early so the meeting can start on time.
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