Manchester Histories Festival

3 - 12 June 2016

Getting Started with Family History

Can’t see the wood for the family trees? Seen Who Do You Think You are? and want to get started with tracing your ancestors? Join Findmypast family historian Myko Clelland, who will give you all the tips you need to begin your journey – what to look for, which records to use and how to make sure you have the best possible chance to find your ancestors.

Myko Clelland, family historian for Findmypast has regularly discussed family history on television, radio and in print, as well as presenting everywhere from national institutions & Regional archives to local societies. He’s a frequent international speaker, the most popular British genealogist on Twitter and a specialist in records that bring stories to life. His passion for genealogy was inspired by his own experiences researching his family of colourful characters who come from opposite ends of Europe.


Sat 11 Jun 2016 10am - 10.45am


Manchester Central Library

St. Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 5PD,


Free and booking advised


Book online here

More information

0161 306 1982

Event category

Family history

Event type

Celebration Day 2016, Free events, Talks

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