Lorna will discuss records available for researching in Ireland for events before 1800 including Census substitutes, origins of Irish Clans,
Fiants, Letter Patents, Pardons, LandSurveys, Pender Census,Hearth Tax, University Sources and more.
Lorna is a professional genealogist, member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Society of Genealogists UK. Lorna is the Resident Genealogist for Dromoland Castle in County Clare, Ireland. Lorna provides genealogy advice and premier consultation for those wishing to visit Ireland and has recently completed several ancestral townland tours.
Lorna has delivered conference papers at Oxford; Lincoln College: Exploration of the Medieval Gaelic Diet: (2012); seminar papers at the Moore Institute in NUI Galway, ‘The Gaelic Lordships in Thomond, c. 1400-c.1500’ and papers at Irish Conference of Medievalists on themes of Brian Boru and landscape of East Clare. Lorna has published on medieval themes and on maritime subjects.
Lorna received her Certificate for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) and holds an MBA and Postgraduate Diploma in Executive Management. Lorna has been elected as the International Representative and Board Director for the Virtual Chapter of the APG (Association of Professional Genealogists) in the USA. Lorna also produces a successful show: ‘The Genealogy Radio show’.