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March 2022 Meeting

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

TIARA is pleased to announce that we will hold our first hybrid meeting Saturday March 26, 2022.

The in-person portion of the meeting will begin at 10:00 AM at the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston. Seating is limited to 40 TIARA members. The ZOOM meeting room will open at 10:45. There will be a short business meeting beginning at 11:00 followed by the presentation.

Presentation – Irish Estate Records
Presented by Ann Lawthers

Land records are a critical part of Irish family history research. As many public records were destroyed in 1922, land records become a bright spot in Irish genealogical research. Irish estate records, in particular, can provide important information about your tenant and land-holding ancestors in the 17th and 18th centuries. With few digitized or indexed, and in no central location, they can be tricky to locate. Learn what you might find in estate records and how to track them down.


About the Speaker: Ann G. Lawthers, Sc.D. is a Genealogist with The Brue Family Learning Center at American Ancestors/New England Historic Genealogical Society. She lectures regularly on behalf of American Ancestors at conferences, workshops, and meetings. At American Ancestors she collaborates with other expert staff to develop multi-week online and in-person seminars and lectures. Ann focuses on New England and Mid-Atlantic research, and migration patterns. Secondary interests include the Southern Colonies and Atlantic Canada. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Harvard School of Public Health with degrees in Health Policy.


Register in advance for this meeting:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

If you wish to attend in person, please email Anne Patriquin at vp1@tiara.ie by Wednesday, March 23. In-person attendance is limited to 40 people. These slots will be filled in the order requests are received.


March 26
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


New England Historic Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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