May 2022 General Monthly Meeting

Virtual

Using Google Pro, Griffith’s Valuation and Irish Townlands, to Map and Visit the Land of Your Ancestors Researching the specific location of Irish Ancestors is challenging. The creative use of online databases, coupled with free and available software programs, affords researchers the opportunity to pinpoint townlands and locations where distant ancestors lived and worked. For...

June 2022 Meeting

Passenger Lists for the Port of Boston, 1848-1891 This presentation will explain the differences between the U.S. Custom Lists and the State of Massachusetts lists. The speaker will show examples of these lists and tell the stories of our immigrants. This collection is of great importance as there are gaps in the Custom Lists. Register...

TIARA Summer Social

Reconnect with fellow TIARA members, share stories, listen to some Irish music over tea (hot and iced, coffee (hot and iced), lemonade, water, and various pastries. The TIARA Social will be held outside under a tent and masks will be optional. Registration is required (60-member limit). Please check your emails for registration information

September 2022 General Monthly Meeting

First Church Swampscott 40 Monument Ave, Swampscott, MA

HOW TO RESEARCH IN IRISH CENSUS AND CIVIL REGISTRATION RECORDS Census and civil registration records are a critical part of Irish family history research. This presentation will teach you the value of these records for your research. It will cover their history and where they can be accessed online. Examples will be presented showing how...

October Monthly Meeting- Virtual

Virtual

Finding Family History Evidence in Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Where did your ancestors live?  How did they live? What was their dwelling like?  As genealogists we can generally find the addresses of our ancestors on census, marriage licenses, death certificates and other forms.  But the next question should be where exactly is this address?  What was the dwelling like?  How...

November 2022 Monthly Meeting- Banquet at ICC Canton, MA

Irish Cultural Center 200 New Boston Drive, Canton, MA

Back after three years TIARA's Annual Banquet! Join us for an afternoon of connecting with friends and recognizing long term TIARA members. Being held at the Irish Cultural Centre, 200 New Boston Drive, Canton, MA Link for registering is  Closed Cost: $45.00 per person for in-person Banquet.  Free for virtually attending the program only. Payment...

December 2022 Monthly Meeting

Virtual

Irish Immigration to Canada This lecture describes the history of Irish immigration to Canada and the push-pull factors working to fuel the exodus. The journeys of groups such as the Halifax Irish, the Peter Robinson Settlers, and the Monaghan Settlers are covered. In addition to the history of the movements, the lecture identifies records about...

January 2023 General Monthly Meeting

Virtual

Using Google Maps Since Google Maps™ mapping service was first introduced in 2005, most of us have used it to find our way to a restaurant, venue or on vacation.  You can also use Google Maps for genealogy, as Mary will demonstrate in this presentation: Visualize locations of ancestors to help you find their records...