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December 2017

Failte Friday

December 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The TIARA Office and Library, 87 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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Welcome to the TIARA Office on Friday afternoon before the monthly meeting! Visit the Library to find unique materials Talk with TIARA staff about Irish genealogical activities Possibly get advice about a stone wall Find out more about TIARA research projects like the Foresters There are many restaurants in the area, so you can get dinner before the monthly meeting at 7PM.  Failte Friday is a good opportunity to enjoy more of what TIARA has to offer.  See you there?

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TIARA Monthly Meeting

December 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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Doors open at 7PM, Meeting Starts at 7:30PM Speaker: Dave Robison TOPIC:  What Did You Miss: Deep Diving into your Research. This lecture will demonstrate that anyone can miss something that could alter your research. Examples will be given where attention to the smallest details can change identities, relationships and untold numbers of facts that may have been overlooked. We’ll solve a few brick walls or create a few new ones leading you to further research. As they say, “The…

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January 2018

Failte Friday

January 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The TIARA Office and Library, 87 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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Welcome to the TIARA Office on Friday afternoon before the monthly meeting! Visit the Library to find unique materials Talk with TIARA staff about Irish genealogical activities Possibly get advice about a stone wall Find out more about TIARA research projects like the Foresters There are many restaurants in the area, so you can get dinner before the monthly meeting at 7PM.  Failte Friday is a good opportunity to enjoy more of what TIARA has to offer.  See you there?

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TIARA Monthly Meeting

January 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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The Registry of Deeds in Dublin Holds Genealogical Treasure The Registry of Deeds is a repository for deeds of sale and lease documents. Though many Irish immigrants did not own property in Ireland, they or their ancestors may have leased land and recorded the leases at the Registry of Deeds. Other types of documents were also recorded there, e.g., wills and marriage agreements. This lecture introduces the Registry of Deeds and how to research there. It discusses examples of documents…

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February 2018

Failte Friday

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The TIARA Office and Library, 87 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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Come visit the TIARA office on Friday before the February monthly meeting.  We'd love to see you there, and traveling earlier in the day will avoid heave rush-hour traffic! Visit the Library to find unique materials Talk with TIARA staff about Irish genealogical activities Possibly get advice about a stone wall Find out more about TIARA research projects like the Foresters There are many restaurants in the area, so you can get dinner before the monthly meeting at 7PM.  Failte…

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TIARA Monthly Meeting

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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How many times have you transcribed a gravestone and then moved on to the next one? You could be walking away from valuable other clues. Learn how to interpret a gravestone for hints that will lead you to new record sources. Just as important as text are clues such as location, type of stone, carver, symbols and the epitaph. This talk, by Marian Pierre-Louis, will take you through specific examples to get the most out interpreting gravestones. Gravestones are an…

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March 2018

Joint TIARA/NEHGS Meeting

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99-101 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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TIARA and the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) join for their annual meeting and mini-conference. Cost and Agenda TBD -- Watch this space!

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April 2018

Failte Friday Cancelled!

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

There will be no Failte Friday in April.  We will be moving to a new office in March.  We will NOT be changing our agreement with Brandeis to use the Mandel Center for our monthly meetings. Watch for new arrangements for Failte Fridays at the new location.

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TIARA Monthly Meeting

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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May 2018

TIARA Monthly Meeting

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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Join us for the May meeting of TIARA at Brandeis University. There will be no Faílte Friday open house in May. Watch the Events page for the schedule for future open houses at TIARA's new office in Sudbury. A terrible malady: Disease and Epidemics in New England with Lori Lyn Price Epidemics of smallpox, measles, yellow fever, diphtheria and other illnesses were common ailments in New England from colonial times up through the 19th century. Learn more about these diseases, why…

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