A professional genealogist and lecturer, specialising in British Isles and US research for over 30 years, Paul was born and raised in northern England and settled in the US in 1975. He is a nationally recognised speaker for British Isles research and migration. He is the author of Genealogy at a Glance: England Research plus co-author of A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your English Ancestors and A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors. He teaches the week-long English and Scottish research tracks at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research at Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama. He is a past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG); Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS); and Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG); and past president of the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois (BIGWILL). He is currently the book review editor for the FGS Forum and BIGWILL.
Paul has a blog at www.milnergenealogy.com to keep researchers up to date with new British Isles resources online and in print; and to provides tips and ideas for genealogical speakers to improve their skills.
Paul has a portfolio of about 70 topics, specialising in, but not limited to, the British Isles.
Unlock the Past Cruises – 3rd & 8th
Web site – www.milnergenealogy.com
Genealogy at a Glance: England Research
A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your English Ancestors
A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors
Copies of my Paul’s syllabus materials from the cruise are provided as pdfs
- English Parish Registers: How to Access, Use and Interpret
- Buried Treasures: What’s in the English Parish Chest 2013
- English Civil Registration: Tips for Use and Problem Solving
- Tips and Tools for Navigating the English Probate System
- Occupation and Guild Records
- Are You Lost? Maps, Gazetteers and Directories for British Isles Research
- Finding Your Scottish Ancestors – Big Five – 2013
- Scottish Kirk Session and Poor Relief Records – 2013
- Overlooked Sources 19th & 20th C Scotland – 2013