The Parker Families of North Munster and Kingstown

Talk for Genealogical Society of Ireland

Dn Laoghaire College of Further Education

10 Feb 2009

by Patrick Waldron

WWW version: http://www.maths.tcd.ie/~pwaldron/gsi/

Online pedigree: http://pwaldron.tribalpages.com (password required) or PDF

Outline: Five ingredients for a successful genealogical project, and a postscript

  • Background knowledge
  • Research strategy
  • Pure luck
  • Questions inspiring curiosity
  • Lateral thinking
  • The Kingstown connection
  • Background knowledge

    Research Strategy

    Obvious sources include:

    Pure luck (good and bad)

     

     

    Questions inspiring curiosity

     

     

     

     

     

    Lateral thinking

    Some general principles for further research:

    The Kingstown connection