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Genealogy Article Writing

Several feature articles published in the Victoria Genealogy Society Journal including the following: 

"An Island Struggles Through 1918" published in the Summer 2018 issue looks at the challenges faced by residents of Vancouver Island during 1918 illustrated with images from the British Columbia Archives.

"Using War Diaries to Build a Story" published in the Summer 2017 issue is a case history of using Canadian war diaries published online to fill out an ancestor’s experience in World War II.

"Debunking the Black Irish Myth" published in the Winter 2016 issue is a research-driven discussion of the term "Black Irish".

"For Posterity's Sake" published in the Autumn 2015 issue recounts how reaching out online about my father's navy career connected me with a website designed as a memorial to the Canadian Navy and those who have served in it over the years.

"The Pickles Pipe Makers of Patrick Pool" published in the Summer 2015 issue is a biographical look at a family of tobacco pipe makers in 1800s Yorkshire.

"Turning Lead into Gold with Knowledge" published in the Autumn 2014 issue.

The VGS Journal is a research-based publication issued by the Victoria Genealogy Society, a membership organization dedicated to supporting and promoting family history research in Victoria, across Canada and around the world. The Journal is distributed to society members and family history/genealogy societies around the world.

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