Barbara J Starmans, PLCGS

Barbara J Starmans

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Email: barb@bjstarmans.com

Twitter: @BJStarmans

Google+: +Barbara J Starmans

Website: Barbara J Starmans, Freelance

 

I am a full time IT professional, part time freelance writer and obsessed genealogist living in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. I have been doing genealogical research for the past 25 years and have completed the General Methodology and the English Records Professional Learning Certificates at the National Institute for Genealogical Studies in Toronto, Canada.

Selected Publications

Starmans, Barbara J, “London’s Poverty Map”, Who Do You Think You Are?, (November 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Which Software?”, Family Tree UK, (November 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Boy Soldier of WW1″, Your Family Tree, (October 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Putting Your Tree Online”, Family Tree UK, (October 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Testing the Genealogy Giants”, Family Tree UK, (September 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Apps for Family Historians”, Who Do You Think You Are?, (June 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “The Great Faces of Family History”, Family Tree UK, (May 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Create a Bespoke Family History Map”, Family Tree UK, (April 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Married to the Army”, Discover Your Ancestors, (Issue 3, 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “How to Use Dade Registers”, Family Tree UK, (February 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Know Your Way Around Discovery”, Family Tree UK, (January 2014)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Give the Gift of Family History”, Family Tree UK, (Christmas 2013)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Top 10 Gifts to Give a Genealogist”, Family Tree UK, (December 2013)

Starmans, Barbara J, “How to do a Timeline”, Family Tree UK, (November 2013)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Learn, Research & Share on FamilySearch”, Family Tree UK, (October 2013)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Keep Your Genealogy Research Safe”, Family Tree UK, (August 2013)

Starmans, Barbara J, “A Great Fraud Has Been Committed”, Your Family History, (March 2013)

Starmans, Barbara J, “How Evernote Can Help You”, Family Tree UK, (Christmas 2012)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Organize Your Bookmarks in Dropbox”, Internet Genealogy, (April/May 2012)

Starmans, Barbara, “Genealogical Serendipity”, Isle of Wight Family History Society Journal Volume 100, (February 2011)

Starmans, Barbara, “Twice Married?”, Isle of Wight Family History Society Journal Volume 95, (November 2009): 21-23

Starmans, B.J., Farmer in the Dales, Lulu.com, 2008

“Twice Married?” won the Di Harding Memorial Award (best IOWFHS Journal Article in 2009) – 3rd prize

Society Memberships

Ontario Genealogical Society (Ontario, Canada) – York Region Branch
Isle of Wight Family History Society (Hampshire, England)
International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

Education

2007 – Present
National Institute for Genealogical Studies
Certificate in Canadian Records – in progress
Certificate in English Records – 2012
Certificate in General Methodology – 2011

1986 – 1999
Humber College of Applied Arts & Technologies
Electromechanical Engineering Technician Diploma
Technical Manual Writing Certificate
Programming and Project Management Courses

Conferences

Who Do You Think You Are 2014 – London, England
RootsTech 2012 – Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
OGS 2011 – Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
OGS 2010 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
NGS 2010 – Salt Lake City Utah, United States

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