Family Histories

Barbara J Starmans, PLCGS

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.

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Selected Publications

 

Starmans, Barbara J, “Saving what they could”, Discover Your Ancestors Digital Edition, (May 2015)

Starmans, Barbara J, “Opium Trade in Canada”, Discover Your Ancestors Annual Print Edition, (Issue 4, 2015)

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, “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

Speaking Engagements

Evernote for Family History – Toronto Cornish Association – Saturday March 21, 2015

Instructor

Social History, National Institute of Genealogical Studies

Genalogical Societies

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

2015 :: Ontario Genealogical Society Conference  – Barrie, Ontario, Canada
2015 :: RootsTech – Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
2014 :: Who Do You Think You Are – London, England
2012 :: RootsTech – Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
2011 :: Ontario Genealogical Society Conference  – Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
2010 :: Ontario Genealogical Society Conference – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2010 :: National Genealogical Society  – Salt Lake City Utah, United States

Memberships

 

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