From the Editors


Unlock the Past Cruises to Alaska in 2018   Recently updated !

We are excited to partner with Unlock the Past (UTP) for their cruise to Alaska in September 7 – 14, 2018 on Royal Caribbean’s, Explorer of the Seas. They have already confirmed Chris Paton and Dick Eastman as speakers, as well as the following: Dr Janet Few (England) Jan Gow (New Zealand) Caroline Gurney (England) Shauna Hicks (Australia) Cyndi Ingle (USA) Eric […]


Chit Chat Live: Genealogy Conferences 1   Recently updated !

This weeks edition of Chit Chat Live takes a look at the National Genealogy Society Conference that took place the beginning of this month as well as discussing upcoming conferences: Jamboree, Northwest Genealogy Conference, Unlock the Past – Alaska Conference, Genealogy Journey’s conference at sea. For more information about the upcoming conferences: SCGS Jamboree Northwest Genealogy Conference  Unlock the Past […]


An Interview with Lara Diamond

Chit Chat Live host, Valerie Eichler Lair, interviews one of our newest writers, Lara Diamond. Lara’s specialty is Jewish Genealogy. Links discussed during the interview: JewishGen Tracing the Tribe on Facebook Jewish Genealogy Portal on Facebook Lara’s Genealogy Blog Email Lara It is time to grab your favorite snack and cuppa, sit back and enjoy the chat.  


IDG Introduces Jenny Joyce

Jenny Joyce is a professional genealogist, lecturer and teacher living in Sydney, Australia, specialising in Australian, English, Irish and Scottish genealogy.  Her earliest immigrant ancestors came to Australia in 1801 and she can count three convicts in her line: two women from England and a man from Ireland. Her ancestors come mainly from England and Ireland, with just a little […]


Sale: Going In-Depth for $20

The In-Depth Genealogist originally planned to be at the NGS conference. Unfortunately, life gets in the way and we could not be there. We will still have a table there which will be advertising our current sale. The subscription sale during the NGS Conference starts today and ends on May 15th. This sale gives you $15 off our normal price of $35. That […]


IDG Introduces Lara Diamond

Lara’s genealogy obsession began when she was in middle school and read Alex Haley’s Roots. She found it fascinating reading how he was able to trace his family back generations—and she decided that she wanted to do that too. Thanks to her mother’s patience with chauffeuring Lara to the National Archives and local Family History Center, teenaged Lara was able […]