'Who Do You Think You Are' family history show aided by AMOT
Online PR News – 24-February-2012 – – The largest family history show in the world will be taking place this month on the 24th to the 26th of February 2012 in Olympia London. The event will include workshops given by the world's leading genealogists who specialise in providing priceless information and advice for those interested in researching their family's history. Army Museums Ogilby Trust will be supporting the live show by providing help and expertise to anyone wanting to research their family's military genealogy.
There will be a number of different shows and workshops at the 'Who Do You Think You Are?' live event along with scheduled sessions where visitors can ask the experts.
A DNA area will be available to attend and listen to international speakers and leaders in the DNA testing field, explaining how science can help in explaining one's genealogy.
Another area will be dedicated to a photography gallery showing lots of photographs of our past. Bring your old photos with you for expert dating, along with any old video footage you would be interested in transferring into a digital format.
Caitlin Phetoni, 'Who Do You Think You Are?' live show manager has said,‘Who Do You Think You Are? Live is now firmly established in the family history calendar and is the best place to create or extend your family tree. Come to the event which brings together family history experts, archives, libraries, museums and family history societies from across the UK, and start your ancestral trail!’
Army Museums Ogilby Trust will be found at the military pavilion, and their specialist, drawn from twenty regimental musuems, will be on hand to answer any military genealogy questions you may have about your Army ancestors. Expert on their own regiments they all have a wide range of general military knowledge and will also be available to answer more general military enquiries.
Colin Sibun from Army Museums Ogilby Trust says “The Who Do You Think You Are? Live Show is the biggest of its kind and we are delighted to there to offer military expertise to those researching their Army ancestors. There has been an explosion of interest in the subject in recent years and our website www.armymuseums.org.uk provides guidance for the family researcher together with an enquiry form for those seeking more help or information”.