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Helen Shields

Auntie Kate, alter ego of One-Placer Helen Shields
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England

Helen has a One-Place Study of a village in Devon, South West England and sometimes presents as her alter ego ‘Auntie Kate’ (Kezia Ching 1860-1933). A committee member of the international “Society for One-Place Studies” she is an enthusiast for this way of developing family history.

ABOUT THIS SPEAKER

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Helen

Helen Shields is a retired family doctor who lives near York in Northern England but has a One-Place Study of her childhood village, Sticklepath in the middle of Devon, South West England. Many of the family papers she inherited were collected together by Kezia Ching (1860-1933), her Great Grand Aunt who lived in Sticklepath for most of her life. From these papers, other local publications and stories told by her grandparents Helen has developed an alter ego known as ‘Auntie Kate’. Auntie Kate tells stories of the history of Sticklepath giving some insight into the social history and life in Kezia Ching’s place and times. A committee member of the Society for One-Place Studies, Helen also presents about how One-Place Studies and the techniques they use can help all family historians.

PRESENTATIONS

Talks by

Helen

Pre-Conference
Pre-Conference
9:00 am
A step back in time with Auntie Kate
Livestreamed
Sticklepath one-place study
Virtual
48
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Helen Shields
9:00 am
A step back in time with Auntie Kate
Livestreamed
Sticklepath one-place study
Virtual
48
min
LEARN MORE
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Helen Shields
9:00 am
A step back in time with Auntie Kate
Workshop
Sticklepath one-place study
9:00 am
Helen Shields
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
48
min
LEARN MORE
Virtual
Pre-Conference
Pre-Conference
9:00 am
Tell me about one-place studies
Livestreamed
Virtual
33
min
LEARN MORE
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Helen Shields
9:00 am
Tell me about one-place studies
Livestreamed
Virtual
33
min
LEARN MORE
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Helen Shields
9:00 am
Tell me about one-place studies
Workshop
9:00 am
Helen Shields
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
33
min
LEARN MORE
Virtual
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