First two speakers confirmed

We are delighted to announce that our first two speakers for the conference are confirmed as legal historian, Professor Rebecca Probert of Warwick University, and DNA and one-name studies expert, Debbie Kennett.

Rebecca is the author of:

Divorced, Bigamist, Bereaved? The Family Historian’s Guide to Marital Breakdown, Separation, Widowhood, and Remarriage: from 1600 to the 1970s (2015)

Marriage Law for Genealogists: The Definitive Guide …what everyone tracing their family history needs to know about where, when, who and how their English and Welsh ancestors married (2012)

Debbie is the author of:

DNA and Social Networking: A Guide to Genealogy in the Twenty-First Century (2011)

The Surnames Handbook: A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century (2012)