Among genealogy subscription websites, Ancestry, FindMyPast, MyHeritage, and Family Search are the big four. In this presentation, Richard will explore the strengths and weaknesses of each - including free features you may not know about. In addition to the big four, there are many lesser-known subscription services that can be of great assistance in your family research.
Richard Reid is the director of Friends of Irish Research, based in Brockton, MA. The Friends provide training seminars, a website full of research resources, and provide consultations in Brockton or via email. Richard has worked in the computer industry and taught in high schools, trade schools, and colleges for over thirty years. He has co-authored four computer books, and established several computer training centers in New England. He is a member of MSOG, MGC, NEAPG, PCGI, and the Cape Breton Genealogical and Historical Association. He also pastors a Baptist Church in Brockton.