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== [[Image:Jpg]]   Phillip Dunn, B.A. (British Local History), A.G.®, APG  ==
 
== [[Image:Jpg]]   Phillip Dunn, B.A. (British Local History), A.G.®, APG  ==
  
Phillip is a genealogist with nearly 30 years professional experience in genealogical research procedures and is an  experienced heir-tracer, with two major corporations and local law firm. The son of English parentage, he has lived and studied in the UK, and is a specialist in especially London, Lancashire and Cheshire, military, British subjects abroad, Huguenot, England West Midland, and England big city research.  
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Phillip is a genealogist with nearly 30 years professional experience in genealogical research procedures and is an  experienced missing persons/heir-tracer, formerly for two major UK corporations and, more recently with a local law firm. The son of English parentage, he has lived, studied and lectured in the UK, and is a specialist in especially London, Lancashire and Cheshire, military, British subjects abroad, Nonconformists (i.e. Presbyterian & Huguenots), England West Midlands, Emigration, and England's big cities research.  
  
 
=== Education  ===
 
=== Education  ===
  
*Bachelors: British Local History, BYU (1983)
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*Bachelors: British Local History, BYU (1983) 
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Minor: Public Relations &amp; Organizational Communications/Pipe Organ Pedagogy<br>
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Minor: Public Relations &amp; Organizational Communications/Pipe Organ Pedagogy<br>
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=== Credentials  ===
 
=== Credentials  ===
  
Accredited Genealogist® in England: 1983-present&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://icapgen.com/ ICAPGEN], Salt Lake City, UT  
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Accredited Genealogist® in England: 1983-present&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://icapgen.com/ ICAPGEN], Salt Lake City, UT  
  
Accredited Genealogist® in Scotland: 2007-present&nbsp;&nbsp;ICAPGEN, Salt Lake City, UT&nbsp;<br>Currently working towards AG® in Ireland, late 2010 - with ICAPGEN, Salt Lake City, UT
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Accredited Genealogist® in Scotland: 2007-present&nbsp;&nbsp;ICAPGEN, Salt Lake City, UT&nbsp;<br>Currently working towards AG® in Ireland, late 2010 - with ICAPGEN, Salt Lake City, UT  
  
 
=== Experience  ===
 
=== Experience  ===
  
 
*Sr. Research Consultant, British Research Unit, The Family History Library: 1998-present  
 
*Sr. Research Consultant, British Research Unit, The Family History Library: 1998-present  
*Sr. Project Manager, Family Records Extraction 1993-1998 [England 1851, Canadian 1881 censuses, Temple Ordinance Index, 1880 US census, Ellis Island Index projects]  
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*Sr. Project Manager, Family Records Extraction 1993-1998 [England 1851, Canadian 1881 censuses, Temple Ordinance Index, 1880 US census, Ellis Island Index projects; Key learnings: We'll&nbsp;produce&nbsp;<u>''more''</u> Indexes ''<u>faster</u>''&nbsp;by&nbsp;extracting/indexing ''<u>only</u>'' the critically&nbsp;''<u>necessary</u>''&nbsp;fields in each record type, i.e. 'Ford Mustang' model? or big Cadillac?]  
*Family History Center Support Specialist over British Isles and (old) Commonwealth countries, N. Europe and South Pacific FHCs 1992  
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*Family History Center Support Specialist over British Isles and (old) Commonwealth countries, N. Europe and South Pacific FHCs 1991- 1992  
 
*British Correspondence Specialist 1982-1991  
 
*British Correspondence Specialist 1982-1991  
*Reference Consultant, British Reference Unit, Family History Library: 1979-1991
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*Reference Consultant, British Reference Unit, Family History Library: 1979-1981
 
*Reference Consultant, US/Canada: 1977-1979  
 
*Reference Consultant, US/Canada: 1977-1979  
*Extraction Director: England 1851 census
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*Stake Extraction (Indexing)&nbsp;Director: England 1851 census 1995-1997
  
 
=== Lecturer and Presenter at the following locations:  ===
 
=== Lecturer and Presenter at the following locations:  ===
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*Family History Expos: Salt Lake City 2009, Mesa AZ 2010, Sheridan, WY 2009  
 
*Family History Expos: Salt Lake City 2009, Mesa AZ 2010, Sheridan, WY 2009  
 
*Generations Project (PBS) series (KBYU TV): March 14th segment, 2010
 
*Generations Project (PBS) series (KBYU TV): March 14th segment, 2010
 
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=== Published  ===
 
=== Published  ===
  
*''Journal of the British Isles Family History Society - U.S.A.,'' 2009 "&nbsp;Tracing London and Big City Ancestors from&nbsp;Abroad"
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*''Journal of the British Isles Family History Society - U.S.A.,'' 2009 "&nbsp;Tracing London and Big City Ancestors from&nbsp;Abroad"  
 
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*Author:&nbsp; ''Guide to Ancestral Research In London ''(ISBN: 0-961260-7-4) 1987; revised 1995 &amp; 2009
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=== Classes Taught  ===
 
=== Classes Taught  ===
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*Tracing the British Abroad  
 
*Tracing the British Abroad  
 
*England&nbsp;Genealogical Research  
 
*England&nbsp;Genealogical Research  
*Tracing Elusive Ancestry in England's Big Cities!
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*Tracing Elusive Ancestry in England's Big Cities!  
*Solving Old-case &amp; Hard-case Lancashire Ancestry
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*Solving Old-case &amp; Hard-case Lancashire Ancestry  
*Finding 'Grace': Tracing English Nonconformist Ancestry
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*Finding 'Grace': Tracing English Nonconformist Ancestry  
*Legitimacy &amp; Illegitimacy in England Genealogical Research
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*Legitimacy &amp; Illegitimacy in England Genealogical Research  
*Lost In London: How to Quick-Find Those Elusive London Ancestors!
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*Lost In London: How to Quick-Find Those Elusive London Ancestors!  
*Researching&nbsp;the 'Big Black Hole': Proving Pre-1837 English Ancestry
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*Research in a Snap! Cutting-Edge &amp; Gateway Web Sites for British &amp; Irish Ancestry
*Research in a Snap! Cutting-Edge &amp;&nbsp;Gateway&nbsp;Web Sites for British &amp;&nbsp;Irish Ancestry
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*Researching&nbsp;the 'Big Black Hole': Methods for Tracing/Proving Pre-1837 English Ancestry
*Tracing Ancestry in England's Lesser-Used Records Lecture&nbsp;I:&nbsp;&nbsp;Poor-Law Records 1835-1925
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*Using England's Lesser-Used Records to Trace Ancestry. Lecture&nbsp;I:&nbsp;&nbsp;Poor-Law Records 1835-1925  
*Tracing Ancestry in England's Lesser-Used Records Lecture II:&nbsp;&nbsp;Tracing the&nbsp;Poor Before 1834&nbsp;in Parish Chest Records!
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*Using England's Lesser-Used Records to Trace Ancestry. Lecture II:&nbsp;&nbsp;Tracing the&nbsp;Poor Before 1834&nbsp;in Parish Chest Records!  
*Tracing Ancestry in England's Lesser-Used Records Lecture III: Land Tax Assessments, Electoral Rolls, Directories,&nbsp; Chancery, n' more
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*Using England's Lesser-Used Records to Trace Ancestry. Lecture III: Land Tax Assessments, Electoral Rolls, Directories,&nbsp; Chancery, n' more
 
 
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=== Associations  ===
 
=== Associations  ===
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The Association of Professional Genealogists  
 
The Association of Professional Genealogists  
  
The National&nbsp;Genealogical Society,&nbsp;Arlington,&nbsp;VA  
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The National&nbsp;Genealogical Society,&nbsp;Arlington,&nbsp;VA<br>
 
 
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=== Online Activity  ===
 
=== Online Activity  ===
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org FamilySearch Wiki]  
 
[https://wiki.familysearch.org FamilySearch Wiki]  
  
"Expert&nbsp;Connect": Ancestry.com&nbsp;
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"Expert&nbsp;Connect": Ancestry.com&nbsp;
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=== Professional Development Activities ===
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Professional Genealogical Research
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Currently compiling &amp;&nbsp;writing book on "Big City Ancestral Research in&nbsp;England"
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Currently writing two articles (of this update) for publication in professional journals: "Merchant Maritime Records for British&nbsp;Ancestry" and&nbsp;"A New Critical Look at 'Compiled Sources': A Modern Review and View&nbsp;of the&nbsp;Most Ignored&nbsp;'Step' in "The Preliminary Search!"'&nbsp;

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File:Jpg   Phillip Dunn, B.A. (British Local History), A.G.®, APG

Phillip is a genealogist with nearly 30 years professional experience in genealogical research procedures and is an  experienced missing persons/heir-tracer, formerly for two major UK corporations and, more recently with a local law firm. The son of English parentage, he has lived, studied and lectured in the UK, and is a specialist in especially London, Lancashire and Cheshire, military, British subjects abroad, Nonconformists (i.e. Presbyterian & Huguenots), England West Midlands, Emigration, and England's big cities research.

Education

  • Bachelors: British Local History, BYU (1983) 

          Minor: Public Relations & Organizational Communications/Pipe Organ Pedagogy

Credentials

Accredited Genealogist® in England: 1983-present  ICAPGEN, Salt Lake City, UT

Accredited Genealogist® in Scotland: 2007-present  ICAPGEN, Salt Lake City, UT 
Currently working towards AG® in Ireland, late 2010 - with ICAPGEN, Salt Lake City, UT

Experience

  • Sr. Research Consultant, British Research Unit, The Family History Library: 1998-present
  • Sr. Project Manager, Family Records Extraction 1993-1998 [England 1851, Canadian 1881 censuses, Temple Ordinance Index, 1880 US census, Ellis Island Index projects; Key learnings: We'll produce more Indexes faster by extracting/indexing only the critically necessary fields in each record type, i.e. 'Ford Mustang' model? or big Cadillac?]
  • Family History Center Support Specialist over British Isles and (old) Commonwealth countries, N. Europe and South Pacific FHCs 1991- 1992
  • British Correspondence Specialist 1982-1991
  • Reference Consultant, British Reference Unit, Family History Library: 1979-1981
  • Reference Consultant, US/Canada: 1977-1979
  • Stake Extraction (Indexing) Director: England 1851 census 1995-1997

Lecturer and Presenter at the following locations:

  • BYU Family History Conferences: 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004, etc.
  • BYU Education Week
  • FFHS Annual Conference on British Genealogy: 2004
  • BYU Computer Genealogy Conference: April, 2010
  • Featured Speaker, "The London Workshop", Toronto, Ont. Chapt OGS: Nov 2008
  • Utah Valley University, Continuing Education, Genealogy Instructor: 2002-2010
  • Guest Presenter, the St Augustine, FL Genealogical Society, British Gen Fair, Nov 2007
  • Family History Expos: Salt Lake City 2009, Mesa AZ 2010, Sheridan, WY 2009
  • Generations Project (PBS) series (KBYU TV): March 14th segment, 2010

Published

  • Journal of the British Isles Family History Society - U.S.A., 2009 " Tracing London and Big City Ancestors from Abroad"
  • Author:  Guide to Ancestral Research In London (ISBN: 0-961260-7-4) 1987; revised 1995 & 2009

Classes Taught

  • Tracing the British Abroad
  • England Genealogical Research
  • Tracing Elusive Ancestry in England's Big Cities!
  • Solving Old-case & Hard-case Lancashire Ancestry
  • Finding 'Grace': Tracing English Nonconformist Ancestry
  • Legitimacy & Illegitimacy in England Genealogical Research
  • Lost In London: How to Quick-Find Those Elusive London Ancestors!
  • Research in a Snap! Cutting-Edge & Gateway Web Sites for British & Irish Ancestry
  • Researching the 'Big Black Hole': Methods for Tracing/Proving Pre-1837 English Ancestry
  • Using England's Lesser-Used Records to Trace Ancestry. Lecture I:  Poor-Law Records 1835-1925
  • Using England's Lesser-Used Records to Trace Ancestry. Lecture II:  Tracing the Poor Before 1834 in Parish Chest Records!
  • Using England's Lesser-Used Records to Trace Ancestry. Lecture III: Land Tax Assessments, Electoral Rolls, Directories,  Chancery, n' more

Associations

The Society of Genealogists, London

The Association of Professional Genealogists

The National Genealogical Society, Arlington, VA

Online Activity

Blogger: British Heritage Forum  

FamilySearch Wiki

"Expert Connect": Ancestry.com 

Professional Development Activities

Professional Genealogical Research

Currently compiling & writing book on "Big City Ancestral Research in England"

Currently writing two articles (of this update) for publication in professional journals: "Merchant Maritime Records for British Ancestry" and "A New Critical Look at 'Compiled Sources': A Modern Review and View of the Most Ignored 'Step' in "The Preliminary Search!"'