© 2019, Colleen Murray

I am a Professional Genealogist based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I specialize in Canadian and Irish  research. Aiming to blog quality over quantity.


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Colleen Murray


February 7, 2015

                                                Photo Credit: Library and Archives Canada, e010952219


January 22, 2015

I was asked by the National Institute for Genealogical Studies to do a blog post about my experiences as a student with them.  If you would like to check it out, follow the link below.


National Institute for Genealogical Studies

January 11, 2015

I have been working steadily on getting a presentation ready for an upcoming Alberta Genealogical Society meeting for the Irish Interest Group.  I decided to speak on the topic of the Cancelled Land books, because I think this is an underused Irish source, and because...

November 21, 2014

Genealogy is ultimately about finding your family, but the process is enjoyable too.  If, like me, you enjoy the thrill of the hunt, you may already be pursuing your family story.  But sometimes we are in the wrong location to access the documents we need, or sometimes...

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