Secret Lives conference / by Katy Barbier-Greenland

In August this year, I'll be attending and working as an event tech at the Secret Lives - Hidden Voices of our Ancestors conference in Leicestershire in the UK. This conference focuses on family history and is a collaboration between four organisations: The Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives (AGRA), The Guild of One Name Studies, the Halsted Trust and the Society of Genealogists.

Speakers are mainly family historians and researchers, and will be sharing their work on those 'ghosts from the past' whose lives and experiences are often overlooked. Topics and themes include women, witchcraft, marriage, poverty, prostitution, children, crime, divorce, espionage, migration and lunatics...and of course I'll share the highlights on my webpage