Lyn Meehan

10323 -150 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5P 1P6

Phone: 780-443-0540

Fax: 780-443-0540


Contact between 9:00 am to 7:00 pm MST


Reference Specialist, Edmonton Public Library


  • Forensic Genealogy
  • Hurdling brickwalls
  • Immigration and migration
  • Methodology
  • Canada
  • Scandinavia

  • Lectures:

  • Before and Beyond the Internet
  • Canada's National Treasure
  • Citing Sources Correctly!
  • City Ancestors, Civic Records
  • Cobblestone Genealogy
  • Country Cousins: Ancestors on the Land
  • Database Insanity!
  • Exploring 19th-century U.S. Records
  • Finding the Ancestral Trail
  • Hurdling Brickwalls
  • Irish Resources: Locating Your Tools
  • Making Your Library Visit Memorable
  • Records Interrogation 101: Persuading Records to Talk
  • Research Methodology and Tools for Success!
  • Research Without Borders
  • Researching English Ancestors
  • Shaking the Family Tree
  • Successful Interlibrary Loans
  • Thoroughly Modern Genealogy
  • Those Impeccable Scots
  • Urban Dwellers
  • Unguarded Boundary: US/CAN Border Crossings

  • Speaking Conditions:

  • Speaker provides PowerPoint presentations
  • Speaker is prepared to provide own laptop and projector
  • Speaker requires screen and (2) tables for display
  • Supplies electronic handouts in MSWord or PDF
  • Will accept international, national, provincial, state and regional invitations
  • Travelling fees, plus airport pick-up and drop-off
  • No home billeting accepted
  • Provides presentations at all levels of genealogy: basic, intermediate and advanced
  • Will develop new lectures upon request
  • Contact directly for current speaker fees
  • All-day workshops available
  • Expect speaker contract

  • Previous Engagements:


    Family historian and genealogy consultant, popular lecturer and library reference specialist, Lyn Meehan has worked in public, academic, government and historical library environments worldwide. Her thirty years’ of professional and anecdotal experience combine for insightful search strategies and an arsenal of tactics that will benefit genealogists of all levels. Visit Lyn at

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