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== [[Image:DunnPB 98.jpg]]   Phillip Dunn, B.A. (British Local History), England AG®  ==
Phillip is an Accredited Genealogist (AG®) in England and Scotland research&nbsp;with nearly 35 years professional experience in genealogical research methodology and is an&nbsp;experienced missing persons locator/heir-tracer, formerly for&nbsp;two major UK&nbsp;corporations and, more recently with a&nbsp;local law firm. The son of English parentage, he has lived,&nbsp;studied and lectured in the UK, Ireland, U.S. and Canada, and is a specialist in&nbsp;especially&nbsp;London and 'Home' (surrounding) counties, Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cheshire, England's big cities, 'Brickwall' 17th Century emigration, the West Midland counties, military, Nonconformist,<span style="line-height: 19.9200000762939px;">&nbsp;(esp. Roman Catholic, Huguenots, Germanic churches, etc)</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">&nbsp;British subjects abroad, , Emigration abroad, &nbsp;&nbsp; maximizing users' experience in the FamilySearch search engine, and Probate research.</span>
=== Recent and Current Wiki Projects ===
*Manchester City "Parishes"
*Middlesex Parish Histories
*"Comprehensive [parish and chapels] Lists" for every many major England city cities and large township townships
*London [City of] Parish Histories
*Cheshire Parishes links (oversight)
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 2011 - 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, Ordinance Index, 1880 US census, Ellis Island Index projects [Key learnings: We'll&nbsp;produce&nbsp;far <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. always including the name[s] of principal, and parents/spouse. Why recreate a whole record and all its data fields when images of the original document will be available online shortlyin the near future!]
*Family History Center Support Specialist over British Isles and (old) Commonwealth countries, N. Europe and South Pacific FHCs 1991- 1992 Key Learnings: FHCs are the key to disseminating genealogical data to the 'end rows' of the world. Consider the "little old lady's" needs by fully supporting the operation of each FHC
*British Correspondence Specialist 1982-1991
*Stake Extraction (Indexing)&nbsp;Director: England 1851 census indexing project 1995-1997
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=== Lecturer and Presenter at the following locations: ===
*Lost In London: How to Quick-Find Those Elusive London Ancestors!
*Backed Against the Wall! Methods in Brickwall England&nbsp; Research
*Tracing Huguenots in Great Britain
*Tracing Irish in Presbyterian Church Records
*Research in a Snap! Cutting-Edge &amp; Gateway Web Sites for British &amp; Irish Ancestry
*Researching&nbsp;the 'Big Black Hole': Methods for Tracing/Proving Pre-1837 English Ancestry
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Former:&nbsp; Expert with "Expert&nbsp;Connect": Ancestry.com&nbsp;
=== Professional Development Activities ===
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