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== [[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 missing persons/heir-tracer, withformerly for two major UK corporations and , more recently with a local law firm. The son of English parentage, he has lived , studied and studied lectured in the UK, and is a specialist in especially London, Lancashire and Cheshire, military, British subjects abroad, HuguenotNonconformists (i.e. Presbyterian & Huguenots), England West MidlandMidlands, Emigration, and England 's big city cities research.
=== Education ===
*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>
=== Credentials ===
Accredited Genealogist® in England: 1983-present&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[ 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
=== 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&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 1991- 1992
*British Correspondence Specialist 1982-1991
*Reference Consultant, British Reference Unit, Family History Library: 1979-1991 1981
*Reference Consultant, US/Canada: 1977-1979
*Stake Extraction (Indexing)&nbsp;Director: England 1851 census1995-1997
=== Lecturer and Presenter at the following locations: ===
*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 "&nbsp;Tracing London and Big City Ancestors from&nbsp;Abroad" <br>*Author:&nbsp; ''Guide to Ancestral Research In London ''(ISBN: 0-961260-7-4) 1987; revised 1995 &amp; 2009
=== Classes Taught ===
*Tracing the British Abroad
*England&nbsp;Genealogical Research
*Tracing Elusive Ancestry in England's Big Cities!*Solving Old-case &amp; Hard-case Lancashire Ancestry*Finding 'Grace': Tracing English Nonconformist Ancestry*Legitimacy &amp; Illegitimacy in England Genealogical Research*Lost In London: How to Quick-Find Those Elusive London Ancestors!*Researching&nbsp;the 'Big Black Hole': Proving Pre-1837 English Ancestry *Research in a Snap! Cutting-Edge &amp;&nbsp;Gateway&nbsp;Web Sites for British &amp;Irish Ancestry *Researching&nbsp;Irish the 'Big Black Hole': Methods for Tracing/Proving Pre-1837 English Ancestry*Tracing Ancestry in Using England's Lesser-Used Records to Trace Ancestry. Lecture&nbsp;I:&nbsp;&nbsp;Poor-Law Records 1835-1925*Tracing Ancestry in 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 Using England's Lesser-Used Records to Trace Ancestry. Lecture III: Land Tax Assessments, Electoral Rolls, Directories,&nbsp; Chancery, n' more <br>
=== Associations ===
The Association of Professional Genealogists
The National&nbsp;Genealogical Society,&nbsp;Arlington,&nbsp;VA  <br>
=== Online Activity ===
[ FamilySearch Wiki]
"Expert&nbsp;Connect":;  === Professional Development Activities === Professional Genealogical Research Currently compiling &amp;&nbsp;writing book on "Big City Ancestral Research in&nbsp;England" 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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