* What We Learn From Cemeteries
* Genealogy - Why Do Your Family History
* Using Rootsweb Message Boards and Mailing Lists
* Preserving Family Heirlooms
* British Parish Registers
* Genealogy Clues, an Overview
* Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates
* US Census Records
* British Census Records
Hal is a professional genealogist, teacher, and lecturer. He has been doing family research for 12 years and is a member of the Southern California Chapter - Association of Professional Genealogists (SCCAPG), Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG).
He is currently the Vice President of the Orange County Genealogical Society in charge of Programs. He also teaches the Intermediate/Advanced class each month.
Hal also created and maintains a website for Horrocks genealogy researchers from around the world. The website includes a One-Name-Study, a DNA surname study, and contributed research from other Horrocks researchers. He has extracted all the Horrocks listings from all the US and British census and made them available for interested researchers.