Alison Kilpatrick is an amateur genealogist with a keen interest in historic newspapers and 18th century Irish history. Published in Ontario, Canada, Arborealis was created to present family and local history studies pertaining to Alison's research interests. These interests range from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales as countries of origin, to places where our ancestors settled in Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, the island of Saint Helena, Scotland, the United States, and Wales.