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Suicide In The Family?
Wednesday 13 November 2019

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road London, EC1M 7BA

Attitudes to suicide have changed over the centuries, yet the subject is still surrounded by shame and guilt. A suicide is often hushed up in a family. Kathy Chater examines the…

The Fitzwilliam Centre Windsor End Beaconsfield, HP9 2JW

If you’ve been inspired by the BBC’s A House Through Time, come and find out how to uncover the history of a property using some of the key documentary records available and learn…

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road London, EC1M 7BA

Part of our celebration of RootsTech London - a special, free 1-hour talk, by Else Churchill. Is it possible that other people have already worked on the family name that you…

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road London, EC1M 7BA

'Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors.' This quote from Alice Walker, the American novelist, is so accurate. When we wondered how you might like to get to know us, we…

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road London, EC1M 7BA

A special, free 1-hour talk, by Else Churchill, as part of our celebration of RootsTech London. Everyone hits a brick wall sometimes. Else shares some useful tips and…

'God Help The Poor Man'
Wednesday 04 December 2019

The National Archives Bessant Drive Richmond, TW9 4DU

The history of the 19th century poor law with its attendant workhouse still speaks to us of a system and institution feared by our ancestors. Prior to the Welfare State of the…

The National Archives Bessant Drive Richmond, TW9 4DU

This highly popular annual event, organised by our Catalogue and Taxonomy team, features presentations from across the organisation that showcase a number of current and recently…

The National Archives Bessant Drive Richmond, TW9 4DU

This workshop is designed for those interested in finding their way around 19th century poor law and workhouse archives. This includes family, local and social historians as well…

Finding The Wills Of Your Ancestors
Wednesday 23 October 2019

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road London, EC1M 7BA

Alec Tritton aims to help you to understand the genealogical value of wills, including: - knowing how to use them in compiling family histories; - understanding the differences…

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