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Stage 1 Family History Skills - Evening Classes

05/04/2018 - 28/06/2018

Evening classes run every Thursday evening from 5 April for 13 weeks until 28 June. We are open from 10 am to 8 pm on Thursdays.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

020 7553 3290

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Join us at the Society of Genealogists’ popular evening course to develop your family history skills. Wanting to know about our own family’s history is a very natural feeling. Understanding what ...


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For the full 13 weeks: £225.00; Members' discounted price: £180.00

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Understanding Civil Registration - A Registrar's View

22/05/2018 - 22/05/2018

Doors open at 7.15 pm and the meeting starts at 7.45 pm, finishing at 9.15 pm

Ashley School, Ashley Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 1HX, United Kingdom

07932 062056

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Do we really understand birth and death certificates, and the processes that created them? Antony Marr, a former Registrar, will look at interpreting the sometimes complex and hidden meanings of the ...


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West Surrey Family History Society welcomes non-members to its meetings for a suggested donation of £2 per person

Easy access for wheelchairs, all on ground floor



My Ancestor Was A Quaker

23/05/2018 - 23/05/2018

One-hour talk from 12 midday to 1 pm. Society of Genealogists Library and Archives are open from 10 am till 6 pm.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

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The Religious Society of Friends began as a movement in England in the mid-17th century in Lancashire. Members are informally known as Quakers, as they were said "to tremble in the way of the Lord". ...


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£8.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £6.40

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A History of Soho Through Its Street Names

24/05/2018 - 24/05/2018

One-hour talk from 2 to 3 pm. Society of Genealogists Library and Archives are open from 10 am till 8 pm.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

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Soho tells its story through its street names: land ownership, historical events, architects and builders, residential and industrial glories. The names of the streets are part of this bohemian ...


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£8.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £6.40

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Whats In A Name?  A Closer Look At Surnames And Forenames

26/05/2018 - 26/05/2018

Half-day course from 10.30 am to 1.00 pm. Society of Genealogists Library and Archives are open from 10 am till 6 pm

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

020 7553 3290

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This half-day course has two sessions: Session 1 –Surnames - A Guide To Family Name Research In The 21st Century – Debbie Kennett Based on her book, ‘The Surnames Handbook: A Guide To Family Name ...


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£20.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £16.00

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One-To-One Internet Advice Sessions

26/05/2018 - 26/05/2018

Sessions every second Saturday between 10.30 am and 2.00 pm.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

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We offer free tutorials to help you effectively use the internet and the genealogy websites. If you are researching your family history, you've probably discovered a number of websites offering ...


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Lord Mayors and Liveries of London

06/06/2018 - 06/06/2018

One-hour talk from 2 to 3 pm. Society of Genealogists Library and Archives are open from 10 am till 6 pm.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

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In this talk, Joe Studman looks at the history of the guilds of the City of London. He describes their beginnings as craft mysteries, and continues through to their development as powerful merchants ...


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£8.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £6.40

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PETERBOROUGH FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY – 'RESEARCHING MILITARY MATTERS' – PAUL BOURTON

06/06/2018 - 06/06/2018

Doors open at 1900 hours for coffee and chat and the meeting starts at 1930 and finishes at 2100

The Salvation Army Citadel, 1203, Bourges Boulevard, New England, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 2AU, United Kingdom

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Paul will talk about the various case studies he has undertaken on soldiers who have served as far back as 1700 ...


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Members are welcome for a suggested donation of £2 per person, members free and annual membership cost £10 per individual

Yes all on ground floor



Brandy For The Parson

06/06/2018 - 06/06/2018

7.30pm.

Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK2 2HB, United Kingdom

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Did your ancestors live on the coast? If so, they may have been involved in some way in the smuggling of contraband. In this talk, speaker Meryl Catty traces the history and activities of smugglers ...


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Buckinghamshire Family History Society welcomes non-members to its meetings; entry is £4.

Wheelchair access ramp, no internal stairs, disabled convenience.



Sheffield Family History Fair

09/06/2018 - 09/06/2018

10am-4pm.

1st Floor Suites, South Stand, Hillsborough Football Stadium, Leppings Lane, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S6 1SW, United Kingdom

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Join us at the Sheffield & District Family History Society bi-annual family history fair. ...


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£2 admission (includes prize draw), accompanied children free.



For Family Historians: Following The Money

09/06/2018 - 09/06/2018

Half-day course from 2 to 5 pm. Society of Genealogists Library and Archives are open from 10 am till 6 pm.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

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This course has two sessions: Session 1: Financial Records for Family Historians – with Dr Gwyneth Wilkie This session follows the money in records other than Wills, looking at what can be learnt ...


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£20.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £16.00

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How English Records Work

12/06/2018 - 12/06/2018

7.45pm

Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, SL8 5SX, United Kingdom

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England has lots of records but they weren’t devised with family historians in mind and we have to accept pluses and minuses. Speaker Michael Gandy explains the logic behind the records that we have ...


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Buckinghamshire Family History Society welcomes non-members to its meetings; entry is £4.

Wheelchair access ramp, no internal stairs, disabled convenience.



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