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Getting The Best From The Ancestry Website

23/02/2019 - 23/02/2019

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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The Ancestry website offers access to 1 billion searchable UK family history records. It enables you to explore your family history using censuses, birth, marriage and death records, passenger lists, ...


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

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Free Tutorials To Help You Use Genealogy Websites

23/02/2019 - 23/02/2019

45 minute sessions from 10.30 am to 2.00 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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If you are researching your family history, you've probably discovered a number of websites offering lots of genealogical information. It's a good idea to know how to use these websites, especially ...


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This tutorial is free to all. However, if you aren't a Member of the Society of Genealogists you will have to pay a small fee to use our Library and Archives.

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Finding Fred: The Story Of The City Of London's Police Blitz Photographer

27/02/2019 - 27/02/2019

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

020 7553 3290

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The Cross and Tibbs collection of almost 400 photographs provides an amazing record of the bomb damage inflicted on the City of London from the start of the Blitz in 1940 until the end of WWII. Some ...


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

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The Changing Face Of The East End

28/02/2019 - 28/02/2019

Note that Stefan is giving this talk about the Bishopsgate Library at the Society of Genealogists' premises. This is a one-hour talk from 2 to 3 pm. Our 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

020 7553 3290

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Bishopsgate Library, located in a vibrant and historical part of London holds important collections on the history of the city and on social movements. In this illustrated talk, Stefan Dickers ...


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

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Tracing Ancestors In Wales

02/03/2019 - 02/03/2019

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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Have you a Jones, a Davies or a Thomas in your family tree? Do you know the difference between Aberhonddu and Brecon? Did your ancestors worship at chapel or at church? Did your ancestors move to or ...


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

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Finding London Burials Online

06/03/2019 - 06/03/2019

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

020 7553 3290

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John Hanson aims to help you find where your London ancestors were buried. If you have ancestors that lived in London, then you already know that it can be very difficult to find their graves. ...


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

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Maps For Family Historians

13/03/2019 - 13/03/2019

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

020 7553 3290

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Charlie Mead introduces a wide range of maps to help you understand your family history. Maps can add so much to your understanding of your family history. Maps can show where your ancestors lived ...


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

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The Carriage Age In Somerset and Dorset

16/03/2019 - 16/03/2019

14.30-16.30

01935429609

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Being on the route of the main highway to the west, the local area has a rich history associated with the era of the horse-drawn coach. This talk for the Somerset & Dorset FHS, by Roger Marsh, covers ...


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£3 (SDFHS members). £5 non-members. Includes refreshments.

The Raleigh Hall is fully accessible.



A Photographic History Of Charing Cross Road

20/03/2019 - 20/03/2019

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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Let Rob Kayne take you for a walk down one of London's major roads. Charing Cross Road is a relatively modern thoroughfare, opened in 1887. Yet it holds a rich vein of history. In this talk, ...


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

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Essential Family History

20/03/2019 - 20/03/2019

19.00-21.00

01935429609

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A five week evening course, with SDFHS Secretary, Ted Udall, for those starting out on their family history or anyone wanting a refresher course, covering basic research techniques both on and off ...


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£35 (SDFHS members). £40 (non-members).

Our meeting room is on the second floor, with no lift access.



Open Day - The Sog And The JGSGB

21/03/2019 - 21/03/2019

Open Day times: 11 am to 4.30 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

020 7553 3290

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The Society of Genealogists and the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain join together for an open day of free talks and tours. Experts from the JGSGB available to give you advice on tracing ...


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Talks and tours are free of charge. You may also use the SoG and JGSGB Libraries free of charge during the day. Places are going very quickly so you do need to book in advance.

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Hawick Reivers Festival: Borders Kith And Kin

22/03/2019 - 24/03/2019

Various events throughout the weekend. More details will be posted at www.hawickreivers.com

07780685901

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For over 300 years, whilst Scotland fought battle after battle, those living on both sides of the border made a living by "reiving" or raiding their neighbours' property. They had their own system of ...


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Varies. Many events are free. More details will be posted at www.hawickreivers.com

Varies depending on event and venue. More details will be posted at www.hawickreivers.com



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