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Tracing Ancestors In Wales

21/07/2018 - 21/07/2018

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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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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Maps And Property Records For Family Historians

21/07/2018 - 21/07/2018

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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In this half-day course, Sue Adams covers two topics. Session 1: How maps were made and why it matters for family historians 'Where?' is an important question that family historians ask about ...


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

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Free Tutorial - Beginning To Use Family History Websites

21/07/2018 - 21/07/2018

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

020 7553 3290

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We offer 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 lots ...


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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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17Th Century Sources For Family Historians

25/07/2018 - 25/07/2018

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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This talk will look at some 17th century sources that might supplement the deficiencies of contemporary parish registers, including  (amongst other things) State Papers, tax records, heraldic ...


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

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Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day and Local and Family History Fair

28/07/2018 - 28/07/2018

10am-4pm

The Grange School, Wendover Way, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 7NH, United Kingdom

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The Society’s Open Day is also Buckinghamshire's major family history event. It’s the day when numerous research opportunities will be available in one place, including the Society's Buckinghamshire ...


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Entry is free.

The school venue provides adequate facilities for disabled access, and help is available if needed.



Hidden Histories: Finding Unusual Record Collections In Libraries And Archives

28/07/2018 - 28/07/2018

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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Archives and libraries have many sources which are hardly ever used by family historians. This course looks at: - How to find them using online resources, such as the National Register of ...


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

Full. Please see our website for details.



Free Saturday Library Tours

28/07/2018 - 28/07/2018

Our tours last 90 minutes and are every second Saturday.

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

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With an experienced tour guide, our Tours are for people new to family history and wanting to find out what's in our Library and Archives. At the Society of Genealogists, we're passionate about ...


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Our tours are free. Places go very quickly so please book a specific date.

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Expanding Your Family History And Finding Real People Who Don’T Exist

28/07/2018 - 28/07/2018

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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In this half-day course, Lynda Hotchkiss covers two topics: Session 1 - Finding Real People Who Don’t Exist Some people on our family tree seem to refuse to be found. Lynda offers several reasons ...


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

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Understanding And Using The 1939 Register

01/08/2018 - 01/08/2018

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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The 1939 Register provides a snapshot of the civilian population of England and Wales just after the outbreak of the Second World War. Details of around 40 million people were recorded, to facilitate ...


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

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Coping With Kew

01/08/2018 - 01/08/2018

7.30pm

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

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This talk by Gwyneth Wilkie is an introduction to The National Archives; what you may hope to get from TNA’s holdings, which records are accessible at home and which on site, which ones you have to ...


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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.



Scottish And Irish Migration

04/08/2018 - 04/08/2018

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

020 7553 3290

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Over the centuries, one of Ireland’s and Scotland’s greatest exports has been its people. This has taken many guises: to voluntarily travel the world; to explore; to seek fame and fortune; to trade, ...


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

Full. Please see our website for details.



My Ancestor... Came From Hertfordshire

08/08/2018 - 08/08/2018

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

020 7553 3290

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Hertfordshire was a small county with about 100,000 inhabitants in 1800. However, with London close by, the turnover of its population has been a constant feature. In this talk, Alan Ruston ...


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

Full. Please see our website for details.



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