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Bawdy Georgians

03/01/2018 - 03/01/2018

7.30pm.

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

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William Cowper, who lived in north Buckinghamshire for 28 years, was the leading poet of the late 18th century. He was Jane Austen’s favourite and was quoted and referenced in Persuasion, Mansfield ...


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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.



Family History For Beginners

09/01/2018 - 09/01/2018

7.45pm

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

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Buckinghamshire Family History Society's Dave Foster is well known for his talks to newcomers to family history at each of the Society's Open Days. Tonight he builds a family tree using census ...


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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.



Brickwalls and Lost Ancestors

13/01/2018 - 13/01/2018

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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Even the luckiest of family historians will come up against brick walls from time to time. Dave Annal shows that almost everyone left a paper trail and that it’s usually possible to find it. He ...


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

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Getting The Most From The Ancestry Website

13/01/2018 - 13/01/2018

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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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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Tracing Your Huguenot Ancestors

20/01/2018 - 20/01/2018

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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Five hundred years ago in Wittenberg in 1517 Martin Luther challenged the Roman Catholic Church’s teachings. The consequences of his dissent set off shock waves throughout Europe. France initially ...


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

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Researching Your Midland Ancestors: Staffordshire, Warwickshire And Worcestershire

20/01/2018 - 20/01/2018

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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Birmingham’s central location and economic prosperity have attracted people from across the Midlands and beyond. Local researcher Mike Sharpe provides an introduction to researching in the three ...


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

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Crime In 18th-Century England

20/01/2018 - 20/01/2018

2pm.

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John T Smith will present a review of crime in England in the 18th century and the transporting of over 60,000 offenders to lands beyond the seas – before they were sent to Australia. Botany Bay, Van ...


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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.



Tithes And Taxes

31/01/2018 - 31/01/2018

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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Paying tithes and taxes probably didn’t please our ancestors. But the records give us a valuable and under-used resource that helps us to find out so much more about their lives. Michael Gandy ...


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

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The Life And Times Of The Gamekeeper

07/02/2018 - 07/02/2018

7.30pm.

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

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'Some of my ancestors were gamekeepers, including my dad' explains the speaker for this talk, Marion Swindells. 'Gamekeepers have been one of the rural occupations for some time. This talk will ...


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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.



Doctor At The Dean

13/02/2018 - 13/02/2018

7.45pm

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

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Buckinghamshire Family History Society welcomes the return of Richard Poad MBE, who will describe the life and times of the Cookham doctor in the 1920s and 1930s, which are brought vividly to life by ...


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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.



Report Writing

19/02/2018 - 19/02/2018

09:00 - 16:00

IHGS, 79-82, Northgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1BA, United Kingdom

01227768664

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If you are going to advertise yourself as a professional researcher then your presentation to the client is the ‘window display’ of your business; a reflection on you. If you are seeking to gain ...


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Rate: £55 Student Rate: £50

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Heraldry

12/03/2018 - 12/03/2018

09:00 - 16:00

IHGS, 79-82, Northgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1BA, United Kingdom

01227768664

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Many genealogists and family historians turn aside from heraldry with the misconception that it is not for them but rather some medieval mystery. This course aims to show that the records of heraldry ...


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Rate: £50 Student Rate: £45

Disabled entry and toilets.



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