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How To Trace Your Methodist Ancestors - What's In The Wesley Historical Society Library

17/10/2018 - 17/10/2018

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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Dr John Lenton's talk covers three topics: 1) A brief summary of Methodist history for genealogists, to explain when changes happened and the Methodist organisation so that you understand what ...


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

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Who Do You Think You Are? The Rise Of Modern Genealogy. A Talk By Nick Barratt

18/10/2018 - 18/10/2018

Doors open at 1.45pm and the event begins at 2.00pm

01494734161

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Famous professor, author, broadcaster and historian Nick Barratt returns with his informative and exciting talk. Nick Barratt will talk about the rise of genealogy as a mainstream activity over ...


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Tickets £15 each which includes tea and cake. Tickets available from:- www.scannappeal.org.uk/event/who-do-you-think-you-are-the-rise-of-modern-genealogy-a-talk-by-nick-barratt/

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Getting The Most From The Findmypast Website

20/10/2018 - 20/10/2018

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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The sheer size, breadth of the archive and multiple level search screens can be overwhelming when you start the Findmypast website. John Hanson offers an in-depth look on how to explore the website, ...


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

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Booze And Clues: Tracing My Publican Ancestry

24/10/2018 - 24/10/2018

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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In this talk, Dr Gwyneth Wilkie draws on research done into some of her pub-keeping forebears. Most of them lived in Lancashire and Cheshire in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The research centres ...


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

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Life In Colonial America 1700-1790

27/10/2018 - 27/10/2018

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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New migrants coming to North America inclded the Scots, the Irish, the Palatines from Germany and Switzerland, and the Quakers. What influence did they have? Many families had indentured servants. ...


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

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The Suffolk Family History Fair

27/10/2018 - 27/10/2018

10am-4pm

University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, 19, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1QL, United Kingdom

01473 274300

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The free Suffolk Family History Fair & AGM takes place at The University of Suffolk in Ipswich and promises display, stalls, talks and a research help area. ...


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Free entry and free parking.

There is wheelchair access to the gallery from the north entrance of the Waterfront building with a disabled parking space nearby. Further assistance is available if required from the Waterfront building reception. Guide dogs are welcome.



Tracing Ancestors From Somerset

27/10/2018 - 27/10/2018

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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Learn how to best trace your Somerset/Bristol ancestors, both locally and from a distance. Jane also looks at reasons why your family may have left Somerset, some only moving to Bristol, and how ...


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

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Problems In Tracing London Ancestors

31/10/2018 - 31/10/2018

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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London has all the usual problems of family history plus some extra ones of its own. In this talk, Michael Gandy makes it all so much clearer and explains the great developments of the last few ...


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

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The George Family Name Society's "George Day"

03/11/2018 - 03/11/2018

09.30 - 16.00

The Castle Hotel,, Kings Road, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, SA20 0AP, United Kingdom

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The George Family Name Society will celebrate its 25th Anniversary on Saturday, 3rd November, in The Castle Hotel, Llandovery. Registration will begin at 9.30am, with the AGM commencing at 10.30am. ...


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Lunch can be purchased at venue.

http://castle-hotel-llandovery.co.uk/access-statement/



PETERBOROUGH FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY – 'PETERBOROUGH WORKHOUSES' – STEPHEN PERRY

07/11/2018 - 07/11/2018

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

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

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Stephen is a well known local historian with extensive knowledge of Peterborough. He will share his knowledge of the various workhouses that may have housed members Peterborough ancestors over the ...


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Visitors are welcome for a suggested donation of £2 per person, members free and Annual membership costs £10 per individual

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Huddersfield & District FHS- Family And Local History Fair

10/11/2018 - 10/11/2018

10am-4pm

Cathedral House, St. Thomas Road, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, HD1 3LG, United Kingdom

01484 859229

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Family & Local History Fair, at Cathedral House, St Thomas' Road Huddersfield, there will be a large number of stands and exhibitors, including family and local history societies, books, maps and ...


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£3.00, accompanied children free.

Ample free parking, the event is held on the ground floor of a level site.



Fraud, Forgery, Feuding

13/11/2018 - 13/11/2018

7.45pm

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

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In this talk, Gwyneth Wilkie will focus on the difficulties experienced before the introduction of civil registration in proving age, identity, lineage and entitlement - and the opportunities which ...


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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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