Family History Handbook 2023


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Scroll down to find your Handbook exclusive video by photo-dating Expert Jayne Shrimpton, and to download the Society of Genealogists' Banks document.

Video: photos, 1860s-1930s

[This video is an interview by Helen Tovey, Editor Family Tree, with Photo-Dating Expert Jayne Shrimpton].


Document: The Society of Genealogists' Banks Document

Above: the Banks Document, copyright the SoG

We hope you enjoy tackling this document. It seems to be written in an early 19th century version of shorthand.

To download a higher resolution version of the document, please:

click here (front)

& click here (back)

It would be very interesting to discover your thoughts, ideas and solutions regarding the document: to share yours, please contact the SoG using the email address on page 7 of the Handbook.

Copyright notice: You may print a copy of the Banks Document for your sole personal use, but the file is not to be published in print, or online or any other digital format. 

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