December 2017 Discounted Book of the Month - My Ancestor was in the British Army

This book is written for the modern family historian who wishes to research the activities of their ancestors and kinsmen who served in the British Army since 1660. It is a practical guide intended to help them find their way into and through the many records now available in archives and on the internet.

There is a wealth of such records for the millions of British soldiers who have served their country – many will find surprising and plentiful details of their ancestors while others may struggle to find a one-line mention....

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The Society of Genealogists 2018 Events Programme is now Available

 Our extensive 2018 Events programme is now available, with over 170 events  

Listed below are just some of the events taking place at the Society of Genealogists in January. Please visit our website for further information about events taking place during the remainder of the year. For your convenience, a pdf of the full printed programme can also be downloaded.

The cover of our events programme commemorates the 100 year anniversary of women (over age 30) being given the right to vote and the work of the suffragettes. Several of our events highlight tracing our female ancestors and exlporing the lives they led...

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