Maps for Family Historians - A One-hour Lecture on 13 March

Maps can add so much to your understanding of your family history. Maps can show where your ancestors lived and worked; help you to plot migration patterns; show surname distributions; reveal changes to street names; help you to locate sources for research; and guide you as you plan research trips.

In this one-hour talk, Charlie Mead introduces a wide range of maps including: county maps, town plans, estate maps, enclosure maps, tithe maps, transport maps, parish maps, social maps, and military maps...

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Discounted Book of the Month - My Ancestors were Gypsies & Related Half-day Course on 9 March

20% Discount on March’s Book of the Month - My Ancestors Were Gypsies

There is a long standing belief in family history circles that if you discover you have gypsy ancestry you may as well abandon your search at once. This book by Sharon Sillers Floate, who has been specialising in the subject since 1992, suggests otherwise. She provides readers with an invaluable, easy-to-read guide to tracing their gypsy/traveller ancestors, as well as detailing the fascinating social history of this group in Britain...

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