Start Right: Starting your Family History at SoG -A One-hour Lecture on 9 January

Are you just getting started with your family history? Find out where to start, the sources you can use and what you can do online.

In this one-hour talk for beginners, Else Churchill introduces the key sources for family history research and some of the most important websites. Else also shows how to use the Society of Genealogists’ Library to help you to get the best out of your research...

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Society of Genealogists 2019 Events Programme Released

Our new events programme is now open for bookings. We will offer over 180 events so there is something for everyone. Please do visit our website for further information about our lectures, courses visits and walks. For your convenience, a pdf of the full printed programme can also be viewed online.

If booking online, SoG members should remember to log in first, in order to receive the 20% member discount. Non-members are welcome to attend events, at the full price. Events can also be booked by telephone...

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