February 2019 Book of the Month - My Ancestor was Jewish

A 20% Discount on our Book of the Month 

A revised, up-to-date version of the original 1982 publication by Isobel Mordy, Dr Anthony Joseph’s 2008 edition takes the researcher through eleven distinct areas relating to Jewish genealogy. Beginning with the emancipation of Jews in England, providing a general history to Britain’s Jewish community, it then goes on to provide in depth, detailed pointers and advice on the best avenues to research your Jewish ancestors, including a handy ‘Where to start’ chapter as an introduction. Births, deaths, burials, marriages, censuses, naturalization, and communities are a handful of the areas covered in this guide...

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Getting the Best Use of Online Catalogues - A Half-day Course on 2 February

‘The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom’ (Jon Stewart).

Simon Fowler is a professional researcher, who wants to help you be better at getting information, finding those notes from others but not relying on them. Simon is an expert at this. He spends many hours each day trying to make sense of online catalogues - easy to use but bizarrely organised - and the dreaded CALM software used by local record offices...

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Top Ten GDPR Myths (General Data Protection Regulation) -  Talk on 31 January

As of May 2018, everyone living in Britain gained some extra legal protections relating to organisations that hold any of their personal data. You probably read about it as ‘the GDPR’. The regulations cover everyone in the EU and in the EEA. Because we all live in such a joined-up, online world, they also cover organisations in other countries that may receive and use our personal data...

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