Else Churchill – Inscribed on the JGSGB’s Roll of Honour

Congratulations to Else Churchill, the SoG’s Genealogist. On Sunday 17 June, the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain inscribed her name on their Roll of Honour. At a Members’ social event, Else received her scroll, marking her ‘support for, and her enthusiastic championing of, the work of the JGSGB’...

Read more

Tracing your Cotton and Wool Mill Ancestors - A One-hour Lecture on 11 July

In 1851, the third most common occupation was working in a mill. If your ancestor was a beamer, a piecer, a tenter, a tackler, a reed maker, a scutcher, or a carder, what did they actually do? What were the working conditions like? How much did they get paid compared to other working class jobs? In this one-hour talk, Adèle Emm explains some of the roles and their working conditions...

Read more



Click here to find all the latest information on the Society and things happening in the Genealogical Community

Read the latest Newsletter

Follow Us On Twitter

Follow us

Books & Courses


Purchase all your family history books here

View all books & courses

Events and Courses


View and Book Events and Courses here

View all Events & Courses

About the Society


Helping you do the research for your ancestors

About us