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’...

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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...

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