In Search of Our Ancient Ancestors Using Records, Surname Origins and DNA - Lecture 20 July

Anthony Adolph will show how record-based research, oral history, study of surname origins, archaeology, fossil-hunting, genetic testing, ancient origin myths and even the science of the Big Bang all stem from our fundamental desire to understand who we are and where we come from, and are all tools that can be brought together for tracing our ancestry as far back as possible. 

A one-hour lecture on Wednesday, 20 July (2pm) with Anthony Adolph  cost £8.00/£6.40 SoG members. Places should be pre-booked through our website or by telephone: 020 7553 3290. Do you have a question? email the events department.

Mr Adolph has for many years been a professional genealogist, writer, lecturer and broadcaster. He is a particular specialist in researching surname origins, heraldry and house histories, both in the British Isles and abroad. He is the author of several books on tracing family history and genealogy. This talk is based on his book,' In Search of Our Ancient Ancestors, from the Big Bang to Modern Britain, in Science and Myth' (2015), published by Pen and Sword. For details of the book and how to buy copies, visit his website.

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