Online Resources for London Family History - A one-hour lecture on 27 November

Find out about the wealth of material online for researching your ancestors in the City of London and the wider metropolis.

Peter Christian first looks at the range of online parish record indexes, as well as important online data collections devoted to Londoners, such as those for the livery companies, immigrant communities, and voters.

Peter then turns to discuss the many resources for background and orientation. Some of the important descriptive works on the capital are available online, and there are sites with information on street names, cemeteries, and London institutions...

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SoG will attend the Migration Museum’s Family History Day on 2 November

At the Migration Museum’s Family History Day, visitors will have the chance to find out more about genealogy and archival research, experience interactive installations on British history, hear from experts and social historians, and explore their own history at a series of stalls and workshops – leaving inspired and empowered to continue their research independently.

A selection of activities taking place include:

–  Talks from a range of celebrities and experts, including Robert Rinder, TV presenter and star of a popular recent episode of Who do you think you are?; Roger Kershaw of The National Archives; and Else Churchill of the Society of Genealogists who will speak on Tracing your Twentieth Century Ancestors (15:30-16:15)...

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Society of Genealogists Open Days 28-31 October 2019

There are still some places available on our special Open Day events next week, come pay us a visit.

Monday 28th - Tour of the society library 11:15

Tuesday 29th - Tours of the society library 11:15 & 14:30, Free talk: I'm Stuck: Some Ideas for Solving Genealogy Problems (with Else Churchill)

Wednesday 30th - Tours of the society library 11:15 & 14:30, Free talk: Surname Searching & Finding Pedigrees Online and at the Society of Genealogists  (with Else Churchill)

To save your place on these special events....

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