The Society will host its annual March Open Day, so come along to find out how to start family history research, or receive advice on how to further your research. All events are free of charge, but must be pre-booked.Read more
Persons Unknown? The people of the Old Nichol in fact, fiction and myth
Police would not patrol there, even in daylight; no stranger would chance their arm there; it was a nest of cosh-carriers and prostitutes. The Old Nichol in central East London has had a terrible press over the past 150 years or so. But did it deserve it? Based on her book of the same name, historian Sarah Wise has pieced together a much more complex picture of life in the slum. And in the process, the Nichol legend dies a death.Read more
The world’s largest family history show is back. Our society is again providing a great line-up of talks as well as advice in the ‘Ask the Experts’ area.
2014 sees the commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War and this will be the theme of Who Do You Think You Are? Live 2014.
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