SoG visit to Liverpool Archives - 7 March

Do you have family from Liverpool and want to know more about your ancestors? We have arranged a special group visit for our members to visit Liverpool Archives and learn more about their family history sources.  During your visit, experienced staff will be available to help you explore original documents, photographs, maps and newspapers which record the lives of Liverpudlians across the centuries...

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London and the Spanish Flu - A One-hour Lecture on 14 February

The Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918/19 was global. Over 50 million people died worldwide. In Britain it is estimated that 228,000 people died. TS Eliot caught the flu in London and then wrote The Waste Land as he recovered.

Brian Parsons explores how a large city like London coped, full of returning soldiers from the War, with underfunded hospitals. He describes how devastating it was for the city...

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