Once you've got back a few generations, one of the most important ways of making progress in your family history is making contact with others who have interests in the same surnames or perhaps even share some of your ancestors. We will look at sources available, both online and offline as well as the Guild of One-Name Studies.Read more
Learn more about the finding and using parish registers for family history research – the next step after civil registration records. We will also look at Parish Chest Records which are some of the most colourful but underused records, especially useful for pre-1837 research.
A half-day course with Celia Heritage, Cost £20.00/£16.00 SoG membersRead more
The Society is pleased to announce the release of our new 2017 Events programme, with a wide range of lectures, courses, guided walks and visits. Events are now online and bookable, a pdf file of our printed programme can be viewed or downloaded, and are fully searchable on our website by date or by topic.
There is something for everyone interested in learning more about family, local and social history.Read more
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