Our aim is to give support and guidance to anyone tracing their family history. Here you'll find a range of courses, guides and tips to help you on your journey.
Our courses and online research guides will give you the confidence and skills to start your family history or take your research further.
As a member you get a discount on all courses and additional more extensive online guides and tips. Join now.
Our extensive education programme has talks, courses and events suitable for all levels of genealogists, whether you are starting your family history or have been researching for a while.
Our tutors and speakers are experienced genealogists and historians who will help you understand the records and resources used to trace your family history as well as understand their lives and the communities they lived in.
From DNA to deeds or probate to parish registers, our courses, guides and tips offer help and advice for anyone passionate about family history.
Courses can be attended in person or enjoyed online via Zoom.
Members receive a discount on all talks, courses and events.
The Record Guides introduce sources and records used by family historians.
Each guide explains how the records came about, the dates they cover and useful indexes, finding aids and websites that help use the records.
Our range of hints and tips will help you get the most out of your family history - with explanations of how to use records and sources and guides on where to find help.
Online learning from Pharos and the SoG
Discover more about your ancestors by taking a structured programme of online assessed courses.
As member you can make the most of our resources, access our experts and find a welcoming community of people interested in family history and genealogy.
We all have roots. Let’s find them together.