New Family History Show for the London area
This Sunday, 24th September 2017 sees the first Family History Show – London
Organised by Discover Your Ancestors Magazine, the same people behind the ever successful event called The Family History Show, York it is being held at Sandown Park Racecourse between 10 am and 4:30
Watch this video of this year’s York event to get a taster of what is to come…
Free Talks throughout the day
10:00 Show Opening with Caliban’s Dream, Medieval Musicians
11:00 Breaking Down Brick Walls In Your Family History Research Mark Bayley, Online Expert
Resolve stumbling blocks in your family history research using innovative search strategies and unique record sets to find those missing relatives.
12:00 Tracing Your Military Ancestors Chris Baker, Military Expert & Professional Researcher
Chris draws on his experience from researching thousands of soldiers to explore what can be found when looking for a military ancestor.
13:00 Breaking Down Brick Walls In Your Family History Research Mark Bayley, Online Expert
14:00 Tips & Tricks for Online Research Keith Gregson, Professional Researcher & Social Historian
Keith shares top tips & techniques for finding elusive ancestors, illustrated by some fascinating case studies.
15:00 Breaking Down Brick Walls In Your Family History Research Mark Bayley, Online Expert
Read more at: http://thefamilyhistoryshow.com/
TheGenealogist has added over 1.1 million individuals to its parish record collection covering the county of Sussex. Published In association with The Parish Record Transcription Society, this first tranche of records will be followed by more releases in the near future.
This New release covers individual records of:
- 717,000 Baptisms
- 213,000 Marriages
- 208,000 Burials
The Parish Record Transcription Society (PRTSoc) have worked with TheGenealogist and S&N to publish their records online, making over 1.1 million individuals from baptism, marriage and burial records fully searchable:
“We are very pleased to be working with TheGenealogist on this major project, previously undertaken to transcribe the parish registers of West Sussex by the staff and dedicated volunteers of the PRTSoc. This will preserve these records for future generations and brings them into the online community.” Peter Steward, Chairman of PRTSoc
Mark Bayley, Head of Online Development at TheGenealogist, welcomed PRTSoc to the growing number family history societies on both TheGenealogist and FHS-Online saying: “We’re delighted that PRTSoc chose to publish their records through TheGenealogist and FHS-Online. This release adds to the ever expanding collection of parish records on both websites. These partnerships help fund societies whilst bringing their records to a much wider audience, through online publication.”
This release joins TheGenealogist’s Sussex collection including parish records to form a major resource for the county. Read their article here: https://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/featuredarticles/2017/new-sussex-parish-records-reveal-a-grizzly-end-646/
If your society is interested in publishing records online, please contact Mark Bayley on 01722 717002 or see fhs-online.co.uk/about.php