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Online Workshop - The Maternal Line


The Society of Genealogist is holding an online workshop called:

The Maternal Line with Janet Few.

An opportunity to look at your maternal line in a new way, with suggestions for discovering and considering the females in your family tree. The workshop will encourage you to recall and record information about your direct female line (your mother, her mother and so on) and set the lives of these female ancestors in the context of the social history of their time.


Wednesday, 6 December 2023 19:30-21:00

For more information go to: https://members.sog.org.uk/events

About the speaker: Dr. Janet Few is an experienced family, social and community historian who has presented throughout the UK, overseas and at sea. She has written several books of interest to genealogists and contributes to local and family history journals. She also writes historical fiction. Working as an historical interpreter, Janet spends time living in the seventeenth century as her alter ego, Mistress Agnes. You can read her very interesting blog, ‘the history interpreter’ online. Janet manages Swords and Spindles, a company providing living history presentations. Janet is currently serving as the President of the Family History Federation. She is heavily involved in the work of family history societies and was awarded the Society of Genealogists' Certificate of Recognition in 2020 for her work. 

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Georgian Era Family History - Society of Genealogists offer a full-day course on 13 June

For those of us that have managed to get back to the Georgian era of British history the Society of Genealogist is offering a full day course on the 13th June 2015. This period is normally defined as spanning the reigns of, the first four Hanoverian kings of Great Britain who were all named 'George': George I, George II, George III and George IV (covering the dates from 1714-1830). If you book yourself on the course you will learn more about the sources for family history research within this era. Checking out the SoG websites gives the following details of the Full Programme: 10:30 - Genealogical Sources of the Georgian Era (Else Churchill) 11:45 – tea break 12:00 – Georgian Era Nonconformist records for Family History  (Les Mitchison) 13:00  – Lunch Break 13:45 – Georgian Era Military Records for Family History (esp Royal Navy) – (Les Mitchison) 15:00 – Tea break 15:15 – The Life and Times of An Army Wife in the Peninsular War (Rebecca Probert) 16:30/17:00 -  Q&A/Finish This full-day course is on Saturday, 13 June, cost £35.00/£28.00 for SoG members. Places should be pre-booked, either through the SoG website or by telephone: 020 7553 3290.

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