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Treasures Tuesday (1st June 2010) Civil Service Evidence of Age

The Society of Genealogists house what remains of the Civil Service Evidence of Age documents. This collection relates to over 60,000 individuals and dates back to 1752 up until the twentieth century.

Click here to find out more about this and other treasures amongst our extensive collections.

Society of Genealogists – Drawing up a Family Tree

Drawing up a Family Tree 300x294 Society of Genealogists    Drawing up a Family TreeA half-day course on Saturday 1 September, 10:30-17:00

We  will talk about uses of family trees, standard layouts and conventions, what to include
and how to draw one up by hand. Software is mentioned as one means of generating trees
and pedigree charts but the emphasis will not be on specific programs.
£17.50 (£14 members) course must be pre-booked by telephone: 020 7553 3290 or online

Tutor: Louise Taylor teaches adult education courses in family history and gives lectures for the Society of Genealogists and family history societies.

 

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Treasures Tuesday (25th May 2010) Roll Pedigrees

This week’s Treasures Tuesday instalment focuses on Roll Pedigree’s. The Society have over 7,000 of them, many of which are beautifully illustrated. Click here to find out more.

Treasures Tuesday (18th May 2010) Apprentice Indentures

This week’s Treasures instalment focuses on the Society’s collection of original Apprentice Indentures. Click here to find out more.

Treasures Tuesday (11th May 2010) Pre 1800 Books

The Pre 1800’s Book Collection is housed within the Society’s archives. Most are not openly accessible to the public because they are far too valuable and delicate.

There are over 500 of these fascinating books which date from the 1600’s to 1800. They cover a range of topics and give fascinating insight into the attitudes and behaviour of our ancestors. Click here to find out more about this and other family history treasures within the Society’s collections.

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