This week’s Treasures Tuesday instalment focuses on rare finds within the Society’s extensive collections. The example given is a very rare 400 year old parchment detailing the execution of Sir Walter Ralegh. Click here to find out more.
A series of four talks aimed at beginners to genealogy who have little prior knowledge of the basic sources. It is also suitable for those who wish to refresh their skills and learn how to access the records and their indexes online. Each session will provide a background to the records and demonstrate how they can be used to their best advantage through the internet.
10.30-Getting Started: Civil Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths
12.00 Census returns 1841-1911
1.00 Lunch (not provided)
2.00 Church registers and their indexes
3.45 Probate records
This weeks Treasures Tuesday instalment focuses on Ration Books and Identity Cards. To find out more, click here.
We are having a stall at the Nunhead Cemetery Open Day again this year. It’s on Saturday 15 May 2010 from 11 a.m. to 5p.m. See www.fonc.org.uk for details.
This week’s Treasures Tuesday is focusing on the diaries and personal papers that can be found in many of the collections. You can learn an awful lot about what life was like for our ancestors through personal papers and diaries.