The Society of Genealogists has just received the following announcement from the website TheGenealogist that may be of interest to SoG friends and members.


TheGenealogist website has launched a major release of parish records, directories, poll books, freemen and jubilee records for its subscribers. The site’s user base has swelled dramatically with the launch of the 1911 census and to celebrate TheGenealogist website has announced its time limited special offer of £50 off an annual Diamond subscription, which is valid until the end of September. Just use the code SUMMERSAVER to get the £50 off.



Nearly half a million Parish Records added to a Diamond subscription. These include baptisms, burials, and marriages (including banns) for:

Cornwall – over 100,000 new entries

Durham – over 12,000 new entries

Lincolnshire – over 32,000 new entries

Northumberland – over 81,000 new entries

Staffordshire – over 13,000 new entries

Surrey – over 72,000 new entries

Warwickshire – over 15,000 new entries

Worcestershire – over 130,500 new entries

Yorkshire – over 46,000 new entries


New Directories for Gold and Diamond subscribers:

Bedfordshire 1898 Kelly’s Directory

Berkshire 1915 & 1920 Kelly’s Directory

Berkshire 1920 Kelly’s Directory

Buckinghamshire 1844 Pigots Directory

Buckinghamshire 1915, 1920 & 1931 Kelly’s Directory

Hertfordshire 1862 Post Office Directory

Kent 1862 Post Office Directory

Kent 1895 Kelly’s Directory

Middlesex 1862 Post Office Directory

Oxford 1915 & 1920 Kelly’s Directory

Scottish & International Directories exclusive to Diamond subscribers:

Aberdeen Post Office Directory 1948-49

Glasgow Post Office Directory 1907-1908

East India Register and Directory 1834

East India Register and Directory 1820


A brand new collection launched this month, which currently includes:

Norfolk, Freemen of Norwich 1317-1603

These Freemen were individuals who had earned privileges and the right to work in the city of Norwich. Contains names and occupations of the Freemen.

List of Burgesses, 1875

This book contains a list of burgesses in the borough of Bedford and prominent members of the town. Contains names, addresses and the nature of their property held.


To celebrate the Queen’s diamond jubilee, the following book is now available to all Diamond subscribers:

The Queen’s Reign

The story of the Victorian Transformation – a literary and pictorial review of the period.

For all Premium subscribers (Starter, Gold + Diamond):

The Queen’s Empire

A photographic record of the British Empire in 1899.


Her Majesty’s Glorious Jubilee 1897

A special edition of the Illustrated London News with wonderful colour plates. Contains over 50 colour illustrations.

Sixty Years a Queen

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Details are available in the site’s feature article:

Please feel free to use any content within the article, referenced to


Berkshire, Poll for the Knights of the Shire 1798

Air Force List, April 1918







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