Society of Genealogists - The National Library and Education Centre for Family History
There are still spaces on the following upcoming November events.
Booking forms and fuller information about each event can be found on our website www.sog.org.uk If you have any questions or would like to book by telephone, contact the events co-ordinator Lori Weinstein Society of Genealogists
Tel: 020 7553 3290 November 2008 lectures and events: 1 November, 10:30am-1pm - Quarter Session Records
A look at the variety of administrative and judicial records that can be located using
examples from the lecturer’s extensive research. Warning these records can become addictive!
A half-day course with Richard Ratcliffe (15/12 GBP) 1 November, 2-5pm - School Records for Family Historians
We will concentrate on records of the 19th and early 20th centuries, especially Natural School
and British & Foreign school records using a variety of resources, particularly school log
books, pupil teacher training and inspector’s reports. The second half of the course will be
spent looking at university and reformatory records.
A half-day course with Richard Ratcliffe and Dr. Colin Chapman (15/12 GBP) 3 November, 10:30am-5pm Genealogy for Librarians & Archivists
The specific aim of this course is to work with staff in libraries and record offices to enhance
their knowledge and understanding of genealogy and family history.
A full-day course with Else Churchill and Doreen Hopwood (25/20 GBP) 5 November, 2-3pm - Society of Genealogists Collections: Wills
A lecture with Else Churchill (5/4 GBP) 8 November 10:30 Sex, Sin & Scandal: Bawdy Courts & Wicked Women
A half-day course with Graham Sutherland (£15/£12) 8 November, 2-5pm - The British Overseas
A half-day course with Else Churchill (15/12 GBP) 12 November, 2-5pm Weights, Money and other Measurements used by our Ancestors
A half-day course with Dr. Colin Chapman (15/12 GBP) 17 November, 2-3:30pm Scared of Mouse? A Tutorial for Absolute Beginners
A tutorial with Neville Taylor (10/8 GBP) 19 November, 2-3pm British Waterway Archive
This talk will explore the treasure trove of family history information that can be found in Waterways Archives. Discover the history of Britain’s inland waterways, the employees that worked on them and the communities that grew up around them.
A lecture with Teresa Wilmshurst (5/4 GBP)26 November, 2-3pm The Victorian Child
Victorian Children we all have ancestors who were children during the Victorian period. This
short lecture looks at what it was like to be a child in the 19th century and charts the dramatic
changes brought about by Government intervention. Find out more about children at work and at play, what they wore and what games they played and how the 1870 Education Act affected their lives.
A lecture with Liz Carter (5/4 GBP) 29 November, 10:30am-1pm - Women in the 1800's: Birth & Baptism
We will look at how pregnancy was identified: the Monthly Nurse and Laying-in, childbirth &
midwives/Godsibs, the folklore of birth, dealing with weak babies, normal and private baptisms and traditions of naming the child as well as ‘upsitting and the ‘churching’ of women.
A half-day course with Tom Doig (15/12 GBP) 29 November, 2-5pm Off the Beaten Track: Tracing Ancestors in Suffolk
A half-day course with Vivienne Aldous (15/12 GBP) If you have any questions or would like to book by telephone, contact the events co-ordinator Lori Weinstein
Society of Genealogists
Tel: 020 7553 3290
Booking forms and fuller information about each
event can be found on our websiteSociety of Genealogists - Calendar of Events
"All are held at the Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road London EC1M 7BA, unless otherwise stated."