Society of Genealogists

Society of Genealogists
14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
London
Greater London
EC1M 7BA
England

Website

Website

www.sog.org.uk

E-mail

Events

events@sog.org.uk

Telephone

Events bookings

020 7553 3290

General Information

020 7251 8799

Library queries

020 7702 5485

Fax

020 7250 1800

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The Society of Genealogists offers a unique combination of research material, guidance and support for those interested in family history. It is a charity whose objects are to promote, encourage and foster the study, science and knowledge of genealogy.
Our library is the foremost in the British Isles with large collections of family history material. We run an extensive range of lectures and courses throughout the year on beginners, intermediate and advanced topics.

Venue Type:

Library, Archive, Association or society

Opening hours

Tues, Wed & Sat 10-6, Thurs 10-8

Closed: Sun, Mon & Fri

Admission charges

Lecture one hour £6.00
Half-day course £17.50
Full-day course £30.00
Library research time (price varies) booked separately

Getting there

Our cul de sac, Charterhouse Buildings, is located off the traffic intersection at Goswell Road/Old Street. The nearest tube stations: Barbican or Old Street
Bus: 4, 56, 55, 243

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Tracing the History of your House

  • 10 May 2014 10:30am-5pm

A one day course that will introduce participants to the main sources needed to research a house history. The students will learn how to find out which historical documents can be used to discover who owned and lived in a house, investigate its architectural history, interpret and analyse a selection of key resources, build up a picture who the people were and historical events that shaped its development and plan their own house history research

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

£35.00

Website

http://www.sog.org.uk/books-courses/events-courses/

family history research for beginners

Family History for Beginners

  • 17 May 2014 2-5pm

Starting out on family history research? Then this course is for you. You will learn about fundamental first steps and essential building blocks of genealogy; how and why to trace certificates of birth, marriage and death (civil registration) and how to find your ancestors in census records. (Please note a part 2 of this course will be held on 16 August, which will include finding birth, marriage & burial records in parish registers).

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

£20.00

Website

http://www.sog.org.uk/books-courses/events-courses/

Getting there

Our cul de sac, Charterhouse Buildings, is located off the traffic intersection at Goswell Road/Old Street. The nearest tube stations: Barbican or Old Street
Bus: 4, 56, 55, 243

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