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

Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday: 10-6, Thursday: 10-8

Closed: Sunday, Monday, Friday

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.

Lunchtime Lecture: Starting your Family History

  • 28 January 2015 1-1:30pm *on now

Learn where to start and what information to look for.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

This lunchtime lecture is free of charge. However, to hold a place for you, you must pre-book.
Please email us at events@sog.org.uk or phone us on 020 7553 3290. Alternatively, you can visit our website to book online.

Website

http://www.sog.org.uk

Hidden London: Find Unusual Record Collections on Major Websites

  • 31 January 2015 2-5pm

Help your family history research by learning how to dig deeper into those family websites where you might find the most unusual record collections.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

The cost of this half-day course is £20.00. Members of the Society of Genealogists receive a discount on the listed price. To hold a place for you, the course must be pre-booked and pre-paid.
To book a place please email us at events@sog.org.uk or phone us on 020 7553 3290. Alternatively, you can visit our website to book online.

Website

http://www.sog.org.uk

My Ancestor was an Engineer

  • 31 January 2015 10:30am-1pm

In this half-day course, Ian Waller describes how to find out more about members of your family who worked as engineers.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

The cost of this half-day course is £20.00. Members of the Society of Genealogists receive a discount on the listed price. To hold a place for you, the course must be pre-booked and pre-paid.
To book a place please email us at events@sog.org.uk or phone us on 020 7553 3290. Alternatively, you can visit our website to book online.

Website

http://www/sog.org.uk

Murder and Misdemeanours - Find Your Criminal Ancestors

  • 4 February 2015 1-1:30pm

Join us for an interesting talk on family history, and still have enough time to get back to your desk. Bring your lunch and share a cup of tea or coffee with us afterwards. The Society of Genealogists are hosting free lunchtime lectures, delivered by experts, for anyone interested. You don’t need any specialist knowledge. Angela Buckley aims to encourage you to look for your law-breaking ancestors. She offers tips and advice on how to search for those shady characters lurking in your family’s past and how to find more about their often colourful misdemeanours.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Admission

This talk is free of charge. However, for us to hold a place for you, the talk must be booked in advance. You can do this by visiting our website or phoning us.

Website

http://www.sog.org.uk

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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