Sutton Coldfield

Genealogy

Place: United Reformed Church, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AA
Day:2nd Tuesday of the month
Time:10.00 - 12.00pm
Cost:See below...

Definitive meeting dates are displayed in the Monthly Programme

Next meeting: Tuesday 10th December at 10.00am

Part 1. Genetic Genealogy - "will you be getting a DNA test kit for Christmas"
Since retiring from the University of Central England (now, Birmingham City University). Hilary Shaw has been researching her family for 13 years, then she took an AncestryDNA test which introduced her to cousins across the globe. Hilary will tell us about some of her surprising family history that she never knew existed!

Visiting speaker £2.00

Tuesday 14th January at 10.00am

Part 2. Understanding your DNA test results
Karen Evans, a former primary school teacher who has been tracing her family history since 1983, has used various DNA tests to find so much more about her family history, and she has a monthly article on the subject of DNA testing in the Family Tree Magazine...

Visiting speaker £2.00

The following series of research guidance notes are available, just click on the above 'flying bird' icon link and make your request;

GETTING STARTED / The importance of establishing proof (the Genealogical Proof Standard) / Parish Records / Tracing your ancestors before Parish Records 1538 / Understanding Manorial Records / The National Archives / Researching the Local Archives / Electoral Registers / Wills, Probate and Bon vacantia / Genetic Genealogy (DNA testing) / FamilySearch / First World War Facts / The Census Act 1800 / The History of Census in Ireland / Ancient English Marriage License Records / 'Writing your Family History TIMELINE' with recent update...

U3A Members Ancestry Sessions FREE at Mere Green Library on the following Fridays from 2.00-3.30pm in the Children's computer area; 22nd Nov, 6th Dec & 20th Dec. Contact Roger, Peter, Brian or Martin at the library for advice.

Guests are always welcome. Why not come along and think about joining us for 2019

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