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Ship Shape and Bristol Fashion: Finding Ancestors in the Bristol Area

Ship Shape and Bristol Fashion: Finding Ancestors in the Bristol Area

In this 1-hour talk Caroline Gurney shares the sources and strategies she uses as a professional genealogist to find her clients' Bristol ancestors.

For several centuries Bristol was England's second city, its prosperity built on the trans-Atlantic and slave trades. As the metropolis of the West, the city attracted many poor migrants from the rural hinterlands, Wales and Ireland. The size of the city, population mobility and poverty, combined with strong nonconformity and records in three archives make Bristol research challenging.

There are no special entry requirements and you do not need to be a Member of the Society of Genealogists. This talk is for anyone who is tracing their family ancestors. Expect a friendly atmosphere, an expert speaker and lots of detail.
Thursday 11 February 14.00 - 15.00 UK time
Cost: £10 or £6.50 for Members of the SoG
On 10 February we will send you an email invitation which includes a password and a link to the talk - remember to check your spam folder! Please ensure you use the same user name that you used at booking, to login to the talk on the day.
Virtual Class here  
On Zoom. An email invitation will be sent to all who have booked to enable you to join the talk.
Thu 11 Feb 2021
Contact telephone: 020 7553 3290 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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