Genealogy at the moment are meeting on Zoom

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Password 103179

Genealogy is one of the original groups.  It meets at 10am on the first Thursday of the month at Chester Road Cricket club form September 2021. This will be also on Zoom.

Instruction, help and encouragement is given to members to find sources of information to create their family tree.

Access to free Wi-Fi is available so bring your Laptop or iPad, if possible.  Help can be given to people with no computer knowledge or computer.

If you would like to find out more, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Who knows what you may find out?

To get you started I have produced some helpful notes:

  1. Where to begin
  2. Organising research
  3. Using a computer
  4. Using Internet sites
  5. County Libraries and National Records
  6. Census Information
  7. BDM
  8. Parrish Records
  9. Wills and Probate
  10. Military records
  11. Relationships
  12. Photographs
  13. Heir Hunters
  14. Insititutions
  15. Brick Walls

To see whom members are researching please click here.


Dairy for 2021


No Meeting

14 Jan

How to use Findmypast

4th Feb

Filing systems and organising – Jackie.       RootsMagic, Ahnentafel system and using Word/Pages for recording biographies - Beryl

11 Feb

Gedmatch how to search DNA matches

4th March

Researching Immigrants - Anne (Italian) help with other countries needed

11 March

How to use Ancestry and its DNA matches

1st April

Multimedia including Wordpress and other ways of sharing our research

6th May

Group Discussions - Breaking Brick Walls

3rd June

Researching Scottish Records - Iain

1st July

Wills and probate records

5th August

Health, epidemics, and industrial illnesses

2nd September

Group discussion Success and failures (Group in put) Linda

7th October

Sharing experiences with DNA

4th November

Sharing Family Trees (Group in put)

2nd December

Review and programme planning (Group in put)