06 October 2009

UK: London Jewish genealogy conference, Oct. 25

Will you be in London or elsewhere in the UK in late October? If so, the Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain's 16th London Conference is set for Sunday, October 25.

Only 19 days to go, for this full-day conference. It runs from 10am-4.30pm, at 33 Seymour Place, W1, and includes a light buffet Lunch with the Experts and two refreshment breaks.

The event sells out every year, so register quickly; the link has the conference newsletter and registration form.

For speaker bios and program abstracts, click on the newsletter link. The speakers are:

-Dr Ruth Levitt: Jews in the Netherlands: Researching the Wiener Library's Dutch Collection.

-Dr Carol Reeves: Tracing your Ancestors through Medical Records.

-Prof. Tony Kushner: Anglo-Jewry since 1066: Place. Locality and Memory.

-Elaine Collins: Findmypast.com's director will demonstrate how to get the most from this website including major online databses, 1911 census and outbound passenger lists.

Make sure you have a seat and avoid the waiting list! Register today.

The cost: Register by Friday, October 9, for £30; After that date, £35. There is a vegetarian lunch option (see registration form for details).

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