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Saturday 23 February 2019
10:00am
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    Research/Software Group - 10:30am - 12:30pm  English Research Group - The rapid growth of London & the Home Counties

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Pauline Kettle   Bookings essential: $12 members, $17 non-members

    From the early 18th century Londonā€˜s industry and trade was expanding beyond the city limits. What were these developments and how did it affect our London ancestors? Record keeping and archives grew, but with boundary changes over the years archives may have moved. The talk will cover industry, trades, people and archives.

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    Webinar - 10:30am - 05:00pm  Webinar Season Ticket - February to April 2019

    Only available until 4 February.

    By booking a Webinar Season Ticket you will be able to view every standard webinar we hold between February-April, either live or by watching the recording later. You book and pay once. We'll set you up in each webinar and send you the confirmation link. And in addition you'll get one webinar free - so this quarter you get 6  for the price of 5. The webinars covered by the Season Ticket this quarter are:

    • British Newspaper Archives, Aoife O'Connor, 5 February
    • Double helix history, Jerome de Groot, 27 February
    • Oops, I wish I'd checked the original, Angela Phippen, 8 March
    • Using Wikitree for DNA and projects, Veronica Williams, 25 March
    • UK wills and probate before 1858, Heather Garnsey, 9 April
    • Tracing the origins of Chinese Australian ancestors, Kate Bagnall, 15 April

01:00pm
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    Lecture - 01:30pm - 03:30pm  London Calling

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Michelle Patient   Bookings essential: $24 members, $37 non-members

    An afternoon discussing the benefits of visiting London and its repositories onsite rather than virtually. Sharing our experiences, warning of possible pitfalls and timing your travel dates to coincide with related events. Things to do and plan for before you leave and tasks to follow up on your return home. With RootsTech 2019 being in London 24-26 October maybe next year is THE year to go!