Free Family History Advice

Is your tree in need of some foliage? Whether you are just beginning or you have become stuck halfway up, you can get free, one-to-one help from a member of Berkshire Family History Society’s Newbury branch. Book yourself an hour’s slot by emailing Newbury Library at or telephoning Newbury Library on 01635 519900.

Date

15 Nov 2019

Time

10:30 - 12:30

Cost

Free

Location

Newbury Library
Newbury Library, The Wharf, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5AU
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Berkshire Family History Society works to meet the needs of those researching their ancestry across the UK and overseas – as well as those looking for former relatives in historic Berkshire.  You do not need to be a member to benefit.

The society offers:

  • Research Zone in central Reading that is free to use and open to all

  • Free access at The Centre for Heritage and Family History to online resources like FindMyPast, the 1939 Register, The Genealogist, the British Newspaper Archive and Ancestry (the worldwide edition)

  • Regular free help and advice sessions

  • Meetings in Abingdon, Bracknell, Newbury, Reading, Windsor and Woodley — open to everyone

  • Online discussion list for members  informed answers to research queries and advice from experienced researchers

  • Members’ Area with data and other information not readily accessible elsewhere

  • Indexes and transcriptions of Berkshire’s historic records on CD — parish registers, probate documents, monumental inscriptions, maps, First World War history and more

  • Quarterly magazine, the Berkshire Family Historian, for members

  • a chance to join in project work, recording, transcribing and helping to preserve records

  • Links to the research experience, advice and support of members worldwide

  • Opportunities to volunteer and so help others with their family history