The July copy of the Family History Federation's July Bulletin can be found at:-
Ron Chapman says:-
Here's a website that I came across that people might find interesting. Legacies of British Slave-ownership at
I searched for all of Pauline's main surnames and nobody with those surnames had owned slaves. I then did mine, every surname had multiple hits. I then checked them all and cannot find matches but need to look in further detail.
From Dick Eastman
The Best Free Family Tree Templates for Microsoft Word and Excel
Want to create your own printed Family Tree reports?
Do you have Microsoft Word and Excel or any word processor or spreadsheet program that can handle Word and Excel documents?
If so, you will be interested in “41+ Free Family Tree Templates (Word, Excel, PDF)” on the Template Lab website.
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From the Society of Genealogists
More information about our online talks can be found on the Bookings page of our website http://www.sog.org.uk/books-courses/events-courses/. further information about when events onsite are likely to resume will be announced in due course, but we will continue run online talks after our premises reopen.
New Online Events:
4 July using free Websites to research your Irish ancestry with Jill Williams and Roz McCutcheon.
4 July finding Irish Probate records - online, in record offices, and at the SoG library with Else Churchill.
9 July using free Websites to research your Irish ancestry (repeat) with Jill Williams and Roz McCutcheon.
11 July My ancestor was a Blacksmith with Ian Waller.
11 July Passenger lists & their alternatives with John Hanson.
15 July Sources for India in the SoG library with Else Churchill.
16 July The lambeth Walk with Diane Burstein.
18 July Tracing your Potteries ancestors with Mike Sharpe.
25 July Careers in Genealogy: Want to be a Professional? With Antony Marr.
30 July My ancestors Worked in Textile Mills with Adele Emm.
Thanks Wendy Pratt for this