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London Annual Conference 2016

 

Pictures from JGSGB 23rd Annual London One-Day Conference 

Sunday 30th October 2016

at

The Jewish Museum London

 

Buying Books at the JGSGB Sales Table

Audience Getting Ready for the Start of JGSGB London Conference 2016
Attentive Audience at JGSGB London Conference 2016 JGSGB Secretary Martin Hill does the introductions to JGSGB london Cenference 2016
Michelle Huberman talking about The French Jews in London Stuart Rosenblatt talking about The Tentacles of Irish Jewry Reach Every Corner of Great Britain

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JGSGB New Shopping Website

JGSGB Jewish Ancestors? Guides and Other Books are now available to buy from the New JGSGB Shopping Website.

Visit the Bookshop to order your copy of the latest edition of the JGSGB Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Latvia & Estonia by Arlene Beare. The Guide is available as both a printed book and as a downloadable file, complete with clickable links to many, many websites.

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Federation Burial Records - Edmonton and Rainham

Federation New Logo August 2015 JGSGB Logo


Federation of Synagogues Burial Records on JGSGB Website

JGSGB and JCR-UK have been working with the Federation of Synagogues to make available the details of burials at the Federation's Edmonton and Rainham cemeteries. The full details of how to access the burial records and what information they provide can now to be found by clicking HERE. Latest News: The records on JCR-UK have now been updated, and a number of corrections made, and include all burials to 24 June 2016.

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Upcoming Events in JGSGB

JANUARY to MARCH 2017 Events and Meetings in JGSGB

As well as our Annual Conferences in London and in Manchester we run dozens of other events each year, providing members and non-members with information and the knowledge to pursue their family history research. The following events will run over the coming weeks:

JANUARY 2017

Wed   4

10.30 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.

Library Session

Lydia Collins

33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU

Sun 15

2.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.

North Herts Group

  Guest Speaker:

Danielle Sanderson - Brick walls encountered in producing her family tree and how she overcame them

Norman King 

Welwyn Garden City Synagogue Barn Close Handside Lane Welwyn Garden City Herts AL8 6ST 

Thur 19

7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m.

Education Webinar

Eastern Europe - Where are the records? 

Jeanette Rosenberg

On-Line 

Sun 29

2.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m

 Dutch Sephardi SIG

 Topic to be announced

Raymond Montanjees

33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU

Sun 29

3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m

Library Session

Lydia Collins

33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU

FEBRUARY 2017

Tue 7

7.30 p.m. start

 South East Essex Group

 Beginners Workshop -  Using Basic Websites

Anne Marcus

Contact Anne for venue details

Sun 12

3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m

Library Session

Lydia Collins

33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU

Tue 14

7.30 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.

Chilterns & Home Counties Group

Topic to be announced

Stan Rose

Osorio Hall, Northwood and Pinner Liberal Synagogue

Thur 16

7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m.

Education Webinar

Eastern Europe - Where are the records?

Jeanette Rosenberg

On-Line 

Sun 19

11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

Genealogy Workshop at Jewish Museum

David Roth

Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, Camden, London

Wed   22

10.30 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.

Library Session

Lydia Collins

33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU

Sun 26

2.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Eastern European SIG

Topic to be announced

Raymond Montanjees

33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU

MARCH 2017

Sun 5

2 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.

German SIG

Jeanette Rosenberg

Edgware  

Sun 12

3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Anglo Jewish SIG

Doreen Berger

33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU

Thur 16

7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m.

Education Webinar

Using Directories and Maps for genealogy

Jeanette Rosenberg

On-Line 

Sun 19

2.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.

North Herts Group

Guest Speaker:

Joel Levy - Topic to be announced 

Norman King

Welwyn Garden City Synagogue Barn Close Handside Lane Welwyn Garden City Herts AL8 6ST

Sun 26

11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

Genealogy Workshop at Jewish Museum

David Roth

Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, Camden, London

Sun 26

3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m

Library Session

Lydia Collins

33 Seymour Place, London W1H 5AU

 

All events are participative and offer the chance to ask the questions that you need answering.  Full details and the contacts for each event are available in the JGSGB Current Programme.

There is normally as small charge for non-members for ordinary meeting, which is deductable from membership fee.  We look forward to welcoming new people to all of our open meetings.  JGSGB conferences require a registration fee for members and non-members alike.

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Specialist and Local/Regional Groups

If you are already a member you will most likely have attended meetings of our Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and Regional Groups (RGs) where you know they are always happy to see new faces.  These meetings are free to members with a nominal charge to visitors offset against membership if you join at the meeting.

If you are not already a member and have accessed this website then you are already displaying an interest in family history, so what are you waiting for?

At the meetings we generally have a speaker or hold one of our very popular workshops where bricks walls are often broken down.  It has been known for attendees to find others researching the same family name or ancestral town, or even for long lost cousins to be reunited.

After a recent Dutch & Sephardi SIG meeting, this is what one attendee posted on the JGSGB Facebook Group Page:

"great meeting yesterday of jsgbs- dutch and sephardi group -we shared many wonderful stories -many of which should be televised -they are so moving-it is a year since I joined society best decision ever-worth every penny and a great 2 way commitment- learn and teach-mutual help"

For further information please click on a group below or contact the SIG & Regional Group Co-ordinator.

 

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

Anglo Jewish

Dutch & Sephardi

Eastern European

German

 REGIONAL GROUPS 

Chilterns & Home Counties

East of London

Leeds

Manchester

Midlands

North Herts

South East Essex     

South West London

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The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain

Registered Charity Number 1022738
(page updated 31 December 2016)

 
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
- JGSGB - was founded in 1992 for beginners and experienced researchers to:

  • Help one another to learn and discover more about genealogy 
  • Encourage genealogical research
  • Promote the preservation of Jewish genealogical records and resources
  • Share information amongst members

To find out more details of what we offer click here

Full details of JGSGB's programme of events can be found here

To join JGSGB click here

Bristol Gabbai Book

A page from the Bristol Hebrew Congregation 

Gabbai Book

JGSGB has the privilege to announce the transcription of a Gabbai Book from the Bristol Hebrew Congregation dated to the mid-19th Century. More information about the book can be found under the Resource menu item Bristol Gabbai Book Information

The full transcription of the book is in the Members' Area of the website along with short biographies of prominent members of the Bristol Hebrew Congregation.

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