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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>'''Address:'''  
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:librarian@sog.org.uk librarian@sog.org.uk]<br>'''Address:'''  
  
:The New York State Library<br>Cultural Education Center<br>Empire State Plaza<br>Albany, NY 12230
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:Society of Genealogists<br>14 Charterhouse Buildings<br>Goswell Road<br>London EC1M 7BA<br>United Kingdom
  
'''Telephone:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;518-474-5355<br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;518-474-5786
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'''Telephone:'''&nbsp; 020 7251 8799<br>'''Fax:'''&nbsp; 020 7250 1800
  
'''Hours and holidays:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  
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'''Hours and holidays:'''&nbsp; Tue., Wed., Sat. 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Thu. 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  
'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>
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'''Directions, maps, and public transportation: '''accessible by the Underground (Barbican and Farringdon stations), bus, rail, and car; there are limited parking spaces. For further details, see: [http://www.sog.org.uk/membership/visiting.shtml Visiting the Society].
  
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>'''&nbsp;Repository Internet site [http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/ http://www.nysl.nysed.gov] <br><br>'''  
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'''Internet sites and databases:'''  
  
*Repository [http://nysl.nysed.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/qWKI3ARnSe/ARCHIVES/94740105/60/502/X catalog online]. <br>
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*[http://www.sog.org.uk/library/intro.shtml Internet site]  
*Repository database. <br>
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*{{SOGCAT}}
*[http://www.nyshrab.org/documentation/index.shtml Documenting New York], New York State Archives is working to preserve and make accessible to all New Yorkers a comprehensive documentary record of their history.
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*[http://www.origins.net/ Origins.net] - the Society's pay-per-view website. Includes British Origins, National Wills Index, Irish Origins, Scots Origins.
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
The New York State Archives has the following types of genealogical materials:&nbsp;
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*Premiere collection of English parish register transcripts, monumental inscriptions, family and local histories, and will indexes
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*[http://www.ancestry.co.uk/ Ancestry.co.uk] and [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/ FindMyPast.co.uk] subscriptions
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyd%27s_Marriage_Index Boyd's Marriage Index]
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*Boyd's Inhabitants of London
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*Boyd's London Burials
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*Bernau's Index (mainly Chancery Proceedings 1715-1758)<br>
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*The Great Card Index
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*Surname Document Collection
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*Apprentices of Great Britain
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*One-name Studies
  
*Vital records indexes, including the&nbsp;New York State Department of Health microfiche indexes to birth, marriage, and death certificates filed with that Department. which begins with 1880-1881. The index covers the entire state outside New York City.
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Many of these collections are now available on the subscription website [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/ FindMyPast.co.uk]. For full details, see: [http://www.sog.org.uk/online/datsets.pdf SoG Data On Line].
*Military Records, from various conflicts, and various branches of the service. They include service, pension, or bounty land warrant case files for persons who served in the U.S. armed forces.&nbsp;Mist colonial war records were destroyed in a 1911 fire but substitues for some of these records are available. Revolutionary War Military Patents, land grant applications, accounts and claims, disabled veterans pension claims.Also contaains records from the War of 1812, The Civil War. the Spanish-American War, the Mexican Border Conflict, World Wars I and II, and some other military files
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*Census records including 1915 and 1925 population schedules (unindexed). Also population censuses for indian reservations.  
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*Land records including deeds, mortgages, grants, and patents.
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*Property tax records 1799 to 1804 for&nbsp;various years and selected areas.  
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*Court records including trials and appeals prior to 1847, several series of probate records, and some chancery court records
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*Naturalization and related records. The State Archives holds Alien Depositions of Intent to Become U.S. Citizens, 1825-1913 (A1869) and abstracts thereof (A1870). Most naturaization records however, are in the county courts and the National Archives.
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=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
  
{Optional}
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*Members may enter the Library for free<br>
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*Library entrance fees for non-members are £5 (2 hours), £10 (4 hours), or £18 (full day)<br>
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*Digital cameras are permitted<br>
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*Common room<br>
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*Free lockers are available<br>
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*Photocopiers, computer printers, and film and fiche printers are available<ref>'Visiting the Society,' ''Society of Genealogists: The National Library and Education Centre for Family History,'' http://www.sog.org.uk/membership/visiting.shtml, accessed 21 January 2012.</ref>
  
 
=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
  
{''Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. ''}
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*[http://www.sog.org.uk/library/libindex.shtml The Library Index] - subject guides to topics such as British, Irish, emigration, occupation, overseas, and religious records.<br>
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*[http://www.sog.org.uk/prc/intro.shtml Geographical Resources] - details of Library holdings for each English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish county, as well as the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands, and overseas resources.
  
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
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Cliff Webb, FSG, has prepared online guides to parish register holdings of the Society of Genealogists Library, published by the [http://www.wsfhs.org/ West Surrey Family History Society]:
  
{''&nbsp;'''List''' (link to a Wiki article for) '''at least one or more other repositories''' that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.''}
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#[http://www.wsfhs.org/assets/documents/researchaids/RA49.pdf London &amp; Middlesex Baptism Registers &amp; their Online Availability] by Cliff Webb
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#[http://www.wsfhs.org/assets/documents/researchaids/RA50.pdf London &amp; Middlesex Marriage Registers - Pre-1837 &amp; their Online Availability] by Cliff Webb
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#[http://www.wsfhs.org/assets/documents/researchaids/RA51.pdf London &amp; Middlesex Burial Register Indexes &amp; their Online Availability] by Cliff Webb
  
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.
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=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City<br>  
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*[[Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies]], Canterbury<br>
  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[The British Library]]
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*[[Guildhall Library]]<br>  
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*[[London Family History Centre]]
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*[[London Metropolitan Archives]]
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*[[England The National Archives|The National Archives]]
  
 
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Contents

Contact Information

E-mail: librarian@sog.org.uk
Address:

Society of Genealogists
14 Charterhouse Buildings
Goswell Road
London EC1M 7BA
United Kingdom

Telephone:  020 7251 8799
Fax:  020 7250 1800

Hours and holidays:  Tue., Wed., Sat. 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Thu. 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Directions, maps, and public transportation: accessible by the Underground (Barbican and Farringdon stations), bus, rail, and car; there are limited parking spaces. For further details, see: Visiting the Society.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

  • Premiere collection of English parish register transcripts, monumental inscriptions, family and local histories, and will indexes
  • Ancestry.co.uk and FindMyPast.co.uk subscriptions
  • Boyd's Marriage Index
  • Boyd's Inhabitants of London
  • Boyd's London Burials
  • Bernau's Index (mainly Chancery Proceedings 1715-1758)
  • The Great Card Index
  • Surname Document Collection
  • Apprentices of Great Britain
  • One-name Studies

Many of these collections are now available on the subscription website FindMyPast.co.uk. For full details, see: SoG Data On Line.

Tips

  • Members may enter the Library for free
  • Library entrance fees for non-members are £5 (2 hours), £10 (4 hours), or £18 (full day)
  • Digital cameras are permitted
  • Common room
  • Free lockers are available
  • Photocopiers, computer printers, and film and fiche printers are available[1]

Guides

  • The Library Index - subject guides to topics such as British, Irish, emigration, occupation, overseas, and religious records.
  • Geographical Resources - details of Library holdings for each English, Welsh, Scottish, and Irish county, as well as the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands, and overseas resources.

Cliff Webb, FSG, has prepared online guides to parish register holdings of the Society of Genealogists Library, published by the West Surrey Family History Society:

  1. London & Middlesex Baptism Registers & their Online Availability by Cliff Webb
  2. London & Middlesex Marriage Registers - Pre-1837 & their Online Availability by Cliff Webb
  3. London & Middlesex Burial Register Indexes & their Online Availability by Cliff Webb

Alternate Repositories

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 'Visiting the Society,' Society of Genealogists: The National Library and Education Centre for Family History, http://www.sog.org.uk/membership/visiting.shtml, accessed 21 January 2012.

 

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