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[[Image:Society of Genealogists, Charterhouse Buildings.jpg|thumb|right|350px|Society of Genealogists, Charterhouse Buildings, London]]
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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
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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  
 
'''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:'''  
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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:'''  
 
'''Internet sites and databases:'''  
  
 
*[http://www.sog.org.uk/library/intro.shtml Internet site]  
 
*[http://www.sog.org.uk/library/intro.shtml Internet site]  
*[http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/ Online catalogue]
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*{{SOGCAT}}
*[http://www.origins.net/ Origins.net] - The Society's pay-per-view website. Includes British Origins, National Wills Index, Irish Origins, Scots Origins.
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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  ===
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*Premiere collection of English parish register transcripts, monumental inscriptions, family and local histories, and will indexes  
 
*Premiere collection of English parish register transcripts, monumental inscriptions, family and local histories, and will indexes  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.co.uk/ Ancestry.co.uk] and [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/ FindMyPast.co.uk] subscriptions  
 
*[http://www.ancestry.co.uk/ Ancestry.co.uk] and [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/ FindMyPast.co.uk] subscriptions  
*Boyd's Marriage Index  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyd%27s_Marriage_Index Boyd's Marriage Index]
 
*Boyd's Inhabitants of London  
 
*Boyd's Inhabitants of London  
*Boyd's London Burials
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*Boyd's London Burials  
*Bernau's Index
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*Bernau's Index (mainly Chancery Proceedings 1715-1758)<br>
*The Great Card Index
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*The Great Card Index  
 
*Surname Document Collection  
 
*Surname Document Collection  
 
*Apprentices of Great Britain  
 
*Apprentices of Great Britain  
 
*One-name Studies
 
*One-name Studies
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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].
  
 
=== 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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*Alternate Repository ''{create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}''<br>
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
*<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]]
  
 
=== Sources  ===
 
=== Sources  ===
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Revision as of 07:25, 4 April 2013

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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.