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=== &nbsp; '''Key Benefits of Membership in Local Family History Societies'''  ===
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The following advantages and benefits of joining a local family history society will help you extend your pedigree and grow your knowledge and research skills in each England county''':'''<br>  
 
The following advantages and benefits of joining a local family history society will help you extend your pedigree and grow your knowledge and research skills in each England county''':'''<br>  

Revision as of 17:50, 31 May 2013

Bristol & Avon Family History Society
Established 1975
Contact Info
Address c/o Bristol Record Office,'B' Bond Warehouse,Smeaton Road,Bristol,BS1 6XN
Email enquiries@bafhs.org.uk
Website www.bafhs.org.uk
The Bristol & Avon Family History Society offers the following services online:

  • Publications for sale
  • Online searchable databases
  • On-going projects
  • Newsletter and journal

  Benefits of Membership in Local Family History Societies

The following advantages and benefits of joining a local family history society will help you extend your pedigree and grow your knowledge and research skills in each England county:

  1. One of the best ways to discover other (distant) relatives, with whom to collaborate on family lines.
  2. Learn about events and local history which directly affected your ancestors.
  3. Know how/what effective search strategies and other critical approaches to employ in your research.
  4. Obtain numerous ideas for helping you overcome brickwalls in constructing your genealogy.
  5. Learn about, use, help create critical products being compiled by each society, such as transcribing or indexing churchyard, marriage, baptism, census, military, occupation, and etc records of the area or county, perhaps even helping to build data content for your parish[es] of interest (i.e.index) if desired.
  6. Purchase books, CDs, microfiche, or the services of knowledgeable and experienced local residents to perform "lookup" services for all those researching ancestry from remote areas around the world.
  7. Share/publish your ancestral surnames of interests for others to view and respond with help and assistance in various ways.