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Essential Maps for Family Historians


Using the GRO index and parish records we can, for the most part, find the vital events of our ancestors and from directories and the same sources find their occupation, but in order to complete the picture we need to put them in their place.

A map can immediately show the places where they spent their daily lives, their houses and their places of work. This talk looks at the essential historical maps available from about the last two hundred years.


About the speaker: Alec Tritton has been a family historian for over 35 years, and lectures regularly on many topics related to genealogy and family history, and particularly on Nonconformity and burial grounds. 

Alec was formerly the Chairman of the Federation of Family History Societies, Chairman of the Guild of One-Name studies and Vice-Chairman of the Society of Genealogists.  He is currently Chairman of the Halsted Trust and has been a tutor for our society for several years. 


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