Monthly Archives: February 2013

Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies

The very impressive and efficient high speed train carried me to the historic cathedral city of Canterbury in Kent today. I met Sarah Bulson, Librarian from the Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies. Sarah was very hospitable with her time … Continue reading

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Society of Genealogists

Else Churchill is the Genealogist and face of Society of Genealogists.  I was very grateful for her generosity of time this afternoon.  She gave me a tour of the Society and its collections and was happy to answer my questions. … Continue reading

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London Metropolitan Archives

A wet grey day today with a top of 5 degrees made for a chilly walk to the London Metropolitan Archives located in central London.  I arrived early but Laura Taylor, Senior Archivist was happy to see me and eager … Continue reading

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Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre

Today I also took the opportunity to visit the Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre, which I was surprised to learn was in Charles Dickens country.  The Charles Dickens Museum is located not far around the corner. Walking to the … Continue reading

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Guildhall Library

This morning I had an appointment at Guildhall Library at 10 am so decided to walk the two kilometres or so from my accommodation in Holborn.  This city just oozes history, especially via its amazing architecture and walking certainly gives … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are? Live – Day 3

It was terrific lining up to enter the Show this morning to hear animated conversations both in front and behind me as we waited  to enter the venue. Behind me two individuals had struck up a conversation on how much … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are? Live – Day 2

Another early start to the day as I wanted to access available tickets to talks which were available on a first come first served basis. Using the Imperial War Museum & UK National Inventory of War Memorials for Family History … Continue reading

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