Tracing your ancestors: talk by former National Archives specialist


A former National Archives family history specialist will be giving a presentation at Wanstead Library this month.

“David Annal has more than 40 years of experience as a family historian. He has written a number of books and contributes to Family Tree magazine,” said a spokesperson for The East of London Family History Society, which is hosting the event on 26 October (7.30pm; visitors: £3).

The talk will explore the problems of tracing ancestors in London in the period before civil registration and census returns.

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