Dr. Williams’s Library• Opened at Red Cross Street, Cripplegate, Lon don in 1729.• One of the first libraries open to the public.• Moved three times but still a center of nonconformist studies.
Dr. Williams’s Library• Has information about different types of nonconformity and where to look for more information• Dr. Williams’s Library registers are not here• Surman index to careers of Congregational and Presbyterian (Unitarian) ministers• Some local history documents
Society of Genealogists• Incorporated 8 May 1911• Centenary celebration• Unique collections being made available online
Society of Genealogists• Several indexes at the Society of Genealogists Library are still in card files
Society of Genealogists• The Griffiths index for Wales is full of good information gleaned from many sources still not online.
The Genealogical Society of Utah• Founded in 1894 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints• 1938 microfilming began• Family history centers started in 1964
The Genealogical Society of Utah• A storage vault was excavated in a granite mountain in the 1960s
The Genealogical Society of Utah• Ancestral File allowed people to submit pedigree information to be added to a computer database• 1998 development began on FamilySearch.org• 24 May 1999 the website went live then crashed due to overload
Partnerships• FindMyPast/British Library• Welsh Archives Group/FindMyPast• FamilySearch/Ancestry• FamilySearch/FindMyPast• Ancestry/Archives & Societies• FindMyPast/Archives & Societies• National Library of Wales/Ohio Welsh• Origins: National Will Index
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