1939 Register: The Home Front From Your Own Home
Compiled on the eve of the Second World War, the 1939 National Identity Register captured details of millions of civilians across England and Wales. Now, following a huge digitisation project, the record set has been made available to access on findmypast.co.uk. To promote the release, Findmypast’s Myko Clelland is currently speaking at family history society meetings across the country, where he will be on hand to offer research tips or respond to any concerns. To view the full list of tour dates, see bit.ly/ 213sVTi. Bedfordshire Family History Society’s January meeting. OLD CHAPEL COMMUNITY CENTRE, CROSS HOUSES ( NEAR SHREWSBURY) sfhs.org.uk/ events speakers@ sfhs.org.uk A short introduction to the way elections were conducted in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, with supporting material from Shrewsbury. Learn how to interpret your dusty old family snaps with help from expert Gordon Roxby.
Find out more about the 1939 Register at a series of talks