1939 Reg­is­ter: The Home Front From Your Own Home

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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

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