The Society of Genealogists is an educational charity the purpose of which is to 'promote, encourage and foster the study, science and knowledge of genealogy'. The Society's premises in Central London house the largest family history research library in the UK. The Society of Genealogists' Library is open to members and paying non-members.
•Unique research collections
•Document Collection of manuscript family history research notes
•Thousands of compiled family histories and biographies
•Thousands of parish records
•Boyd's Marriage Index covering some 2,600 parish registers with nearly seven million names
•Local histories, poll books and directories
•Sources for apprenticeships, trades, professions and occupations
•Published emigration records for the British overseas
See details of how to join the Society of Genealogists (SoG)
The Society has very kindly arranged a discount for registered users of findmypast who wish to join as new Society members. As long as you write 'Findmypast member discount' on your application form along with the username or email address you use to log in to findmypast, they will waive the joining fee - a discount of £10.
The Society of Genealogists has partnered with findmypast to publish online record sets from its unique collection.