AncestryStand number: 250 & 252
This year, Ancestry celebrates 10 years as the principal sponsor of WDYTYA? Live. In that time, Ancestry has built up the world’s largest family history website, with more than 17 billion records and industry-leading ‘Hints’ to help you find your family, as well as developing cutting-edge AncestryDNA to help you discover more about your family’s story. Visit the Ancestry stand to learn more about how, with one simple test, AncestryDNA can uncover where your ancestors came from, discover distant relatives and find new details about your unique family history.
Ancestry experts will guide you through what to expect, answer any questions you may have, and share how the team works behind the scenes to connect your results with more than 70 million family trees worldwide.
Ancestry is also be providing visitors free access to its records, a chance to try out the latest advances at Ancestry.co.uk with experts guiding you through every step of your search and an opportunity to meet with Ancestry ProGenealogists.
Visit the Ancestry stand to take advantage of exclusive show offers and find out more. www.ancestry.co.uk
Association of Genealogists & Researchers in ArchivesStand number: 23
AGRA is holding a conference on 16/17 September 2016 at St. John’s College, Cambridge with the theme of “Demolishing Brick Walls”. Details are available at www.agraconference.com. It is open to everyone.
Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and HeraldryStand number: 41 - 44
Covering Birmingham and the counties of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire, we offer transcribed and indexed baptism, marriage & burial registers, along with monumental inscriptions. Available in book form, CD and downloads.
Borderlines ResearchStand number: 66
One-stop, cross-border research solution. Janet Bishop and Ian Marson, have successfully run research practices in Scotland and England for over 20 years. A wealth of expertise covering all aspects of UK research. AGRA/ASGRA. Accreditation.
British Association for Local HistoryStand number: 40
Research the lives of your ancestors and places where they lived with BALH’s help. Visit our stand to buy our publications at special prices and claim complimentaries while stocks last! Seek practical guidance from experts in local history and genealogy. Try out BALH’s new website with nationwide events, publications and resources on WWI, schooling and railways. Hear our talks on free online resources for your family history, and on the delights of ephemera.
Cambridge Family History SocietyStand number: 51 & 52
We sell searchable transcriptions on CD of ALL parish registers from 1538-1950, Quarter & Petty Sessions, Non-Conformist, Census, Prisoner, Workhouse records. Our webpage includes a Super Search facility for all our records.
Caribbean Family History GroupStand number: 297
Assistance with any Caribbean Family History Query asked of us – providing the answer directly or sourcing it for later notification. Selling of Caribbean Family History and Black Heritage Books /Booklets /Materials.
Cats ProtectionStand number: tbc Website: Cats Protection
Consortium of Yorkshire ArchivesStand number: 4
Information, advice and guidance about Yorkshire-based archives, resources and research, direct from local archive services. If you've got a Yorkshire ancestor, we're here to help!
Deceased OnlineStand number: 288
Deceased Online, the only UK national database website dedicated to burial and cremation records, now features nearly 30m records including digital scans of registers, grave details, cemetery maps with grave locations and photos of headstones. The continually-updated database includes data from North Scotland to S W England. Free to register and search, users only pay if they access documents. Visitors can register free on the Deceased Online stand.
Department for Continuing Education, University of OxfordStand number: 100
Study History at Oxford Choose a part-time course in a wide range of subjects; History, Local & Social History, Art History, Architectural History, History & Politics. Flexible study to suit your needs; Tutor-led, 10 week short online courses, Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Local History Online, Day schools and weekend events, Public Lectures, Summer schools, Undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
East Surrey Family History SocietyStand number: 84 - 86
We cover south London including Croyden, Kingston, Lambeth, Merton, Richmond, Southwark, Sutton and Wandsworth, and all historic East Surrey. Visit our bookstall and helpdesk for expert advice and useful publications.
Families In British India Society (FIBIS)Stand number: 101 - 105 & 108 - 110
Great grandpa gone? Maybe he went to India where some 3 million Britons worked, lived and died from 1600-1947. FIBIS can help with our informative website, ever-increasing database, research tips, publications and more.
Family and Community Historical Research Society (FACHRS)Stand number: 45
the society helps members to develop their research skills by taking part in national projects. Members are encouraged to publish their research in our newsletter, journal and other publications'.
Family History BookshopStand number: 192
Family History Bookshop has hundreds of products to choose from, including books, back issues, family tree charts, binders, accessories and maps. Visit our stand to take advantage of our special discounted offers.
Family SearchStand number: 258
FamilySearch is a global, volunteer-driven nonprofit organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch’s free services online at FamilySearch.org and through 4,891 family history centers in 129 countries.
Federation of Family History SocietiesStand number: 222
The Federation of Family History Societies has been helping family historians for over 40 years! We have 180 member societies each helping their members research their ancestors. There is sure to be a society to suit your needs. Come along and meet us we’re here to help! Pick up a copy of the 2016 issue of our really useful information leaflet with topical feature articles plus lots more and enter our prize draw!
FindmypastStand number: 264
Visit Findmypast at stand 264 - home to exclusive records, the 1939 Register, the largest online collection of Irish records and more Parish records than anyone else. Throughout the show you can chat with our knowledgeable team and enjoy free access to Findmypast. Let us show you why Findmypast is the best place to discover your UK and Irish family history.
Genealogie on CorrezeStand number: 9
www.genealogieencorreze.eu celebrates its thirty years of existence in 2016. Association 1901 “of general interest”, of mutual aid and genealogical popularization, she(it) compiles, drafts and publishes with 900 members and of numerous friendly partners…
Genealogy TutorialsStand number: 306
Fascinating talks by professional genealogists, with subjects including Breaking Down Brick Walls, Researching Celebrities for WDYTYA and Online Resources. Don’t miss out, talks are free and don’t require a ticket.
General Register Office for England and WalesStand number: 234
The official government source for birth, marriage and death certificates in England and Wales since 1837. Certificates provide vital information that will help to grow your family tree – order them online at www.gov.uk.
GPS OriginsStand number: 204 Website: GPS Origins
International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG)Stand number: 190
ISOGG provides a free resource to educate genealogists in the benefits of DNA testing and to act as a resource for independent information on genetic genealogy.
Ireland Reaching OutStand number: 270
Ireland Reaching Out is a volunteer-based, non-profit initiative which builds vibrant, lasting links between the global Irish diaspora and their parish of origin in Ireland. Every day we help people of Irish heritage all over the world discover the history of their families and reconnect with their parish of origin. Whether you have emigrated recently or never been to Ireland, visit www.IrelandXO.com today and become a part of our global Irish community.
Irish Ancestrors 4U LtdStand number: 38
IA4u have Irish genealogy books, an Irish Research CD with website links to websites -databases/records/surveys/valuation/Landlord records/Census/books listing old pedigrees etc., and the ‘Our Family links to the Showmen’s Guild’ book
Irish Genealogical Research Society (IGRS)Stand number: 205
The IGRS, the premier organisation dedicated to the study of Irish family history, was founded in 1936 and has been promoting Irish genealogical research ever since with members from all over the globe. If you have Irish ancestors come and see us.
Jewish Genealogical Society of Great BritainStand number: 72 & 73
Dedicated to promoting Jewish family history and genealogy, we encourage research and preservation of Jewish genealogy records. Library, databases and specialist advice available. Open to everyone interested in Jewish genealogy.
Kresy Family Polish WWII History GroupStand number: 15
This friendly group of survivors and descendants from around the world aim to honour, preserve, promote, commemorate and research the history of Polish citizens who were deported to Siberia during WWII from the Eastern Borderlands of Poland known as Kresy. We can help you learn about your family’s journey through the Middle East, Africa, India, Mexico, and New Zealand, finally arriving and settling in the UK. Come and find out about your Polish roots.
Liverpool & South West Lancashire Family History SocietyStand number: 79 & 80
The Liverpool & South West Lancashire FHS was founded in 1976, when it was called the Liverpool Family History Society.The area covered was that part of the Ancient County of Lancashire known as the Hundred of West Derby.
Manchester and Lancashire Family History SocietyStand number: 16
We offer information leaflets covering all aspects of research in Manchester and Lancashire areas. Access available to Society Members' Only databases. Godfrey maps for SE Lancashire locations will be available.”
Ministry of Defence Medals & Ministry of Defence RecordStand number: 318
Experts will be answering questions regarding British medals and how to claim them, a live free search facility for service records and a free record interpretation service will be available.
MM PublicationsStand number: 91 & 92
QUALITY REPRODUCTION ANTIQUE MAPS OF COUNTIES & STREET PLANS FOR MUCH OF THE UK & IRELAND - FROM £1.00. ORIGINAL ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS [POST WW2] 2½” to 50” - AT £2.50 EACH.
My Research RoomStand number: 21 & 22
New Local History bookshop First time at Who Do You Think You Are? Live. Nottinghamshire Books / Maps, Nottinghamshire Parish Records From 1533-1900 and Modern & Vintage postcards
National Library of Ireland and National Archives of IrelandStand number: 198
Holding Catholic parish registers, estate papers, census records and testamentary papers, the National Archives of Ireland and National Library of Ireland are key destinations for tracing your Irish roots.
National Memorial ArboretumStand number: 312
The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK’s year-round centre of Remembrance and home to the Armed Forces Memorial. The Arboretum features over 300 thought-provoking memorials, nestled amongst lush and maturing landscape.
North of Ireland Family History SocietyStand number: 289
Irish Ancestors! With 11 local branches and hundreds of Associate Members worldwide we can support your own research with our Journal, Newsletter, books, CD's, reciprocal research and library look-ups.
North West Group of Family History SocietiesStand number: 76 - 78
Promoting Catholic, Cheshire, Cumbria, GONS NW, Lancashire FH & Heraldry, Liverpool & SW Lancs, Manchester & Lancs, Metcalf, North Cheshire, North Meols and Ormskirk family history societies.
Nuneaton and North Warkwickshire Family History SocietyStand number: 47
THE friendly group serving all searching for forebears in northern Warwickshire or who live locally. Monthly meetings; quarterly Journal; wide range of publications (member discounts); membership options. Join - enjoy !
Oxfordshire Family History SocietyStand number: 61 & 62
Progress your Oxfordshire family history research through transcribed parish register and photographic monumental inscription CDs available on our stand. Our experts can also explore our county-wide databases for you.
Powys Family History SocietyStand number: 93
Help and advice relating to Powys (Breconshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire), indexes relating to Parish Registers, Monumental Inscriptions, Census, maps, holdings or archives of Powys Record Office and publications on CD in PDF format.
Professor Rebecca ProbertStand number: 208
The family historian’s guide to marital breakdown, separation, divorce, bigamy, widowhood, and remarriage. Professor Rebecca Probert, author of Marriage Law for Genealogists, explains all aspects of legal and social practice.
S&N Genealogy SuppliesStand number: 286
S&N Genealogy Supplies are the UK's largest publisher and supplier of family history data and software. We pride ourselves in offering the widest choice of family history software, data CD's, and are an authorised Flip-Pal scanner reseller. Visit us for latest releases, special show offers and bundles.
Society Of Genealogists (SOG)Stand number: 214
Founded in 1911 and located in London, we are Britain’s premier family history society. Anyone interested in family history research would benefit from our extensive library sources, lectures & courses and publications.
SpeakingLivesStand number: 31
Curiosity drives us, people shape us, and memories make us. All too often, we don't have time to really think through that memory, to feel it and learn from it. SpeakingLives® - digital recordings by UK-team of Oral History experts - helps you take that time, to enjoy and preserve family or community stories for fun and future generations. SpeakingLives® - the perfect way to bring your family tree to life.
The Centre for Archive and Information Studies (CAIS) - University of DundeeStand number: 202
Get more from your family and local history research by signing up for online courses and qualifications in Genealogy and Family & Local History, from beginner to advanced. Study a short course for leisure or a full Masters for a future career.
- Short six-week basic courses or qualify with Postgraduate Masters, Diploma or Certificate.
- Over 35 subjects from military archives to house history. F
- lexible study from home, anywhere in the world.
- Full support from expert tutors. Develop the skills to locate and understand sources and archives.
- Open to all, courses suitable for all levels.
- Accredited by the University of Dundee and professional bodies
The History PressStand number: 200
The History Press is the UK’s largest local and specialist history publisher and home to the Phillimore imprint. Our extensive backlist of over 5000 titles covers the length and breadth of the nation, on numerous topics including genealogy, regional history and The Great War. From the academic to the more informal, our varied publications are a valuable source when researching your ancestry – and may well unearth something you didn’t know about your town, your family or yourself.
The Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical StudiesStand number: 71
Founded in 1961, our online correspondence course leads to professionally recognized qualifications. We also offer a new six part Heraldry course, as well as day courses and a research service.
TheGenealogistStand number: 280
TheGenealogist will quickly unlock the lives of your ancestors with its simple to use and powerful all-in-one MasterSeach returning the most relevant results. With a huge variety of records, resources, and unique tools, if you want to discover your roots this leading British family history research website is the one to use. Visit our stand, by the entrance, for fantastic special offers and subscription packs. Search smarter with TheGenealogist! TheGenealogist.co.uk
University of StrathclydeStand number: 118 & 119
Take part in online learning from beginner to postgraduate level through the University of Strathclyde. World leading postgraduate courses in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies, flexible, part-time and modular online distance learning format, developed by and for professional genealogists, no exams; progress based on continuous assessment, progress from Postgraduate Certificate to Postgraduate Diploma and then to a Master’s and beginner to intermediate 8-week online and on-campus courses are also offered.
West Surrey Family History SocietyStand number: 27 & 28
With 42 years’ experience transcribing and indexing Surrey records, we offer numerous publications, including many for Middlesex and London. Information about these and our other activities are on our website
Who Do You Think You Are? MagazineStand number: 221
You don’t have to be a professional researcher to dig in to your past with Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine on hand to help. Packed with practical advice and expert tips, you can build your family tree and discover your ancestry.
Yorkshire Group of Family History SocietiesStand number: 6 & 7
Representing over 10000 members from more than twenty individual Societies covering the Modern and Historic County of Yorkshire in association with Archivists representing the County's Record Offices