Ian Waller: In & Out of London

4th March 2022
By Sue Pillans
The English & Welsh SIG hosts special guest Ian Waller for a talk on researching in London.

This year the Education and Events team will be joining with our Special Interest Groups to host a series of sessions with well reknown speakers. The sessions are a great opportunity to meet the experts and learn first hand about their research field.

The English and Welsh SIG is hosting our first session: In and Out of London by Ian Waller.

Many researchers find it difficult and somewhat daunting when their ancestors move into or around London as research in the capital has its own challenges.

Ian Waller will be sharing his experiences in researching London family history and giving us tips and tricks to overcome those challenges.


 He is a retired professional genealogist with considerable experience in English research. He currently serves as the vice-chairman and education officer of the Family History Federation (Federation of Family History Societies). Hie is a Fellow of AGRA (The Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives), the body representing professional genealogists throughout England and Wales and was a former Chairman.

He has authored several books in the Society’s “My Ancestor” series, including My Ancestor was an Agricultural Labourer, My Ancestor was a Mormon, My Ancestor was in the Royal Navy, and My Ancestor was a Leather Worker and have also written, “Family History Research Challenges and how to solve them” and “Introducing Manorial Records” published by Family History Books.

The course fee is $10.50 for members and $15.00 for non-members.

Register here


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