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Bookstall Events

HGS attends a selection of Family History Events each year, mainly in the South of England. These provide an opportunity to pick-up some family history gems from our range of HGS Publications, together with other books, maps and guides we carry to these events.

At such events the Bookstall staff are assisted by some of our Volunteers who will be delighted to help you with your family history research and discuss ideas and offer insights that may help you progress your research. We can usually also provide some look-ups on our records.

We are also able to handle any queries you may have about the benefits of Society Membership.

The current calendar of events we plan to attend in the coming months is listed below.

Please direct any queries / enquiries regarding the Bookstall’s attendance at these events, or specific Bookstall item enquiries to: bookstall@hgs-online.org.uk

Recognizing that the bookstall cannot be at every Family History event we have decided to make available some bookstall items through our main website. Thus you are now able to buy these items through the website at any time, rather than only at Bookstall attended events. Initially this will cover two ranges of products:

We are aiming to expand our range of Bookstall items available through the website as we progress.

Forthcoming Events

  • January 14, 2019, 7:30 pm: HGS Pop-up Bookstall will be at the Alton Group meeting
  • February 13, 2019, 7:30 pm: HGS Pop-up Bookstall will be at the Gosport Group meeting
  • April 26, 2019, 9:30 am: HGS Bookstall at the 'Family Tree Live' Alexandra Palace

    Interested in finding out about your family tree, but don’t know where to start? This NEW two-day family history show in partnership with the Federation of Family History Societies, has everything you need to get started with researching your ancestors, that is fun for ALL the family.

  • April 27, 2019, 9:30 am: HGS Bookstall at the 'Family Tree Live' Alexandra Palace

    Interested in finding out about your family tree, but don’t know where to start? This NEW two-day family history show in partnership with the Federation of Family History Societies, has everything you need to get started with researching your ancestors, that is fun for ALL the family.

  • June 7, 2019, 10:00 am: HGS Bookstall at 'THE Genealogy Show' at the NEC

    This is THE genealogy and family history show to attend in 2019. With 48 different and exciting talks by experts and celebrities from around the world on a wide variety of themes, there is something for everyone. The Speaker programme includes Blaine Bettinger, Lisa Louise Cooke, Nathan Dylan Goodwin and Judy G. Russell.

  • June 8, 2019, 10:00 am: HGS Bookstall at 'THE Genealogy Show' at the NEC

    This is THE genealogy and family history show to attend in 2019. With 48 different and exciting talks by experts and celebrities from around the world on a wide variety of themes, there is something for everyone. The Speaker programme includes Blaine Bettinger, Lisa Louise Cooke, Nathan Dylan Goodwin and Judy G. Russell.

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