140In East London/Essex, England? Jewish Genealogy Meeting
- Mar 28, 2003Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain East of London (JGSGB EOL)
Group will be holding its next meeting soon!
We Don't Spell Our Name That Way!
Spelling as a key to the past in Eastern European genealogy.
Ilford Synagogue, 22 Beehive Lane, Gants Hill, Essex
Monday, April 7th 2003 at 7.45 pm
You know your family came from Eastern Europe. But where exactly? You've
grown up with a family surname. But did your family have the same name in
the old country?
Keen genealogist Sue Fifer will give a talk to the JGSGB EOL.
Using Poland as an example, Sue, a former languages' teacher, will help
anyone with Jewish Eastern European ancestry unlock their family's past.
Sue also coordinates the indexing of 19th century Jewish records from her
ancestral town of Kalisz on the web, part of an international Polish records
This meeting is focussing on Eastern European Genealogy, but the JGSGB
covers all Jewish genealogy. If you come to the meeting, we will be happy to
discuss your family tree, Ashkenazi or Sephardi and give you individual
The JGSGB East of London group meets regularly at Ilford Synagogue and all
are welcome to attend. For more information on this meeting and other JGSGB
events, phone 020 8551 0254, write to PO Box 1441, Ilford, Essex IG4 5GH,
visit http://jgsgbeol.tripod.com [*no* "www" in this URL]
or email shirley.collier@...
The nearest tube, when it's working, is Gants Hill on the Central Line.
Otherwise use the Central Line replacement bus service. The nearest overland
railway station is Ilford Station. For a map and travel information, visit
our JGSGB EOL events website at http://jgsgbeol.tripod.com
See the national JGSGB website at http://www.jgsgb.org.uk including many
excellent resources for British research.
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