ISBGFH is excited to bring you a stellar lineup of presenters for British Institute 2022! Week 1 of the fully virtual institute will begin with a Meet 'n Greet on Sunday, 9 October 2022 and courses will run 10 October 2022 through 14 October 2022. Week 2 begins with a Meet 'n Greet on Sunday, 16 October 2022. Courses will run 17 October through 21 October 2022. A benefit of membership with ISBGFH is that registration will open for members only on 1 May 2022. Classes fill quickly so be sure to take advantage of your membership and register early. Membership will open for everyone else on 8 May 2022. Read more ...
Welcome to ISBGFH
Since 1979 the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History has been helping genealogists connect to their British and Irish ancestry.
Whether you are just beginning your British Isles research or are a seasoned genealogist, ISBGFH can enhance your knowledge of important resources with our quality programming, our quarterly journal British Connections, and our website.
The latest British Connections has been posted in the members-only area.
How ISBGFH Can Help You
As an educational organization, our mission is to help you understand and apply the records and resources available in the U.S. and the British Isles.
Our popular British Institute offers a week of total immersion into British research topics. Held annually in the fall at Salt Lake City, Utah, British Institute courses are especially designed to help you develop your research skills in British and Irish records. With instructors there to guide you throughout the day, classes are held each morning followed by a full afternoon at the Family History Library, utilizing their outstanding British collections and applying the research techniques and analytical skills learned in your Institute class.
Our quarterly journal, British Connections, contains informative articles, news, website links, and queries. Filled with expert advice and articles to aid your research goals, it is sure to stimulate your interest in British research. ISBGFH members can view and download issues of British Connections after clicking on the “Members Area” menu choice and logging in.
Our Surname Interests PDF encourages connections to other members, via e-mail, to share information on mutual ancestry. This is a benefit of membership and only ISBGFH members can view the information on the PDF.