Debts, Debtors, Bankrupts and Bigamists

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Society of Genealogists

14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road
Greater London

Zoom course Throughout the 1700s and 1800s many people fell badly into debt. Those unable to pay often ended up in gaol. Records were generated at every level. Ian Waller looks at the family history information they contain with reference to several famous and not so famous cases from all the social classes. He examines the causes and remedies. Ian also looks at the way spouses walked out on those in debt, causing many bigamy cases to result. Bring your questions along

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Upcoming event dates:

  • Saturday 24th October 2020 10:30 - 13:00


Zoom course: £20.00. Members of the Society of Genealogists discounted price: £16.00 On 23 October an email invitation will be sent to all who have booked which includes a password and link to the talk - remember to check your spam folder! Please ensure your Zoom name is similar to the name that you used to book the talk.

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