Society of Genealogists' Library
About the library
The Society of Genealogists’ library and archive is the UK’s foremost family history centre for the study of genealogy and related subjects such as biography, topography, local history, prosopography and heraldry. Founded in 1911, the Society brings together in one place an unrivalled collection of unique assets for the study of genealogy. The collection comprises of primary and secondary sources, in the form of original documents, research papers, books, periodicals, microforms and digital data. Some records are unpublished manuscripts that one will not find elsewhere.
Currently, we are in the middle of a relocation. You can contact us using the below details but we're not open to onsite visitors at this time. This location is a temporary office whilst we prepare for the opening of our new centre.
The local library catalogue is available online.
Can I see live document availability on Library Hub Discover? No.
Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? No - this library does not participate in the inter-library lending scheme.
Can I visit the library to view materials? Currently, we are in the middle of a relocation. You can contact the library but we're not open to onsite visitors at this time. This location is a temporary office whilst we prepare for the opening of our new centre.
Browse all of the Society of Genealogists' Library records in Library Hub Discover here.