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“Mummy What Did You Do in The Great War?” – by Emma Jolly – a Zoom meeting

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Emma’s talk is an exploration of women’s roles in the First World War, and the surviving records, including online resources, which family historians can use to explore the lives of their ancestors and others. The presentation will cover auxiliary services, medical roles, transport, police, women on the land and voluntary organisations. Emma takes her talk from her book “My Ancestor was a Woman at War”

Emma Jolly is a graduate of IGHS and member of AGRA, FIBIS, SoG and London Historians. Based in Edinburgh, Emma specialises in genealogy problem solving, London history, women’s history, the British in India and Scottish family history. She has written five books on different aspects of genealogical research, and a regular contributor to family history publications.

PLEASE NOTE ZOOM SIGN – IN FOR THIS EVENING WILL BE FROM 8 pm (UK time).             Apologies for any inconvenience

Society Members who have consented to receive information by e-mail will find a meeting invitation link, and how to donate the £3 admission, in the E-News sent about 4 days before the meeting.

Those who do not receive E-News, or who are not Society Members, are welcome to join this meeting and should use this link and select Liaison in the E-mail section to request an invitation link at least 6 hours before the meeting is due to start.



May 17
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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