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RootsTech London 2019 and New Subscriptions

Thank you to all those who visited the Deceased Online team at last week's RootsTech London 

Jamie and the team from Deceased Online had a great time meeting the many thousands of visitors tothe Excel centre in Docklands forRootsTech London. The stand saw a constant flow of visitors keen to find their ancestors in the burial and cremation records on Deceased Online database. We love meeting database users and would like to thank everyone who dropped by to see us on Thursday 24th, Friday 25th and Saturday 26th October.

RootsTech London 2019 was the first international RootsTech conference and has been hailed a tremendous success. RootsTech is a global family history event, hosted by FamilySearch International, where people of all ages learn to discover, share, and celebrate their family connections across generations through technology. The show was aimed at everyone - whatever their experience in family history or skill level in technology. Alongside big sponsors, local family histo…

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Event 31 October 2019

In honour of Black History Month, Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre is holding a special event honouring Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, who is buried in Bandon Cemetery

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
On Thursday 31st October at 7.15pm, Camden Archives and Local History Centre hosts a talk with music for Black History Month by Richard Gordon-Smith (composer) and Martin Anthony Burrage (violin, piano) of the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation. The venue is significant as it is located in the street where the celebrated composer was born.
Although he was born in Holborn, now in the north London borough of Camden, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's was buried in Bandon Hill and his record can be found in Deceased Online's South London Collection. Search the database for the full set of burial records for Bandon Hill Cemetery, Wallington, in the London Borough of Sutton. Bandon Hill is situated in Plough Lane, Wallington SM6 8JQ and is a working cemetery. However, today burial rights are only given …

International Day of Peace 2019

This week's blog marks the International Day of Peace 2019 and Gandhi's 150th anniversary by remembering  a friend and colleague of Gandhi in our collections

The United Nations International Day of Peace takes place each year on 21 September to celebrate a peaceful society is one where there is justice and equality for everyone. The theme for 2019 is: “Climate Action for Peace”. 

The United Nations Member States adopted17 Sustainable Development Goalsin 2015 to ensure peace through the protection of human rights for all. The Sustainable Goals include poverty, hunger, health, education, climate change, gender equality, water, sanitation, energy, environment and social justice.Sustainable Development Goal 13 “Climate Action” is a call for immediate action by all to lower greenhouse emissions, build resilience and improve education on climate change.Today highlights the importance of combating climate change as a way to protect and promote peace throughout the world. 

Although it may…