British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois
Upcoming BIGWILL Events
Community Church, Richmond, Illinois
Scots-Irish to America
and English Church Records Since 1538,
two presentations by David McDonald
Lunch will be served between the two talks (reservation requested).
See the BIGWILL meetings web page
for more details
Come! Be part of our merry band! (Click here to get membership information)
It᾿s membership renewal time; current BIGWILL members can find a renewal form attached to recent issues of BIGWILL News, or on our membership web page. You can also click here to access the online system for BIGWILL dues payment. The January/February '16 issue will be the final issue sent to members who do not renew their BIGWILL membership for 2016.
IMPORTANT NOTE: BIGWILL’s library collection has been moved to the McHenry Public Library (map).
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Who we are (about us; includes governing documents)
16 July 2015
Where and when we meet / upcoming meeting topics
30 October 2015
How to get in contact with us
16 July 2015
The BIGWILL Newsletter
9 November 2013
The BIGWILL online discussion list
has been discontinued
Information about the BIGWILL library
9 March 2010
Information about digital recordings of genealogical conference lectures
4 September 2007
Upcoming events of interest to British Isles researchers
8 July 2015
Upcoming events of regional interest (i.e., Wisconsin/Illinois area)
8 July 2015
Upcoming national and international society meetings
22 February 2016
Reviews of books, CD-ROMs and DVDs related to British Isles Genealogy
10 February 2014
Reviews of books and CD-ROMs (One-book-at-a-time version)
(still experimenting with this)
Surnames in the British Isles that our members are researching
20 May 2016
Links to other web sites of interest to BIGWILL members
13 August 2008
We’re proud to be an affiliate of the Illinois State Genealogical Society and of the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society
BIGWILL is a member of the National Genealogical Society, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, and the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History
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