British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois
Upcoming BIGWILL Events
Community Church, Richmond, Illinois
Thomas MacEntee will present 7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists
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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)
18 September 2014
Where and when we meet / upcoming meeting topics
8 January 2015
How to get in contact with us
8 January 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
28 November 2011
Upcoming events of regional interest (i.e., Wisconsin/Illinois area)
24 February 2014
Upcoming national and international society meetings
14 February 2014
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 (access to the BIGWILL Register)
11 July 2006
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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