BIGWILL Genealogists

British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois

Upcoming BIGWILL Events
21 March
Community Church, Richmond, Illinois

Photo of David Higgs David Higgs will present  “Using DNA Testing for Genealogical Purposes

See the BIGWILL meetings web page for more details

Be a pioneer! Try out the new online BIGWILL dues system! Click Here
The system uses “pull-down menus” – you can select one item from as many menus as needed before pressing the “View Cart” button. The next few screens should be fairly obvious as to how to respond.
Please send your reaction to this new system to the webmaster


Come!   Be part of our merry band! (Click here to get membership information)

    Current BIGWILL members:

Who we are (“about us”; includes governing documents) Linked page recently updated 18 September 2014
Where and when we meet / upcoming meeting topics Linked page recently updated 8 January 2015
How to get in contact with us Linked page recently updated 8 January 2015
The BIGWILL Newsletter Linked page recently updated 9 November 2013
The BIGWILL online discussion list has been discontinued
Information about the BIGWILL library Recently added link9 March 2010
Information about digital recordings of genealogical conference lectures Linked page recently updated 4 September 2007
Upcoming events of interest to British Isles researchers Linked page recently updated 28 November 2011
Upcoming events of regional interest (i.e., Wisconsin/Illinois area) Linked page recently updated 24 February 2014
Upcoming national and international society meetings Linked page recently updated 14 February 2014

Reviews of books, CD-ROMs and DVDs related to British Isles Genealogy Linked page recently updated10 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) Linked page recently updated 11 July 2006
Links to other web sites of interest to BIGWILL members Linked page recently updated 13 August 2008

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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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