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200 years of the German School in London 1708-1908

"200 Jahre deutscher Schule in London 1708-1908". A history of the German School attached to St Mary in the Savoy, London, published in 1908 for the bi-centenary of the school. Translated by Amanda Price. Occasional issue No 2 (2016)...

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Alsace-Lorraine: Atlantic Bridge to Germany

By Linda M. Herrick & Wendy K. Uncapher. In the *Atlantic Bridge to Germany* series, covering the geography and history of Alsace-Lorraine, and contains detailed maps from 1876-89. Also lists each placename with its French equivalent, keyed to the maps, the County ("Kreis") and coverage of Catholic and Protestant registers. Published in the USA, but available from stock in the UK....

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An Insight into Civilian Internment in Britain during WWI

From the Diary of Richard Noschke and a short essay by Rudolf Rocker. Fully revised 2nd edition (1998). During the First World War a large number of German civilians resident in Britain were interned for the duration and subsequently repatriated. This book is illustrated with contemporary photographs and contains the diary of an internee held at Stratford in East London, Alexandra Palace in North ...

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Baden: Atlantic Bridge to Germany

By Linda M Herrick & Wendy K Uncapher. In the same series as the Alsace-Lorraine book above and containing the same features. NB the book covers the old pre-1918 Grand Duchy of Baden and its predecessor territories; not the Kingdom of Wurttemberg which will be dealt with in a later volume. Baden is now part of the Land of Baden-Wurttemberg....

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Catalogue of Len Metzner Indexes and guide to further sources

Research Guide No. 13 - 1st edition (February 2001). For many years Society member Len Metzner spent a lot of time in the Public Record Office and other repositories discovering records that contain details of named Germans and indexing them for the Society. This publication lists those records. The records are indexed on the Society's Names Index which is available for searches by Society members...

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Civilian Internment in Britain During WW2: Huyton Camp. Eye Witness accounts.

by Jennifer Taylor. Eye Witness accounts of WW1 POW camp at Huyton, near Liverpool...

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Cologne to St Louis. Anselm Ungar's account of his company's 1852 voyage of escape from tyranny.

Anselm Ungar was a citizen of Bonn, one of Johann Gottfried Kinkel's Democratic Association there. After the failure of the 1848 revolution, he and others formed a Gesellschaft (Company) of like-minded people who wished to escape to North America.. Taken from Ungar's own notebook of the voyage. Translated and introduced by Eva Lawrence. Occasional Issue No 3 (2017)....

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Escaping the Crooked Cross. Internment correspondence between Paul & Charlotte Bondy in WW2.

Correspondence between Paul Bondy and his wife Charlotte. Paul was interned at Huyton, near Liverpool, as an enemy alien in mid 1940 and not released until December 1940. Edited by Jo Bondy & Jennifer Taylor. Translations by Gisela Moritz. ...

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Franz Josef Buch and his family. Lives disrupted by war and internment.

Franz was born in London of A German immigrant father. He was interned in 1940 in Peveril Camp, Peel, on the Isle of Man, as he was suspected of fascist sympathies. From family papers and correspondence. Edited and introduced by Jennifer Taylor. Occasional Issue No 4 (2018)...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Research Guide No. 14 - 1st edition. Based on the question and answer feature in the Society's magazine; answers the most common questions about research into Germans in the UK and German-speaking Europe. Fully indexed. Compiled and edited by Roy Bernard...

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German Genealogical Dictionary: Useful words for German Family History Research

Research Guide No 16 - 1st edition (April 2014). Compiled by Jenny Towey, Vice-President, Anglo-German FHS. Glossary of useful terms, words and symbols you may find in your research, particularly in German genealogical works....

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German Hairdressers in the UK: Their Effect Upon the British Way of Life

By Jenny Towey. A history of the German immigrants to the UK who were hairdressers, chiefly from the 19th century, but with a short history of hairdressing in Hannover. Why so many immigrants were hairdressers, with examples from members' researchers. Their effect on the early closing movement in the UK. Many names quoted....

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German References Guide in County & Local Record Offices

Research Guide No 15 - 1st edition (April 2011) Listing of documents relating to Germans found in Record Offices in England & Wales....

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Hermann Korf. The Tailor of Ongar

by Paul Barnfield. Hermann Korf was interned in 1915 in Douglas, Isle of Man, but returned to Ongar, in Essex, after a short period. Based on Korf family papers...

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How to Research Your German Ancestors

by Peter Towey, 3rd ed, (2013). Completely revised & updated guide to reserarching your German ancestors in UK and in German-speaking parts of Europe....

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Interned in Alexandra Palace - Wilhelm Reinhold Teuchert

by Paul Barnfield, Rupert Ridgewell & Jennifer Taylor. based on his diary 1915-16 with a biography. Wilhelm Reinhold Teuchert was born in 1870 near Leipzig. He was a chef and settled in London and raised a family there. After the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 he was swept up in the general internment of enemy aliens and spent the rest of the war in Alexandra Palace....

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Jewish Ancestors? A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Lithuania.

By Sam Aaron. 1st edition (August 2005). Published by Jewish Genealogical Society in Great Britain. Concentrates on research into families from the Baltic Country of Lithuania which has a history similar to those of Latvia and Estonia (see above). Provides useful information on the historical geography of the area and advice on research in Lithuanian records. (130 pages) A5...

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Jewish Ancestors? A Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Poland (Revised February 2014).

By Susan Fifer, edited by Judith Samson. 2nd edition (2014). Published by Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain. Concentrates on research into families from historic Country of Poland covering areas formerly in Germany, Austria and Russia. Provides useful information on the historical geography of the area and advice on research in Polish records. (80 pages) A5...

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Living with the Wire: Civilian Internment in the Isle of Man during the two World Wars

Edited by Yvonne Cresswell, revised ed, 2010. Originally published as a guide to an exhibition at the Manx Museum in Douglas, Isle of Man. Now substantially revised with large numbers of additional colour illustrations and maps....

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Pomerania: Atlantic Bridge to Germany.

By Linda M Herrick & Wendy K Uncapher. In the same series as the Alsace-Lorraine book above and containing the same features. NB the book covers the old pre-1918 Prussian Province of Pomerania and its predecessor territories; now split between Geremany and Poland....

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Re-Educating German POWs after WW2. The contribution of Paul Bondy to the lecture programme.

edited by Jennifer Taylor. Based on correspondence & reports by Paul Bondy & Hermann Sinsheimer....

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Rev. Alexander Goebel. Anti-Nazi Methodist Pastor. A Family History.

By Michael Potter. Occasional Issue No 6 (2020), 32pp. Alexander was born in Bow, London in 1877, eldest child of a German Immigrant from Hesse-Kassel. He trained as a Methodist pastor in Germany but returned to England after upsetting the Nazis....

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Soldatenehr' als Mobelzier. Soldiers in uniform on painted furniture and other folk art objects.

Catalogue of an exhibition held in 2003 at Rossler Museum, Untermunkheim, Edited by Karl-Heinz Wuestner. Produced to accompany a German museum exhibition of German painted furniture with special emphasis on folk art showing soldiers and other military subjects. Detailed historical articles by various experts. In German. ...

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St Paul's German Reformed Church, London, Parish Registers

The indexed parish registers of St Paul's German Reformed Church, Whitechapel, London. The church was firstly at Hooper Square and then at Goulston Street until destroyed in the London Blitz. Three microfiche containing baptisms 1824-1940, marriages 1858-1938 and burials 1832-1940. ...

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Sugarbakers, From Sweat to Sweetness.

by Bryan Mawer. 2nd ed (2011). A history of the German involvement in sugar refining in UK. The result of many years research in UK and Germany. Many German immigrants in the 19th century, especially from NW Germany, worked in the sugar industry. This book illustrates their history using many examples from immigrant families. Contains a list of sugar bakers from contemporary Trade Directories. (11...

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