British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois
Upcoming BIGWILL Events
17 July 2021
Once again, in the comfort of your home
Using Newspapers to Fill in a Family Story
will be presented by Maureen Brady (on your computer).
See the BIGWILL meetings web page for more details.
Come! Be part of our merry band! (Click here to get membership information)
Membership renewal time has passed. If this deadline slipped
by for you, please mail your 2021 dues ASAP to the BIGWILL PO Box so that you can receive the next newsletter
and help support our full schedule of talks on British Isles genealogy.
Click here to access the online system for BIGWILL dues payment. Click here
to view and print the BIGWILL membership application.
(see the membership
application for amount and our full mailing address).
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)
24 December 2018
Where and when we meet / upcoming meeting topics
15 March 2020
How to get in contact with us
9 January 2020
The BIGWILL Newsletter
9 November 2013
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
19 July 2019
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 and the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History
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