European Ancestors – British in Russia (Part 5)

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This post is part of a series of 10 posts about the British Community in Russia. You can read the complete series HERE.

Beginnings and Context to Research

The best way of beginning to research is to start and understand the foundations of the community and the context.

  • Papers of Lady Muriel Paget  – as part of the University of Leeds Special Collections
  • Society of Genealogists (SOG) holds a number of books relating to Russia within it’s library. The catalogue is available to all to search and can be found HERE. The search of the library catalogue and the various databases is open to all.
  • The Great Britain-Russia Society – Provides an opportunity to gain cultural content and travel information
  • The Russian Revolution & Britain 1917-1928 – as part of the digital collection, Archives online at the library of Warwick University – The University has 650 documents digitised and freely available. There are also a smaller collection relating to the Soviet Union 1928 which are a resource in the University’s module on Stalinism in Europe. The majority of records are not digitised and will require visiting the library, having made an appointment. The University also has a selection of genealogical research guides.
  • Russian online Genealogical records at FamilySearch Wiki
  • British humanitarian activity in Russia 1890-1923 by Luke Kelly, published Palgrave Macmillian and available in both eBook and paper format
  • The Treaty of Commerce between Great Britain and Russia 1766 -A study on the development of Count Panin’s northern system, An article by Knud Rahbek Schmidt published online August 2008 in the Scando-Slavica Journal Vol 1, 1954 Issue 1 (Pages 115-134)

You can read the complete series, of the British Community in Russia HERE.

About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, avid note taker and journal writer. Lover of Books, Stationery & History; Surnames, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies. Pharos Tutor for all One-Name Studies/surname courses as well as Researching Ancestors from Continental Europe.
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