Buxton & District

Programme 2011

Friday4th FebruaryProgramme Planning
Friday4th MarchTrouble Shooting: Bring your sticky problems or irritating dead ends along to the meeting for the rest of us to try to find a solution.
Friday1st AprilWills and Administrations: A talk on wills, where to locate them and the type of information contained in them. Bring your old family wills for discussion.
Friday6th MayHeirlooms: Bring along a treasured family heirloom and tell the story behind it.
Friday3rd JuneRailways and how they changed the lives of our ancestors: A short talk followed by a general discussion.
Friday1st JulyA visit to the National Trust Workhouse at Southwell. This will be a full day outing. Bring a picnic or we can try the café at Southwell Minster. We hope to arrange a guided tour. (Don’t forget your NT membership cards)
Friday5th AugustA family History Quiz with Ian
Friday2nd SeptemberGirls in Service and apprenticeships: A look at what jobs were available for girls in the 19th century with John Cassidy.
Friday7th October“Odd twigs on my Tree”: With John Evans
Friday4th NovemberA family history tale from John Sherratt.
Friday2nd DecemberChristmas celebrations. Ideas for next year’s programme followed by a chance to chat over a glass of mulled wine.