Hope Valley U3A Family History Group
We meet at 10.30am on the fourth Thursday of each month, usually in the Hope Sports Pavilion.
We are a group of Family History enthusiasts - some with a lot of experience in researching and recording, and others who are new to investigating their Family History.
Recent topics have included aspects of Migration, Seafarers, Occupations, Pre-1837 records, DNA, Changes in our lifetimes, Recording methods, Wills.
Future topics will include Photos/Image recognition, Occupations, Criminal Activities,Recording childhood memories,Social History of our families..
We have a very flexible programme of events - topics may change, or take 2 sessions.
Future dates & topics -
28th February - Family Changes 1881-1911
28th March - Wills
25th April - DNA
23rd May - Messages for our children
20th June (3rd Thursday)
- DNA - continuation of this topic.
25th July - Letters.
26th September- Letters.
24th October - Influence of the Church and Parish records.
28th November - Family festival traditions.
Contact Family History convenor