2018 Meetings Programme

8th January
Robert Parker - Talk on “Electronic Family History”. Using the Internet to search for your family; tips, techniques, free sites and pitfalls. (£5 fee)

5th February
Members’ contributions plus update on familysearch.org and findmypast.co.uk web sites.

5th March
Robert Parker - Talk on “Our ancestors 1939-1945” – the 2nd World War is becoming an important area of study. What sources are available for tracking our ancestors at this crucially important time of their lives and how to gain access to them? (£5 fee)

9th April
Databases – a workshop looking at the main sites to record your family tree.

14th May
Open meeting with 1:1 help.

11th June
Else Churchill - the country’s leading genealogist from the Society of Genealogists. Talk on “I’m stuck - finding that elusive ancestor”. (£5 fee)

9th July
Censuses – a workshop looking at what is available including the 1939 register.

6th August
Open meeting with 1:1 help.

3rd September
Robert Parker - Talk on “Making sense of the census”. A talk for beginners, or those that have been researching for years. Discover something new in the UK census. (£5 fee)

1st October
Occupations – a workshop looking at some of these (professions, apprenticeships, agricultural labourers)

29th October
Open meeting with 1:1 help.

26th November
Christmas meeting – details to be confirmed.