History 2 - Previous Topics

Talks this year

Date Speaker (or Visit Organiser) Subject Venue
Monday, January 15, 2018 Mike Bates Family and associated areas Mike Bates
Monday, February 19, 2018 Ken Reeve Views of the Great War Mike Bates
Thursday, March 1, 2018 Maureen Waugh, admin Mike Bates Art of Protest' Exhibition, Leicester VISIT
Monday, March 20, 2018 Maureen Waugh Women in Family History Mike Bates
Monday, April 16, 2018 Richard Edwards A Gold Plated Shipwreck Richard Edwards
Monday, May 21, 2018 Mike Bates Laxton Three Field System Farming Village and/or National Holocaust Centre at Laxton VISIT
Monday, June 18, 2018 Helen Hay Historic Markets Helen Hay
Monday, July 16, 2018 Summer Break
Monday, August 20, 2018 Mike Bates Southwell Workhouse VISIT
Monday, Sepember 17 2018 Denise Buchan Joanna the Mad
Monday, October 15 2018 Mike Bates Settlements along the River Sence Mike Bates
Monday, January 21 2019 Helen Long Dark Ages Helen Long
Monday, February 18, 2019 Ken Reeve Battles of Britain Mike Bates
Monday, March 18, 2019 Jenni Shelton History in Knighton and Stoneygate
Monday, April 15, 2019 Mike Bates Norman Leicester onwards Mike Bates
Monday, May 20, 2019 Maureen Waugh An Ancestor History Mike Bates

Other subjects covered in previous talks
- Family History and Records – Methodology
- Family Stories –Surviving the Blitz in London and Berlin
- Housing for Colliery Workers in 1920s and on-going
- History of Spencefield Lane, Evington
- Family History and Records
- World War 1, Skeleton in the Cupboard
- Discussion around our Family Histories and Records
- Children of the ‘Mayflower’ and the Pilgrim Fathers
- Christmas Social and history talk around pictures or objects (2014 to 2017 inclusive)
- For England and Alice
- Migration and Anecdotes
- Leicestershire Churches
- Historical aspects of Protest Groups
- History discussion around our Pictures and Objects
- Welsh Castles
- Ancient Woodlands
- Leicester Royal Infirmary and Chapel
- From Barrack to Ballymoney (a history of the family)
- Camping and Caravanning History
- The Story of a Welsh Mountain
- Knaptoft
- A Welsh Do-Gooder
- Family History Research in Germany
- Ancient Trackways and Roads
- History in Kilby
- Charles Dickens
- Ancient City Plans
- Abbey Park
- Calendars, Past Money Systems and Accounting
- Syria
- Family and associated areas
- Views of the Great War
- My Ancestral Homes
- A Gold Plated Shipwreck