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PETERBOROUGH FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY – 'MY ANCESTOR WAS A PAUPER' – LIZ CARTER

03/10/2018 - 03/10/2018

Doors open at 1900 hours for coffee and chat and the meeting starts at 1930 and finishes at 2100 hours

The Salvation Army Citadel, 1203, Bourges Boulevard, New England, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 2AU, United Kingdom

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Experienced local genealogist Liz gives us the benefit of her experience in exploring some of our poorer ancestors and how to find them in the numerous records available both online, in Record ...


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Visitors are welcome for a suggested donation of £2 per person, members free and Annual Membership is £10 per individual

Yes on the ground floor



All Roads Lead To Smithfield

03/10/2018 - 03/10/2018

7.30pm

Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK2 2HB, United Kingdom

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Many of our ancestors were cattle dealers or the like, and may have spent many a day along the established drovers routes from Scotland or Wales to London. Those that did would have travelled with ...


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Buckinghamshire Family History Society welcomes non-members to its meetings; entry is £4.

Wheelchair access ramp, no internal stairs, disabled convenience.



Heraldic Study Day

04/10/2018 - 04/10/2018

10am-10.40am for registration and refreshments followed by welcome, introduction, speeches, lunch and comfort breaks through the day. Closing remarks at 4.10pm followed by refreshments and farewells.

Hemsley House Masonic Hall, 41-41, The Crescent, Salford, Salford, Lancashire, M5 4PE, United Kingdom

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Lancashire Heraldry Group is holding a Heraldic Study Day in association with the Cheshire, Scottish, Yorkshire and other heraldic societies with a range of speakers. ...


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£20pp including buffet lunch

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Using Lulu For Online Self-Publishing

04/10/2018 - 04/10/2018

One-hour talk from 2 to 3 pm. Society of Genealogists Library and Archives are open from 10 am till 8 pm.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

020 7553 3290

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Lulu (www.lulu.com) has been helping family history researchers capture their family life stories since 2002. It provides easy to use, online, free, independent publishing tools, allowing you to ...


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£8.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £6.40

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Family Historian Software Practical For Intermediate Users

06/10/2018 - 06/10/2018

Half-day course from 10.30 am to 1.00 pm. Society of Genealogists Library and Archives are open from 10 am till 6 pm.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

020 7553 3290

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Family Historian is a powerful, award-winning genealogy program, with comprehensive features designed to meet the needs of anyone new to family history research and the needs of experts. In this ...


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£20.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £16.00

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A Very Important Pantomime – A Historical Review Of The Imperial War Museum’S Library

09/10/2018 - 09/10/2018

7.45pm

Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, SL8 5SX, United Kingdom

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The Imperial War Museum was established in 1917, and the library has always been an integral part of it. In this talk, Sarah Paterson will provide a historical survey and highlights some key ...


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Buckinghamshire Family History Society welcomes non-members to its meetings; entry is £4.

Wheelchair access ramp, no internal stairs, disabled convenience.



Public Servants: Excise Officers, Customs Officers And Postmen

10/10/2018 - 10/10/2018

One-hour talk from 2 to 3 pm. Society of Genealogists Library and Archives are open from 10 am till 6 pm.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

020 7553 3290

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Tracing ancestors who were civil servants can be rewarding if you know the right questions to ask. You have a good chance of finding very detailed sources if any of your ancestors were Customs and ...


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£8.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £6.40

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Hospitals, Nurses, Barber-Surgeons And Surgeons In History

13/10/2018 - 13/10/2018

Half-day course from 10.30 am to 1.00 pm. Society of Genealogists Library and Archives are open from 10 am till 6 pm.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

020 7553 3290

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Find out about the development of hospitals and the emergence of professional nurses and surgeons. In this half-day course, Kevin Brown covers two topics: Session 1 Aspects of hospital and nursing ...


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£20.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £16.00

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The Irish Conference: 'Where do I find it?'

13/10/2018 - 13/10/2018

9.15am-4pm

Civic Arts Centre, 157, Union Road, Hyndburn, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB5 3HZ, United Kingdom

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The Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society's Irish Ancestry Group is holding its one-day Irish Conference: 'Where do I find it?' in Oswaldtwistle with expert speakers. ...


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£20pp including buffet lunch, £14 without lunch.

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Glamorgan Family History Fair

13/10/2018 - 13/10/2018

10am-3.30pm.

Merthyr Leisure Centre, Merthyr Leisure Village, Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, CF48 1UT, United Kingdom

01443434547

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Glamorgan Family History Society's annual Family History Fair – the largest family history fair in Wales – is taking place at Merthyr Leisure Centre. ...


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Free admission.

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Organisation Of The Parish And The Records Created 1550-1840

13/10/2018 - 13/10/2018

Half-day course from 2 to 5 pm. Society of Genealogists Library and Archives are open from 10 am till 6 pm.

Society Of Genealogists' Library And Archives, 14, Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road, Islington, London, London, EC1M 7BA, United Kingdom

020 7553 3290

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In this half-day course, Celia Heritage looks at the everyday running of the parish between the 1550s and late 1800s and covers: - How our ancestors would have been involved in the parish; - Some ...


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£20.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £16.00

Full access - please see our website for details.



DONCASTER Family & Local History Fair With Crafts

13/10/2018 - 13/10/2018

10.00am to 4.00pm

Leger Way, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN2 6AY, United Kingdom

01427 880934

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This annual event features around 50 exhibitors, UK Family & Local History Societies, Free Advice & Help Desks, Railway Research, Transcriptions, Indexes, Genealogy supplies, Books, Data CDs, ...


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Admission just £2, accompanied under 14 free Free Parking

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