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PETERBOROUGH FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY – 'OUTSIDE VISIT TO THORNEY'

13/08/2018 - 13/08/2018

Meet at Thorney Abbey at 1800 hrs for tea/coffee and home made cakes. Parking is available cloes to the Abbey or in the Heritage Centre close by

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Dorothy and Margaret who came to the Society for the April meeting will take us on guided walk of the lovely village of Thorney and if time permits a visit to the Heritage Centre. We will assemble ...


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£6 per person to cover cost and please notify Carol Abell on cabaret27@btinternet.com if you wish to attend to help with the catering

Yes all on ground level



Parish Registers Online

14/08/2018 - 14/08/2018

7.45pm

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

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Parish registers are the most important resource for family history before the start of civil registration in 1837, and there are increasing numbers of indexes, transcriptions and images online. ...


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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.



Getting The Most From The Society Of Genealogists' Online Data - Free Talk

15/08/2018 - 15/08/2018

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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The Society of Genealogists has made more than 11 million records available online. The collection is known as SoG Data Online. If you're a Member of the Society, you can view the full details of any ...


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Free

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Family Tree Maker Software Essentials For Beginners And Refreshers

18/08/2018 - 18/08/2018

Full-day course from 10.30 am to 5.00 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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In this full-day workshop, Mike Bollinger starts by giving a good overview of the features of the Family Tree Maker program. During the day, Mike covers: - How to create your family tree; - How ...


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£40.00; discounted for Members of Society of Genealogists £32.00

Full. Please see our website for details.



Coram's Children - The Story Of The Foundling Hospital

18/08/2018 - 18/08/2018

2pm

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Jane King will recount the struggle of Thomas Coram at the beginning of the 18th century to establish the Foundling Hospital - Britain's first and only home solely for illegitimate children - and how ...


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

Wheelchair access ramp, no internal stairs.



Family Historian Software Practical For Intermediate Users

25/08/2018 - 25/08/2018

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

Full. Please see our website for details.



Secret Lives: Hidden Voices of our Ancestors Conference

31/08/2018 - 02/09/2018

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Watling Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 3JA, United Kingdom

020 7553 3290

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The exciting Secret Lives Conference is themed around 'Hidden Voices of our Ancestors' and boasts a range of top speakers and exhibitors from across the globe, organised by the Society of ...


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Full all-inclusive conference £320/£370; day tickets £40-£150 (Saturday including gala banquet); other rates available, see website for details.

Yes, including a number of bedrooms with wheelchair access.



PETERBOROUGH FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY – 'BRICK WALLS AND BREAKTHROUGHS'

05/09/2018 - 05/09/2018

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

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

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Members share their successes and brick walls in researching Family History – this includes sharing ideas and solutions. This can be useful to both old and new members. ...


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

Yes on ground floor



Life In North Bucks During The Commonwealth And Restoration

05/09/2018 - 05/09/2018

7.30pm.

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

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A talk in which Geoff Swindells looks at how the Commonwealth and Restoration affected the lives of middle-class families during the mid 17th century, with reference to some named residents of the ...


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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.



Bedfordshire FHS Talk "The Many Ways Of Counting Our Days"

07/09/2018 - 07/09/2018

7.15 p.m. for 7.30 p.m.

Mark Rutherford Upper School, Wentworth Drive, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 8PX, United Kingdom

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Colin Oakes is our visiting speaker on Friday 7th September at 7.15 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. when he will talk about how our calendar developed from Republican Rome through Julius Caesar (the Julian ...


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Members Free, Visitors £1

Flat access.



All Drawn By Horses

11/09/2018 - 11/09/2018

7.45pm

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

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In this talk, Ian Waller looks at the horse drawn transport age from the mail coaching networks to transport on the estate or farm. A huge number of carriages, carts and wagons existed and Ian will ...


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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.



U3A Peak District Family History Network Conference 2018

15/09/2018 - 15/09/2018

8.30am-5.30pm

Palace Hotel, Palace Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AG, United Kingdom

01298 70959

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Following on from the great success of its nine previous family history events, the U3A Peak District Family History Network has organised another Family History Conference for 15 September 2018 at ...


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£23 including stands, talks, refreshments, two-course buffet lunch and a prize draw

Yes. More details on the Palace Hotel website at https://www.britanniahotels.com/hotels/palace-hotel-buxton/disabled-facilities



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