20220422 UnderUsedResources 100pxFor our April online talk Lady Mary Teviot makes a return to talk about "Under Used Resources for Genealogical Research". The talk will be on Friday 22nd April at 20:30, is free and for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

20220325 DavidBell ThePlagueDoctorIn the 1600s the odds were stacked against most people when it came to surviving a pandemic. There was no 'science', 'flattening the curve' or lowering the 'R number'. It was a case of 'que sera sera' and getting on with life. As we hopefully move into less worrying times let's take a pause and let David Bell lead us for a laugh about plague and other illnesses through the ages. The talk is on Friday 25th Mar 2022, is free and for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

20220225 Penny Walters UK Censuses Dr. Penny Walters makes a welcome return to give a topical talk on The UK Censuses 1801 - 1921. The talk is on Friday 25th Feb 2022, is free and for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

20220128 StokePogesChurchyardWe start 2022 with Gill Blanchard making a welcome return to talk about "The Dead Relly Hunt" - Churchyards, Cemeteries and their Records. The talk is on Friday 28th Jan, is free and for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

20211126 ParishRegisters AWalkThroughHistory 100pxOn 26th November we welcome back Les Mitchinson who will give us a walk through the history of parish registers. This talk is free and is for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

20211122 The Long Paper Trail 100pxOn 22nd October Sue Paul will use an example of the papers discovered in an attic to demonstrate how we may find forebears hidden in private papers held in archives. This talk is free and is for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

20210924 Trades And Occupations 100pxOn 24th September David Cufley will show methods to reasearch trades using examples fpr brickmakers, ratcatchers and calico printers. This talk is free and is for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

20210827 Judy Hill 1832 Rural Queries 100pxOn 27th August Judy Hill will tell us all about the 1832 Rural Queries. This talk is free and is for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

QSBooks2On 23rd July Tony Sargeant will discuss Quarter Sessions and other courts.

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20210528 1939Census 100pxThe 1939 Register was taken on 29 September. It was devised to produce 40 million Identity Cards, when rationing was introduced. The information recorded provides a huge bridge between the last published census (1911) and 1939. Join Dr. Penny Walters on 28th May to hear all about the most recent census currently available. This talk is free and is for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

20210625 placenames littlesnoring 100pxOn 25th June Anthony Poulton-Smith will engage us all about the origins of place names. This talk is free and is for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

20210423 Civil Registration 100pxOn 23rd April Mary Teviot discusses Civil Registration, the pitfalls of the indexes, spelling variants and errors in digitisation. This talk is free and is for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.

20210326 Migration Slums 100pxIn March Laurie Page talks about migration and what do to when we get stuck. This free talk is on Friday 26th Mar and is for members only. If you wish to see this talk and are not yet a member you can join here.