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The meetings are held at the Methodist Church Hall, Queens Way, Bletchley.

Wednesdays, starting at 7.30pm

2019

Subject

Speaker

5th June Film and Sound Archives for Historians
How to find records of ancestors walking, talking and maybe acting
Kathy Chater
3rd July Coram and The Foundling Hospital
The Coram Foundation was the personal creation of a former sea captain, philanthropist and ship builder
Colin Oaks
7th August Bucks Convicts 1770-1870
Convicts tried in the County between 1770 and 1870, the last 100 years of transportation
Ken Griffin
4th September The Enumerator Strikes Back
A fascinating look at the stories of the men and women who created the UK's census returns
Dave Annal
2nd October Down Among The Gypsies
The history and culture of this often maligned community
Dianne Sutton
6th November Was Your Ancestor a Transport Police Officer
Researching the lives of police officers and particularly those who served as railway, dock and canal police
Steve Beaman
4th December Christmas Traditions
Where our traditions come from and how our ancestors  celebrated Christmas
Jef Page

Unless stated otherwise, meetings are held at the Methodist Church Hall, Queens Way, Bletchley, starting at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7.15pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available.

For more information contact Lesley Williams on 01525 378082 or Rex Watson on 01525 381751

Non-Members Welcome