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Programme for 2018

Past Programmes

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Jan 3rd   Research Workshop

      This meeting will start with 2 short talks on “Celtic Research”

      (i) civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie    Eirwen Palmer
      (ii) www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk    Hilary Tily

Feb 7th   ”Villages taken by Stevenage New Town” (E)

      Hugh Madgin

Mar 7th  “The Broken Branch” (E)

      Ian Waller

March    Trip to TNA & Kew Gardens

      Date to be confirmed

Apr 4th  “Master of the Seas” (E)

      Meryl Catty

May 2nd  ”Life in a Welsh coal mining town”

      Eirwen Palmer

Jun 6th   “Folk Cures and Remedies” (E)

      Tom Doig

Jul 4th    “The Parish Chest”

      Hilary Tily

Aug 1st  ”The Countess of Lytton’s Hospital 1914-1919” (E)

      Jill Campbell

Sep 5th  “The Whittington Family of Stevenage: Publican, Agriculturists and Philanthropists

      Claire Riches

Sep 22nd  Family History Day

Oct 3rd    15th Birthday Celebrations: Family History Quiz

      Chris Lewan, Dave Watt

Oct 6th    Trip to TNA & Kew Gardens

Nov 7th   Annual General Meeting

      followed by a commemoration of WW1

Dec 5th   Occupations: 4 short talks from members

      Publicans, Silk weavers + 2 more to be announced

(E) indicates an external speaker - all other presentations are given by SFHS members

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