Talks

Here is where I'll be talking next.

Physic Garden, Petersfield
Tuesday 12th February, 10.30am
The Origins and Development of Surnames

The Boulevard, Worthing, Sussex, BN13 1NP
Thursday, 21st February, 7.30pm
The Origins and Development of Surnames

Petersfield Community Centre - Free Talk
Tuesday 26th February, 1pm
Searching for your Irish Ancestors

Cosham Baptist Hall, Portsmouth, PO6 2QZ
Monday 4th March, 7.30pm
The Colours of Heraldry - Basic Heraldry

Foster Room, Gosport Road, Stubbington
Tuesday 12th March, 10am
Parish Registers - A Walk Through History

Petersfield Community Centre
Wednesday 20th March, 11.45am - 4pm
Workshop

Petersfield Community Centre - Free Talk
Tuesday 26th March, 1pm
Life on the Manor - using manorial records

Montford Hall, Romsey
Wednesday 27th March, 10am
Census Substitutes

Petersfield Community Centre
Wednesday 3rd April, 11.45am - 4pm
Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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LM01: Getting Started
‘An introduction to family history.’

LM01a: Getting Organised
‘Organise your work, your computer, your desk and yourself!’

LM02: Parish Registers
‘A walk through history.’

LM03: The Treasures of the Parish Chest
‘The records of the parish.’

LM04: Wills Pre 1858
‘Searching for a will proved prior to the National Probate Act.’

LM05: Manorial Records
‘Life on the Manor.’

LM06: Nonconformity
‘The road to toleration.’

LM07: Military Records
‘How to search for your military ancestors.’

LM07a: Army Records
‘How to search for your army ancestors’

LM07b: Naval Records
‘How to search for your naval ancestors’

LM07c: Royal Marines
‘How to search for your Royal Marines ancestors’

LM07d: The Royal Air Force
‘How to search for your Royal Air Force ancestors’

LM08: Searching for Dora NEW
‘A search with more red-herrings than a murder mystery’

LM09: Census Substitutes
‘Directories and lists before the census.’

LM10: Using Maps
‘Tithe, Enclosure, Ordnance Survey and Estate.’

LM11: Transported Across The Seas
‘A tragic case with a happy ending.’

LM12: My Ancestor Came From Hampshire
‘How to search for your Hampshire ancestors.’

LM13: The Colours of Heraldry
‘A colourful lesson in basic heraldry.’

LM14: Workhouses and the Poor
‘Where to look for your pauper ancestors’

LM15: Quarter Sessions Records
‘Records rich in detail and easily accessible’

LM16: The Origins and Development of Surnames
‘Variants, derivations or simply spelling mistakes’

LM17: Title Deeds
‘Records that establish family links and identify the ancestral home’

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