Camberley Adult Education Centre, France Hill Drive, Camberley, GU15 3QBFor map click here.
Co-ordinator: Lesley HallEmail: email@example.com
Third Wednesday of the month
Doors open at 7pm. Meeting starts at 7.30pm.
|Sat||15||Feb||2.00 pm||'Westward Ho!' - Emigration from the British Isles to North America||Sharon Hintze|
|Sat||21||Mar||2.00 pm||'A Grandmother's Legacy' - 5 Generations of a British raj family||Jenny Mallin|
|Wed||15||Apr||7.30 pm||'The Broken Branch'||Ian Waller|
|Wed||20||May||7.30 pm||'Out of Sight, Out of Mind' - Sources for the History of Surrey's Mental Hospitals 1770 - 1990||Julian Pooley|
February 15 2020Sharon Hintze - 'Westward Ho!' - Emigration from the British Isles to North America
In this, the 400th anniversary year of the Mayflower arriving in America, the talk will start in the 16th century by highlighting migrant groups who made their way to America. After 1783 groups are replaced by families and individuals continuing ties across the pond.
March 21Jenny Mallin - 'A Grandmother's Legacy' - 5 Generations of a British raj family
Jenny is a traveller, writer and has featured on BBC Women's Hour and in WDYTYA magazine. Her talk will focus on her research into 5 generations of her mothers family lives in colonial India, including the Railway, Telegraph, Schools and other British institutions set up in India as well as the history and provenance of an unknown cuisine - the first fusion food of its type - Anglo Indian food, inspired by her grandmother's cookbook. She will also talk about the resources used in her research.
April 15Ian Waller - 'The Broken Branch'
Ian is a well known genealogist, author and speaker. His talk will focus on when someone changes a name and the challenges this causes for family historians Discover the reasons and useful tips on how the name change can be discovered.
May 20Julian Pooley - 'Out of Sight, Out of Mind' - Sources for the History of Surrey's Mental Hospitals 1770 - 1990
Julian, from the Surrey History Centre will trace the history of the care of the mentally ill and mentally handicapped in Surrey from the late 18th century, and show how the records of private asylums in Surrey's quarter sessions records, and the archives of Surrey's many mental hospitals illustrate the changes in treatments, and how these can be used by family historians.