United Reformed Church, South Street, Farnham, GU9 7QUThe United Reform Church on South Street is opposite Sainsburys. Buses from Aldershot area stop outside Sainsburys and buses from other areas stop at Borough in West Street from where it is just a 5-minute walk. Parking in Sainsburys Car Park or there is alternative parking in Central Car Park, Victoria Road or Dogflud Way Car Park. The Hall is less than a 10-minute walk from the railway station. For map click here.
Co-ordinator Shirley ForsterSecond Tuesday afternoon of the month
Doors open at 1.30pm. Meeting starts at 2.00pm.
|Tue||9||Feb||Record Keeping||Informal Meeting|
|Tue||8||Mar||Farnham Potteries||David Graham|
|Tue||12||Apr||The Story of Lily Bell II||David Rose|
|Tue||10||May||My treasured artefact||Informal Meeting|
|Tue||14||Jun||Coronerís Inquests||Kathy Chater|
|Tue||13||Sep||The Joe Lyons Story - Food for Thought||Neville Lyons|
|Tue||8||Nov||Life and Death of a Tudor Sailor||Trevor Spacey|
|Tue||13||Dec||Frosts, Freezes and Fairs||Ian Currie|
|Tue||10||Jan||The Golden Age of Postcards||Michael Miller|
|Tue||14||Feb||Surprises found in Certificates||Informal Meeting|
|Tue||14||Mar||Historical Directories & Gazeteers||Gill Blanchard|
|Tue||11||Apr||Members FH problems||Informal Meeting|
|Tue||13||Jun||Bringing Local History to Life||John Owen Smith|
February 9 2016Informal Meeting - Record Keeping
How do you keep track of your research?
March 8David Graham - Farnham Potteries
David is a local archeologist who will tell us about our local Pottery.
April 12David Rose - The Story of Lily Bell II
Come and hear the story of a WW2 plane crash, resulting archeological dig and the hunt for descendents of the crew.
May 10Informal Meeting - My treasured artefact
Come and tell us about your treasured heirloom?
June 14Kathy Chater - Coronerís Inquests
Come and find out what Coroner's Inquests are about and where you'll find them.
September 13Neville Lyons - The Joe Lyons Story - Food for Thought
The Lyons Teashops, the Corner Houses and of course the Nippy waitresses have become part of the social history. But this is only part of the story ....
October 11Informal Meeting - TBA
Please submit any ideas
November 8Trevor Spacey - Life and Death of a Tudor Sailor
Trevor works for the Mary Rose Trust and will give us an insight into the life of the Tudor sailor.
December 13Ian Currie - Frosts, Freezes and Fairs
This illustrated talk will relive the Frost Fairs of the little "ice age"
January 10 2017Michael Miller - The Golden Age of Postcards
His talk covers the birth of picture postcards and their importance in providing an insight into life in the Edwardian age. In particular we look back to the time when postcards became a feature of the seaside holiday.
February 14Informal Meeting - Surprises found in Certificates
Have you found something unusual at the side of a certificate, times when twins are born or a change of name.
March 14Gill Blanchard - Historical Directories & Gazeteers
Come and find out how Directories and Gazeteers could help your research
April 11Informal Meeting - Members FH problems
Are you stuck on one particular ancestor? Bring along the facts and we'll see if we can collectively help.
June 13John Owen Smith - Bringing Local History to Life
John, a Headley researcher makes a welcome return visit.
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