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Farnham Centre

United Reformed Church, South Street, Farnham, GU9 7QU

The 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 Forster

Second Tuesday afternoon of the month
Doors open at 1.30pm. Meeting starts at 2.00pm.


Tue11OctSchool DaysInformal Meeting
Tue8NovLife and Death of a Tudor SailorTrevor Sapey
Tue13DecFrosts, Freezes and FairsIan Currie


Tue10JanThe Golden Age of PostcardsMichael Miller
Tue14FebSurprises found in CertificatesInformal Meeting
Tue14MarHistorical Directories & GazeteersGill Blanchard
Tue11AprMembers FH problemsInformal Meeting
Tue9MayGals for the Vote: The Guildford Suffrage CampaignCarol Brown
Tue13JunBringing Local History to LifeJohn Owen Smith

Forthcoming Meetings

October 11 2016

Informal Meeting - School Days
Let's talk about our school days and/or our ancestors!

November 8

Trevor Sapey - 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 13

Ian Currie - Frosts, Freezes and Fairs
This illustrated talk will relive the Frost Fairs of the little "ice age"

January 10 2017

Michael 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 14

Informal 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 14

Gill Blanchard - Historical Directories & Gazeteers
Come and find out how Directories and Gazeteers could help your research

April 11

Informal Meeting - Members FH problems
Are you stuck on one particular ancestor? Bring along the facts and we'll see if we can collectively help.

May 9

Carol Brown - Gals for the Vote: The Guildford Suffrage Campaign
Come and learn about the suffragette movement in our area.

June 13

John Owen Smith - Bringing Local History to Life
John, a Headley researcher makes a welcome return visit.

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