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CamberleyFarnhamGuildfordWalton on ThamesWoking

Farnham Centre

The Spire Church, South Street, Farnham, GU9 7QU

The Spire Church (formerly 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 or Victoria Road. The Hall is less than a 10-minute walk from the railway station. For map click here.

Co-ordinator Shirley Forster

Email: farnham@wsfhs.org
Second Tuesday afternoon of the month
Doors open at 1.30pm. Meeting starts at 2.00pm.

2019

Tue11Jun2.00 pmA Rector reports John Owen Smith
Tue9Jul2.00 pmNo Meeting
Tue13Aug2.00 pmNo Meeting
Tue10Sep2.00 pmThey're Not ThereJeanne Bunting
Sat5Oct2.00 pmYour Ancestors in the Newspapers Richard Heaton
Tue12Nov2.00 pmMy Favourite Research areaInformal Meeting
Tue10Dec2.00 pmClandon House – The Fire Margaret Taylor

2020

Tue14Jan2.00 pmGetting OrganisedLes Mitchinson
Tue11Feb2.00 pmMemorabiliaInformal Meeting
Tue10Mar2.00 pmGuildford CathedralJanet Mathews
Tue14Apr2.00 pmThe Secret History of a 20th Century FamilySteve Welch
Tue12May2.00 pmRecent DiscoveriesInformal Meeting
Tue9Jun2.00 pmLife & Labour in a Country VillageJane Lewis (SHC)
Tue14Jul2.00 pmNo Meeting
Tue11Aug2.00 pmNo Meeting

Forthcoming Meetings

June 11 2019

John Owen Smith - A Rector reports
A Rector reports - an illustrated
talk on the notebooks of Wallis Hay Laverty, Rector of Headley

July 9

No Meeting

August 13

No Meeting

September 10

Jeanne Bunting - They're Not There
They usually are and Jeanne will explore the various reasons why you can’t find them in the census and the 1939 Register

October 5

Richard Heaton - Your Ancestors in the Newspapers
Richard will show us what can be discovered about our ancestors through the newspapers

November 12

Informal Meeting - My Favourite Research area
What is your favourite topic in Family History Research? Military records, School records, Diaries, Newspapers, Photographs or a particular period in time.

December 10

Margaret Taylor - Clandon House – The Fire
Margaret will tell us about the fire, what was discovered as a result and future plans for Clandon House.

January 14 2020

Les Mitchinson - Getting Organised
Les will give us ideas of how to sort out our computers and family history papers

February 11

Informal Meeting - Memorabilia
This proved very popular before so bring along another piece of memorabilia and tell us about it.

March 10

Janet Mathews - Guildford Cathedral
Janet is a Cathedral Tour Guide and will tell us about the history of the building.

April 14

Steve Welch - The Secret History of a 20th Century Family
Steve's family always believed his father had no siblings, then suddenly in Jan 2017 the strangest thing happened!!

May 12

Informal Meeting - Recent Discoveries
What discoveries have you made recently? Was it through a new web site, new records or DNA come and tell us about it.

June 9

Jane Lewis (SHC) - Life & Labour in a Country Village
A talk based on a study of Headley, which reveals the often hidden lives of agricultural workers in the latter half of the 19th century.

July 14

No Meeting

August 11

No Meeting


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