Walton-On-Thames CentrePlease note the change of venue from January 2018
Ashley Church of England Primary School, Ashley Road, Walton on Thames, KT12 1HXMeetings take place in the hall of Ashley School which is in the centre of Walton.
Parking is available in the school car park – the car park entrance is 50 metres after the main school entrance. Walton on Thames station is about a 20 minute walk away.
For the map click here.
Co-ordinator Tim WilliamsEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fourth Tuesday in month
Doors Open at 7.15pm. Meeting starts at 7.45pm.
|Tue||24||Sep||7.45 pm||Using maps: Tithe, Enclosure, Ordnance Survey and Estate Maps||Les Mitchinson|
|Tue||22||Oct||7.45 pm||Catching up with FamilySearch||Sharon Hintze|
|Tue||26||Nov||7.45 pm||Victorian Life Upstairs and Downstairs||Dr. Judy Hill|
|Tue||28||Jan||7.45 pm||DNA for Beginners||Debbie Kennett|
|Tue||25||Feb||7.45 pm||Tracing your Irish Ancestors||Jane Lewis|
|Tue||24||Mar||7.45 pm||Parish Registers Online||Peter Christian|
|Tue||28||Apr||7.45 pm||Unusual Occupations||Informal meeting|
|Tue||26||May||7.45 pm||What Makes a Marriage? : Rules & Records||Antony Marr|
|Tue||23||Jun||7.45 pm||Everyone has a story to tell||Patricia Mitchinson|
September 24 2019Les Mitchinson - Using maps: Tithe, Enclosure, Ordnance Survey and Estate Maps
Professional genealogist Les Mitchinson looks at how Tithe and Enclosure maps can help you to learn more about your distant ancestors, and also covers other useful maps for family historians.
October 22Sharon Hintze - Catching up with FamilySearch
Sharon Hintze gives an update on the many recent developments at FamilySearch, which is a free source of family history records worldwide, and which now also offers a range of other resources which can help you in your family history research.
November 26Dr. Judy Hill - Victorian Life Upstairs and Downstairs
Historian Dr Judy Hill reviews the reasons for the vast increase in domestic servants in Victorian society, and looks at their way of life and working conditions.
January 28 2020Debbie Kennett - DNA for Beginners
Are you thinking of taking a DNA test? Do you want to know how it might help your family tree research? Or how to interpret the results? Debbie Kennett is the leading expert on DNA in family history, and will show you how DNA testing can help you.
February 25Jane Lewis - Tracing your Irish Ancestors
Jane Lewis from Surrey History Centre will tell you about the many sources for Irish genealogical research, with tips and techniques on how to use them and overcome some potential problems.
March 24Peter Christian - Parish Registers Online
Online genealogy expert Peter Christian reviews the many and growing sources of Parish Registers online, both free and commercial, and how to find out whether the registers for a particular parish are available online. He will also look at their advantages and shortcomings, and how to make the most of these resources.
April 28Informal meeting - Unusual Occupations
An informal meeting looking at the unusual occupations of some of our ancestors.
May 26Antony Marr - What Makes a Marriage? : Rules & Records
Professional genealogist and former registrar Antony Marr will look at the laws and rules of modern marriage, explain the legal processes and registration and delve into the history of this special event. He will discuss the finding and interpretation of marriage records, how to track down divorces and perhaps identify a bigamist in the family.
June 23Patricia Mitchinson - Everyone has a story to tell
Patricia Mitchinson gives a ‘behind the scenes’ look at how the first BBC TV series of Who Do You Think You Are? started, and how it has led to the growing interest in family history today.
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