Sunday, 29 September 2013

Cambridgeshire FHS Family History Fair

From Cambridgeshire Family History Society (www.cfhs.org.uk):

FAMILY HISTORY FAIR
Saturday 26 October 2013
Girton Glebe Primary School, Girton, CB3 0PN
10.00-16.00

Have you been inspired by ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ to look into your family history? Have you been researching your family history for a while and come up against a brick wall? Come along to the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Fair and get free advice from local family history experts. There will be a free internet research room run by the Society’s volunteers with access to findmypast.co.uk, ancestry.co.uk, britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk as well as the Society’s own transcribed parish records.

Plus talks from expert speakers…
  • Using The National Archives - Simon Fowler
  • 20th Century Research - Ian Waller
  • Newspapers - Mike Petty
  • Dating Victorian Photos - Tom Doig
  • Computer Research - Helen Tarbox
  • 200 Years of Civil Registration - Louise Clover
  • War Memorials - Martin Edwards

and more than 20 exhibitors…
  • CFHS March Branch
  • East of London FHS
  • Essex FHS
  • Felixstowe FHS
  • Federation of Family History Societies
  • Histon History Society
  • Huntingdonshire FHS
  • Norfolk FHS
  • Northamptonshire FHS
  • Peterborough FHS
  • Romany & Traveller FHS
  • Royston FHS
  • Cambridgeshire Archives
  • Cambridgeshire Local Studies
  • CAB Search – acid free storage products
  • Desira – old postcards
  • Family Tree magazine
  • Keepsake Imagery – photographic restoration & retouching
  • Maxbal Genealogy - family tree charts
  • Robert Parker – myfamilygenealogy
  • Roll of Honour – war memorials
  • Tom Doig – Victorian photograph identification & dating

Admission to the fair is free, but attendance at talks is priced at £2 per person, per lecture. Free car parking will be available on site. The Citi 6 bus stops very close to the school and runs every 20 minutes from/to Cambridge city centre.

(With thanks to Lisa Newman)

Chris

My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from http://www.gould.com.au (print) and http://www.gen-ebooks.com/unlock-the-past.html (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Tracing-Your-Irish-History-on-the-Internet/p/3889/. My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the OPRs, starts Nov 13th - see http://pharostutors.com.

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