Sunday, 29 September 2013

Cambridgeshire FHS Family History Fair

From Cambridgeshire Family History Society (

Saturday 26 October 2013
Girton Glebe Primary School, Girton, CB3 0PN

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,, 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)


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from (print) and (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the OPRs, starts Nov 13th - see

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