We are a very friendly group made up of experienced family historians and some beginners. Our ethos is to help one another, and we arrange a very varied programme of workshops, speakers and visits. We do not meet in July and August. Please find details of our programme - we are always open to members' suggestions for activities, please do not hesitate to contact us, details below. We look forward to welcoming new members at any of our meetings. Tbis year's subscription is £10 per person.
U3A FAMILY HISTORY 2018-2019
John Mansfield Centre 10.00 – 12.00 noon
3rd TUESDAY OF THE MONTH – MEETING STARTS AT 10.00 A.M.
U3A Family History 2018/19 Programme
September 18th Enrolment. Discussion of the year's programme.
Workshop: how to identify photo dates ny examining dress / uniforms etc.
October 16th Workshop: ways of recording family research; look at methods / examples from group members. Research tips and tricks from Ancestry.com
November 20th Talk by Stephen Perry: "Crowland and the Poor".
December18th Christmas Meeting. Members' facts, memories and stories.
Christmas Buffet (please bring a plate of food to share).
January 15th Talk by John Dewis - "Grandma, what did you do in the Great War".
February 19th Talk by Stacey Kennedy - "Using Archives with an interest to your family history".
March 19th Workshop: Influences on your family tree - things and events that had a major effect. Richard Bradley wiill talk about tethering - how to use a smartphone to connect a computer to the internet.
April 16th Talk by Alan Brooke - "A look at the role of the Workhouses in our society".
May 21st Social History Outing: to be decided
June18th Workshop: achievements and interesting discoveries in your research. Any websites or sources and material you have found useful.
Our meetings are held at The John Mansfield Centre, Western Avenue, Dogsthorpe, PE1 4HX - there is a bus service (route 5) from the Peterborough bus station.
Contact – Richard Noble 07530 925120 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sally Williams 01733 269634 email email@example.com
Usual activity day: Tuesday