Swindon

 

Swindon branch 

Thursday 14th March 2024  -  Via Zoom

The Ill, the impoverished, the illegitimate and the insane  -  Janet Few

Janet is an experienced and qualified family, social and community historian who lectures regularly on these subjects throughout the UK and overseas. She has spoken at many national and international genealogical events and is also a wel known author.  This evening she will tell us about the many and fascinating records of the workhouse, hospitals, asylums and the overseers of the poor.  

Thursday 28th March 2024

Wiltshire Folklore  -  Julie Davis

 A fascinating look at the development and evolution of folklore, with examples of Wiltshire myths, tales and remedies.

Thursday 11th April 2024 - Via Zoom

Non-confirmity for Family Historians  -  Alan Ruston

Alan will talk about the various churches that have existed in Britain since the 17th century, what they were and are, and the unique records they have produced.  They are very different to those of the Church of England.

Our meetings are held on the Fourth Thursday of each month, starting at 7.30 pm and we would be very pleased to welcome you there.Please note that our future meetings will be held at Central Community Centre, Emlyn Square, Swindon SN1 5BP (Click for map) and not in Gorse Hill 3Community Centre.  There is parking available at the hall.

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