We have a full programme, including speakers, members’ evenings and outings. An archive of reports of previous year’s meetings is available. Book Stall and Reference Library plus refreshment are available at the meeting.
Our meetings start with tea/coffee & biscuits, exchange of news and information, plus on-line research for anyone wishing to further their family history please bring your notes with you, experienced researchers are on hand to assist if required.
If you would like us to attend one of your events please get in touch.
COMPUTER RESEARCH SESSIONS
Our team of experienced researchers will be in Wisbech Library on the first Tuesday of each month from 10am – 12 noon.
They offer help with family research to anyone attending. We will also show you how to access all the library facilities including 2 subscription sites free through the library. If you bring your laptop you will be shown how you can do your own research, or reserachers will use their own laptops and do your research with you.
Baytree Garden Centre, Hilgay.
A small team of researchers are in BAYTREE in HILGAY (Steel’s Drove, Hilgay, Downham Market PE38 0QH) on second Monday of the month from 11 – 2.30 you will find us in the restaurant offering help with your family research.
Computer research sessions are FREE. Everyone welcome.
FAMILY HISTORY MEETINGS
Everyone welcome to attend our meetings held on fourth Thursday of each month in Wisbech Library, Ely Place, Wisbech from 7 – 9 p.m.
Members free. Non-members £2.
For further information on any of the above please call 01945 587723
2020 Meeting Programme
Our NEXT MEETING on Thursday 27th February will be another helpful and informative talk by a very experienced family historian. Alan JOHNSON will give a talk about writing our family history offering guidance on how to make it interesting and readable for others.
Jonathan & Susanah Farmer
Using the internet effectively
Writing your family history or archives
Members Meeting Margaret Lake
Beyond 1939 Rationing – Bring your family memories
The Long Paper Trail
World War 2 and 1947 Flood
Margaret Lake & Bridget Holmes
AGM -Wim Zwalf
Party – Roger Symonds + others
Secrets and Surprises in your family
Summaries of Past Meetings
The November meeting is traditionally a social event with a “bring and share” buffet and some social activities and festive quizzes. The focus of the
The speaker was Margaret Lake talking about her maternal great-grandmother who was born in 1842 in Appleby, Westmorland. The talk was illustrated with photographs and
Bryan is an experienced local historian and speaker and he used to be a local history tutor in Cambridge. He prefaced his talk by saying