ONLINE MEETINGS (members only)

Our online meetings are held on the fourth Monday of the month (except December when it is held on the first Monday). The talks cover a wide variety of resources to help members with their research.

The programme for upcoming meetings is shown below.

Members can register for each talk by completing the registration form in the Members’ Only Area of our website.

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Log-in details will be sent to you by email prior to each meeting.  Meetings start at 7.30pm with login open from 7.00pm.

Please click here to see our Short Guide to Using Zoom Meetings.

DateTitle / SubjectSpeaker
26 FebruaryRagged, poor and mischievous or young thieves and Street Arabs:
Researching criminal children.

Children throughout history have been mischievous but their acts often
meant they were classed as criminals. The talk will show where to find the
wealth of records to find out more.
Linda Hammond
25 MarchDeath certificates and archaic terms of cause of death.
A look at what those terms mean and other information you can glean.
David Church
22 AprilThe Victorians and Entertainment.
From the music hall to the seaside and football and many other entertainments,
the talk will show how they turned enjoyment for all into big business.
Dr Judy Hill
27 MayMembers’ Evening and Help Desk.
Sharing research information, stories and help desk.
24 JuneThere’s none as queer as folk.
Most communities have their own traditions, peculiarities and dialect and
this talk gives examples of such traditions (often humorous) and
puts them in the context of village and town life.
Ian Waller