On-Line Talks

 

Online meetings via Zoom will re-commence on 6th of September.
The 1st Monday of the month will be talks with a speaker & the 4th Monday will be local interest meetings. The later will look at various areas of the County, based loosely on the parishes within each Poor Law Union, and detail useful resources for research in that area such as parish chest records, estate collections, local sources and more!

The programme to the end of 2021 is given below. Members can register for each talk by emailing info@northants-fhs.org beforehand.

Non members can join [NFHS here].

Details of how to log in will be sent to you by email prior to sesion. The Zoom meeting will be open to log into the session from 7.00 pm. 

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

 

DateTitle / SubjectSpeaker
September 6th19th CENTURY EMIGRATION
This talk looks at the development of the emigration system, the various assisted passage schemes and gives pointers about how to find information in both this country and the destination county.
Ian Waller -
September 27thResources for researching in POTTERSPURY Poor Law Union parishes
October 4thDATING & UNDERSTANDING OLD PHOTOGRAPHSStephen Gill FRPS
October 25thResources for researching in DAVENTRY Poor Law Union parishes
November 1stWHAT MAKES A MARRIAGE- RULES & RECORDS
Antony is a former deputy registrar of births, deaths and marriages, now a professional genealogist & chair of AGRA. An entertaining look at the laws and rules of modern and historical marriage, explaining the legal processes, registration and history of this special event. The talk covers the finding and interpretation of marriage records, how to track down divorces and perhaps identify a bigamist in the family.
If you have a specific query on a certificate, then it will be possible to send Antony an image in advance (via info@northants-fhs.org) so that he can see the exact wording and be able to give an answer to your question.
Antony Marr
November 22ndResources for researching in OUNDLE Poor Law Union parishes
December 6thCHRISTMAS SOCIAL EVENING