On-Line Talks

 

Covid19  2021:

As all branch meetings are now cancelled until further notice we shall be  running a series of on-line meetings via Zoom for members only.

Details of these meetings are as 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
April 26thSOCIAL EVENING.
Sharing research, useful sources, problem solving or just chatting
May 10thBEST FOOT FORWARD - SHOEMAKERS & CORDWAINERS.
Every community would have its shoemaker or cordwainer. Mechanisation and mass production diminished their role significantly. This talk examines what the cordwainer or shoemaker did, where the records are and what happened when the factories took over.
Ian Waller -
May 17thBIRTH& DEATH - DISCOVER THE HIDDEN SECRETS OF REGISTRATION.
Antony is a former deputy registrar of births, deaths and marriages, now a professional genealogist & chair of AGRA. This talk will look at the complex rules of registering birth and death events, uncovering the complexities and hidden information these records can contain.
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
June 21stMURDER, SEX & MAYHEM -
From martyrs, grisliest of dooms, whippings, wife beating and brawls to all manner of mayhem, accidental or otherwise - all as depicted i our churches. A follow up to Johns excellent talk in March.
John Vigar -
June 7thEXPLORING NORTHANTS ARCHIVES - an informal presentation bringing you up to date with changes, new collections, cataloguing, visiting and news.Sarah Bridges -
Archives & Heritage Service Manager.
July & AugustSummer Recess no online meetings
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 -
October 4thDATING & UNDERSTANDING OLD PHOTOGRAPHSStephen Gill FRPS
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
December 6thCHRISTMAS SOCIAL EVENING