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Dec
20

New Zoom Workshop Videos added to the Site

Look on the 'Resources' menu for the latest recordings of Zoom workshops that have been added to the site. The page link is https://www.nwkfhs.org.uk/resources/all-other/zoom-talk-videos-2 If you have missed any workshops or talks, all the recordings are available to members on our web site. If you cannot find the subject you want help wi...

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Jan
18

Scottish Interest Group Discussion

The Society has a Scottish Interest Group (SIG) that discusses aspects of researching their ancestors that were born, lived married or died in Scotland. At the last Zoom meeting on the 12th January, we discussed the highland clearances and the families that were affected by them. This raised a question about the timeline for this period of tho...

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Jan
10

Trade Sources - Rural Life Workshop on 13th Jan

The subject of trade and occuaption sources is vast. David  has previously done the workshop based on the themes 'Family History' and 'One Places'. Now he has prepared one on Rural Life and agricultural trades. While there is some overlap it does use other records.  The guidance notes and the flow diagram on this web s...

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Nov
30

Workshop - Medieval documents part 1 and 2

Part 1: A look at some online sites with medieval records and information on 2nd December. Followed by Part 2 the use of early Manorial records to overlap the start of parish registers post 1538, a case study of methodology on 9th December. Contact Workshop.booking@nwkfhs.org.uk. 

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Nov
10

Family History Federation is hosting a virtual show on the 14th November 2020.

FHF REALLY USEFUL Family History Show will include 24 FREE Quality Talks, Exclusive Goody Bag, Specialist Vendors, Special Show Offers, Records & Books, Expert Help & Advice, Family History Societies, PLUS Much More … See https://www.familyhistoryfederation.com/ for more details. NWKFHS will be available to give advice during the day a...

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Aug
25

Zoom workshops and discussion groups start

The Society is very pleased to announce workshops and discussion group meetings are available to members. Contact workshop.booking@nwkfhs.org.uk with the subject you want for the workshop you wish to attend. If you want to be part of a discussion group then let let us know the topic you wish to discuss. If you are an out of area member or an overse...

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Aug
14

First Workshop Zoom trial run yesterday successfully

News for all members that use Zoom we have now run our first workshop (13 August 2020). The trial went well and we hope to be announcing soon the dates and times to all members of other workshops. We need your ideas of what workshops should be the first to be run. We would also like you to say what times and the day of the week&...

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