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13 May 2021
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onIf you have taken an awe inspiring photograph that has a connection with our area or family history research send it to chairman@nwkfhs.org.uk to be entered in the 2022 Calendar competition. ...
04 May 2021
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The administration of the web site has been started today and will be done progressively over the next week. If you have lost access to the MOA make sure you renewed your membership for 2021. It should have been done on the 1st January.  ...
16 April 2021
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Events

 Latest Society Mid April eNewsletter available on community/news-journals/nwkfhs-newsletters

14 April 2021
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Next FREE talk for all Saturday 1st May 10am for 10.30 Donna Rutherford (Part 1)- "DNA for beginners"  Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/81714661579?pwd=VDdrd2ZTaGZ0MnVqT1hmYzhWblFiUT09 Meeting ID: 817 1466 1579Passcode: 973577...
12 April 2021
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FREE talk by 'Elizabeth Barton - the Holy Maid of Kent' talk by Melanie Gibson Barton on Tuesday evening 13th April 7.00 for 7.30.pm Her Talk is about Elizabeth Barton of Aldington. The Prophetess who was executed for speaking against Henry VIII...
06 April 2021
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Join North West Kent Family History Society to ask about our area and the people that lived in it. Our experts are available on the chat line to welcome you and answer your questions. You can come to our stand using the following link https://www.fhf...
12 March 2021
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Email request of the Library. The owner of www.Ghostsigns.co.uk contacted the library saying he was writing a book about London's 'ghost' signs and plans to include the one attached, photographed here by my co-author Roy Reed (see below). It is causi...
12 March 2021
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Email request of the Library. I was wondering if you could help point me in the right direction to find some information. My step dad and I were walking in beside a stream which ran down the hillside towards Birling. The stream was crossed by two foo...
12 March 2021
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Enquiry of the Library, 24 February 2021. I am assisting my brother, Dean Storckmann, with some research into his family history. His Grandfather was held at the Prisoner of War Camp in Swanscombe and went on to marry a local girl. It was known as Mi...
12 March 2021
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An open meeting for family historians to talk and ask about researching family history. Mike our Vice Chairman will co-host the session to moderate the discussions. The idea is everyone is muted and when they want to speak, they can use the 'raise ha...
08 March 2021
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Ian is a retired professional genealogist with over 30 years experience in English research ,a former Chairman of and a Fellow of AGRA (The Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives) and has published several books related to Family res...
20 February 2021
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FindMyPast discount code Did you know that Society members get 15% off FMP subscriptions? The cheapest FMP subs is £79.99 which means a discount of £12, yet the Society annual subs is only £10. There is an even bigger saving if you pay the FMP P...
10 February 2021
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 At Wednesday 10-2-2021 workshop one of the exercises to make connections was to compare birthdates of the participants. The calculation to figure out the probability of finding two people with the same birth date in a given group says that the ...
10 February 2021
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We have received the first pictures of local Lucy Boxes. This one is in Martin Dene, Bexleyheath. ...
08 February 2021
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The original speaker for Thursday evening, at the last moment, is unavailable.  The talk now will be 'Where will we be without Vincent, Keyes, Pam and Mayhew?' The talk will be a journey through London using four authors of Local ...
03 February 2021
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At Wednesday 3rd February's discussion group Victor told of a new activity when you are exercising by walking your local area. Its 'I spy Lucy Boxes', which are street furniture used to house electrical terminals for tramways, electrical st...
03 February 2021
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At the discussion group yesterday (Wednesday 3 February) it was mentioned that the same address was mentioned in the parishn registers for a number of entries for both parties to the same marriages. The address quoted was 101 Gosterwoo...
03 February 2021
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 Dont forget to login to Zoom talk "The Inns of Court" By Ian Bevan on Saturday 6th February 10 am till 12.00 In 2006 Ian successfully completed the City of London Guides course and in October 2017 he was proud to be granted Freedom of the ...
03 February 2021
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24 January 2021
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The Society has been asked by members to provide a recording of the workshops and presentations so that they can be viewed at their convenience. Rather than have to alter their diaries. While the recording will miss the Q & A session it does make...