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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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The latest Society eNewsletter for February is now available to download from the website.

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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...
23 January 2021
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One of our members has contacted the Library to tell us of the success she has had researching her Indian ancestors using the familysearch.org web site. You may need to register on the site, but it is free. The Indian collections include:- India, Dea...
17 January 2021
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        At Joanna Friel's presentation to the Society on Saturday 16th January 2020 entitled "Chislehurst Characters" in the Q and A session she was asked about Pascall's brickfield on Red Hill now White Horse Hill and if the bric...
10 January 2021
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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...
06 December 2020
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On Saturday 5th December the record for the distance a member who attended one of our Zoom meetings was broken. Last month the record had been held by a member from Scotland. On the 2nd December this record was broken by a member who attend...
06 December 2020
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The members interest's three pages, Surnames, Subject and Place, are now updated (6 December 2020) and include all the new entries that  were listed in the December 2020 Journal that was published on the 1st December 2020. If you want ...
30 November 2020
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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....
15 November 2020
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Handouts for the Trade Sources talk are available on the FHF-RU Show item of the Events menu. All are pdf files that can be downloaded

10 November 2020
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Imogen Corrigan was due to be presented this talk at our Dartford Branch, The Science & Technology College, Heath Lane, Dartford DA1 2LY. Now Imogen has agreed to do the presentation using 'Zoom' contact the Society to get details and codes. The ...
10 November 2020
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29 October 2020
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In normal circumstances the trustees get the opportunity to talk to members, learn of their interests and of their life experiences. Without the face to face contact this is not possible. If you have an interest or life experience you would like to s...
29 October 2020
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Three new zoom workshops have been organised Drawing Charts and diagrams by hand as a research tool. 11 November 2020. Thinking outside the Box. This is an exploration of sources both inside and outside the box. 25 November 2020. A discussion gr...