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Farnham Centre

United Reformed Church, South Street, Farnham, GU9 7QU

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Co-ordinator Shirley Forster

Second Tuesday afternoon of the month
Doors open at 1.30pm. Meeting starts at 2.00pm.


Tue8AprWoodland Crafts and IndustriesTim Winter
Tue13MayThe Place Where I Grew UpInformal Meeting
Tue10JunAnalysing Birth, Death and Marriage CertificatesStephanie Monk
Tue9SepA History of Henley Park, SurreyJohn Squier
Tue14OctA parcel of gold for EdithJohn Owen Smith
Tue11NovA County Remembers: Surrey in the Great WarSHC staff member
Tue9DecChristmas QuizInformal Meeting


Tue13JanVictorian Lady TravellersDr Judy Hill
Tue10FebInteresting OccupationsInformal Meeting
Tue10MarWhere there's a Will you're awayJeanne Bunting

Forthcoming Meetings

April 8 2014

Tim Winter - Woodland Crafts and Industries
Tim uses postcards to illustrate what work our rural ancestors might have done.

May 13

Informal Meeting - The Place Where I Grew Up
Come and talk for about 10 minutes about the place where you grew up whether it's a town or village in any of the four corners of the world.

June 10

Stephanie Monk - Analysing Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates
Stephanie is a former Registrar who will talk about what can be gleaned from Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates

September 9

John Squier - A History of Henley Park, Surrey
From Royal Manor, through to Vokes and now modern flats; come and hear about John's 12 years of research.

October 14

John Owen Smith - A parcel of gold for Edith
Letters from the Australian Goldfields to England 1853-75

November 11

SHC staff member - A County Remembers: Surrey in the Great War
They will discuss the project in detail and look at sources for the study of Surrey during the Great War, both militarily and on the home front.

December 9

Informal Meeting - Christmas Quiz
Come along and test your knowledge of Christmas customs

January 13 2015

Dr Judy Hill - Victorian Lady Travellers
We often think of the women staying at home but did they?

February 10

Informal Meeting - Interesting Occupations
What interesting occupations did your ancestors have?

March 10

Jeanne Bunting - Where there's a Will you're away
Find out how useful a Will and associated documents can be.

From January 2014 - new venue, new time

Shirley Forster has kindly offered to taken over the Farnham meeting. It will be held on Tuesday afternoons at the United Reform Church on South Street, opposite Sainsburys. Buses from Aldershot area stop outside Sainsburys, which is opposite the Hall, buses from other areas stop at Borough in West Street and itís then a 5-minute walk. Parking in Sainsburys Car Park is £1.80 for 3 hours or there is alternative parking in Central Car Park, Victoria Road or Dogflud Way Car Park. The Hall is less than a 10-minute walk from the railway station.

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