WSFHS OPEN DAY AND FAMILY HISTORY FAIROur next Open Day will be on:
Saturday 26th October 2013(NOT the first Saturday in November)
Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Rd, Woking, GU22 9BA
******** FREE LOOK UPS ON THE BRITISH NEWSPAPER ARCHIVE IN THE RESEARCH HALL!!!!! ********
******* SCOTLANDSPEOPLE LOOK UPS AT THE SCOTTISH RESEARCH HELP DESK!!!!!!! ********
Research Room (Hall 1)For details on our Research Room (in Hall 1) and Talks, click here
Bring your research!
Specialist Help DesksArmy Research Help Desk Capt. Graham Bandy
Dating Old Photographs Help Desk Bob Brock
Scottish Research Help Desk Dr. Ian Macdonald
Reading Old Documents Help Desk - Isabel Sullivan
Irish Research Help Desk Bill Davis (available until 3.00pm)
DNA and Genealogy Help Desk Dr Brian Swann
Free TalksThe times are still to be decided.
|Using Limited Information to Find an Ancestor||Mark Bayley||10.45 am|
|Remembrance and Community: local war memorials||Jane Howells||11.30 am|
|DNA and Family History Where Are We In 2013 and the Rise of Citizen Science?||Dr. Brian Swann||12.30 pm|
|Convicts and Transportation||Valda Hudson||1.15 pm|
|Scotland The Genealogists Paradise||Dr. Ian Macdonald||2.00 pm|
|Whats new on the familysearch Website?||Sharon Hintze||2.45 pm|
Family History Fair (Hall 2)For general information on the Fair (in Hall 2), including the list of organisations (see below) and How to get there, click here.
Here is a layout of the Hall and a list of who is where.
Spread the word! Print it off and put it up on a NoticeBoard near you
The following organisations have reserved tables:
*Anglo-German FHS *Berkshire FHS Bristol and Avon FHS *Buckinghamshire FHS Buckinghamshire GS *Dorset FHS *East Surrey FHS *Essex Society for FH Federation of Family History Societies Guild of One Name Studies *Hampshire GS Hertfordshire FHS Hillingdon FHS London Westminster & Middlesex FHS Manchester & Lancs FHS *Oxfordshire FHS Society of Genealogists Suffolk FHS Sussex FHG *West Middlesex FHS *Wiltshire FHS
British Association for Local History Brookwood Cemetery Society *Family & Community Historical Research Society Friends of Woking Palace *London Family History Centre Send & Ripley History Society *Southwark Family and Local History *Sunbury & Shepperton Local History Society *Surrey Heath Local History Club, Museum, Archaeological & Heritage Trust Surrey History Centre The Lightbox, Woking Woking & District Philatelic Society Woking History Society
Balmaiden Books Bookzone Bryan Brinkley Postcards C E Jones (Postcards and Books) CAB Search Footsteps Genealogy Printers G R Postcards Image-Restore.co.uk Photo Restorations John Townsend (Books) Joshua Horgan Print and Design M M Publications My History Nostalgia Online One Stop Genealogy R A Longley Publications S & N Genealogy Supplies The Genealogist This Way Books & Cassini Historical Maps
*Above, indicates societies or organisations bringing research material.
This map shows the location of the train station and nearest car park.
Not Local?If you have Surrey ancestors why not combine a visit to the Surrey History Centre in Woking on Friday with attendance on the Open Day on the Saturday? Please see website for information about local accommodation. http://www.woking.gov.uk/woking/visit/wheretostayandeat/stay
Report about our very successful 2012 Open Day please Click Here