Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, except August, at Spruce Hill Baptist Church Hall, Brookscroft Road, Walthamstow, E17 4JP, starting at 8pm and finishing at 10pm.

Programme of meetings:

9th January 2018Social and Family History Quiz
13th FebruaryTalk: Waltham Forest People at War (1914-18), by Graham Millington
13th MarchWorkshop: Putting on a 40th Anniversary Exhibition. The Society was founded in November 1978. What might we include in an exhibition to celebrate 40 years of the society?
10th AprilTalk: The Tottenham Outrage and Walthamstow Tram Chase, by Geoff Barton
8th May"What I'm researching now" - An opportunity for members to talk about research, finds, or ask for help.
12th JuneTalk: Keepers, Cockneys and Kitchen Maids, by Georgina Green
10th JulyWorkshop: "My ancestor at war" In recent years there has been considerable focus on what happened in the Great War a century ago, and new sets of military records have been released. What have you found useful?
11th SeptemberWorkshop:
9th OctoberTalk: "DNA Analysis: the Future of Family History Research?", by Donna Rutherford
13th NovemberAGM and Presidential Address
11th DecemberTalk: Insanity in the Family, by Kathy Chater

Talks are given both by members of the society and by guest speakers.
In workshops we aim to learn from each other, provoking discussion, sharing discoveries, methods used, and information sources that have been useful when researching in particular fields.

The programme may be changed due to the availability of speakers.

Spruce Hill Baptist Church Hall, Brookscroft Road, Walthamstow.
E17 4JP

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