Family and Community Historical Research Society





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Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September 2018 Secret Lives, Hidden Voices of our Ancestors, International Family History Conference, Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel, Watling St, Hinckley, LE10 3JA ( https://secretlives.org.uk/ )

Saturday, 22nd September 2018 10am to 4.30pm The Family History Show, London Sandown Park Racecourse, Sandown Park, Portsmouth Road Esher KT10 9AJ thefamilyhistoryshow.com/London/

Saturday, 6th October 2018 10am to 4.00pm Oxfordshire Family History Society Family History Fair, Marlborough School, Shipton Road Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1LP ofhs.org.uk

Saturday 13th October 2018 Family and Local History Fair with Craft Stalls, Doncaster School for the Deaf, Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6AY https://doncasterfhs.co.uk/event/family-history-fair-2018/

Saturday 27th October 2018 10am - 4pm Suffolk Family History Society Annual Fair, University of Suffolk, Waterfront Building, Neptune Quay, Ipswich IP4 1QJ www.suffolkfhs.org.uk

Saturday 3rd November 2018 10am to 4.30pm West Surrey Family History Fair and Open Day, Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Road, Woking. GU22 9BA. http://www.wsfhf.co.uk/

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Going beyond your family history

"Founded at a meeting of over 100 people at the Open University (OU) in Milton Keynes on 18 April 1998, FACHRS (it rhymes with "thatchers" or "crackers" - your pick!) was first suggested by Shirley Fisher a former student of OU Course DA301 Studying Family and Community History: 19th and 20th Centuries.

The aims of the Society are to promote and communicate research in family and community history, with a particular emphasis on the contribution of locally based micro-studies, especially through collaborative research. Over the years, major projects have resulted in books on the Swing Riots, 19th century Allotments, and Almshouses and a number of mini-projects that have proved immensely popular, with 30-40 per cent of Society members taking part."


Professor Michael Drake

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